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3D Printing: Free 3D models online

Tutorials and tips for clients using 3D printing service

3D files to download


Thingiverse is a very popular source of free, downloadable STL files. JCU library staff have printed many files from Thingiverse.

Just bear in mind that not all of the files on Thingiverse have, or can, be printed. 

Check out the number of Makes, read the comments, and the see the number of downloads to get an idea how useable a file might be.


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