The MakerBot Replicator looks like this:
Here is the 3D printer in action:
To use the 3D printer, the following software is required:
3. Then import the .stl file to ReplicatorG, a software that allows user to set the origin, scale, definition, and the orientation of the object. ReplicatorG then exports the information to gcode, a machine language that tells the print nozzle of the printer where to go in a coordinate system.
Challenge: Build a small emblem to be printed.