Learning Resources and Software

Where can I find 3D models to download?
There are a lot of different places to find 3D models, but here are some of our favourites:
My Mini Factory: Free and paid models
Thingiverse: Free and paid models
Youmagine: Free models
Pinshape: Free and paid models
Cults3D: Free and paid models
TurboSquid: Free and paid models
Yeggi: Free 3D print Search Engine

How do I learn more about 3D printing?
Head over to our Niche Academy page to take our Cura Certification tutorial.
Our YouTube channel, RPLBC, has a growing collection with several TinkerCAD and other 3D modelling tutorial videos.
Check out RPL’s catalogue for books on 3D printing.
Visit Lynda and log in with your library card to access 3D printing videos
All3DP is a great free online resource that covers basic information, industry developments and new models to print.
You can also get in contact with RPL’s Digital Services Team with any questions you might have about 3D printing. Email us with your feedback and questions.