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With a background in construction, education from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, Marcus Ritland has been using Sketchup professionally since 2008 for his own CAD design business, Denali 3D Design.
3D Printing with Sketchup now available

3D Printing with Sketchup now available

I’ve written a book! All about how you can get 3D Printing with SketchUp, it can be purchased from Packt Publishing or from Amazon at this link: 3D Printing with SketchUp. About the book As 3D printing is becoming more accessible, it…read more →

Video Guide to 3D Printing Technologies

Part of my work as a designer is choosing the right material for your project. I’ll ask questions such as, “Is this a prototype, or end-use part?” “What level of detail is needed?” “Does this part require multiple colors?” The…read more →

Tips for 3D Printing with Sketchup

Tips for 3D Printing with Sketchup

Matt Donley runs an informative blog with Sketchup tutorials and Sketchup news at Master Sketchup.  As he’s just starting to get into 3D printing, he asked me to write a post about 3D printing with Sketchup, which I was happy to do. In…read more →

The Story of Twisted Star Lamp

The Story of Twisted Star Lamp

This is the story of the project that launched my interest in 3D printing. In September 2010, i.materialise announced a 3D printed lamp design challenge.  The guidelines were pretty simple – design an original lamp using Sketchup, taking advantage of 3D printing’s unique…read more →

About Marcus Ritland

You have an idea for a thing, a physical product.  I want to help enable you to take advantage of the power of 3D printing to make your thing.  The bridge from your ideas to reality lies in 3D modeling software that…read more →