Monthly Archives: January 2011

Export to Thingiverse

Over the weekend Bre and Zach of Thingiverse+Makerbot got in touch with me. They told how much they liked 3DTin and will be able to provide an API if 3DTin wants to directly export its sketches to Thingiverse. I said why not. … Continue reading

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Leaderboard

Just added a Leaderboard to 3DTin. This is a first cut, with some rough edges. But it does the job of publicising the users who are creating great artwork with 3DTin. Let me know what you think.

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Detect 2D-manifold violations before 3D printing

A lot of 3DTin users are 3D printing fans. Naturally I started thinking how 3DTin can be improved for 3D printing. As it turns out, not all 3D models are printable as-is. When you are working in a virtual world … Continue reading

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Extrude

After working 3-4 weeks on the backend side of things, it’s good to be working on the editor again. It’s time for a new tool – Extrude. Extrude is a very handy tool available in many 3D modelling tools in … Continue reading

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Make money with your 3DTin artwork

By adding a Flattr button to your profile. Flattr is a micropayment service that… Well I can’t possibly explain it any better than this official video. Now you can get paid for your 3D artwork from your fans via Flattr. … Continue reading

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Scoring and Profiles

3DTin just got more interesting. It now comes with a scoring mechanism. Now you will get rewarded for creating some awesome 3D sketches. How does it work? There are two kinds of score that each user can have: Reputation and … Continue reading

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Ratings and Tree

Last week I pushed out several fixes but didn’t get time to write about them here. The gallery was redone. Some space was reserved for Ads. A new credits page was added. Also last couple of weeks have seen large … Continue reading

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