How to Convert 2D Drawing to 3D Model (.stl)

Here’s a link to a superb video that shows how to create a 3D Model (.stl file) from a 2D drawing.

The process takes 5 minutes or less once you’re familiar with the tools.

He uses just 2 pieces of software, both free:

– Inkscape:   (a vector graphics editor)

– Blender:   (3D model creator)

(BTW, only download these programs from the official .org sites)

These programs are standards in the modelling world: widely used and best in class.