Top 10 3D Printing Design Tips - This is a rundown similar to my Top 10 3D Printing Tips video with a focus on 3d printing design. Designing for 3d printing can be very daunting. I've broken these tips into 10 categories and go into each one a bit. Use a software program you are comfortable with. Think in terms of halves when in comes to designing for 3 printing. Learn common keyboard shortcuts. Try out a trackball mouse to avoid wrist and hand fatigue. Try a 3d or space mouse for 3d design. Think in terms of copied parts. Learn about connection tolerances in order to design close fitting parts. Design off of existing materials that are strong and versatile. Don't' get frustrated. Open your eyes to all the great design around you. This is how to get the most amazing 3d printed designs.