If you are tired of just 3d printing models from the Internet, it is time to learn how to create your 3d models. Computer-Aided Design (CAD) programs are the industry standard for 3d modeling of physical objects, and many of them work well with 3d printers. There are CAD programs that are easy enough for 3rd graders, so anyone watching this video should learn a CAD program.

Topics Covered in this Video

00:00 Introduction
05:16 What is CAD?
07:10 Software Licensing Models
10:29 CAD Design Approaches |
12:43 TinkerCAD Demo (Direct Object Modeling)
14:42 OpenSCAD Demo (Parametric Scripting)
18:38 FreeCAD Demo (Parametric Design)
24:27 11 CAD Programs Compared
34:47 Recommended CAD Programs