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Modify an Stl file in Fusion 360

One of my most popular videos is the above one teaching how to modify an STL file in Fusion 360. There seems to be a high demand of wanting to edit downloaded stl files from Thingiverse or any other file sharing site. Most of you can probably relate. You download a file and need to simply tweak a tiny part to make it fit your application. Fusion 360 actually makes this pretty simple with the introduction of the Mesh environment and the ability to convert a mesh into a brep. Once converted to a brep, you can then proceed to edit the design as you would any solid. You do have to be careful however, a file with too many facets (over 10,000) may give you trouble. To see how to address the

Design & 3D Print Peppa Pig in Fusion 360

Here's a video where I go into the Sculpting environment in Fusion 360 to model Peppa Pig. I began by bringing an image of Peppa as an attached canvas and used the image to sculpt around. This is really the best way to starting using the Sculpting environment. It will take a bit of practice to get comfortable using the sculpting tools as it requires an entirely different mindset compared to working within the modeling environment. However, once you get used to editing t-splines, they become a very powerful tool as it allows you to tackle these type of organic shapes. One of the many reasons I love working with Fusion 360 so much is this ability to go back and forth within these two envi

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