3d design and printing downloads

These tools will guide in you designing and printing your 3d designs.  All are free.

gCode and printing preparation
– converts STL files to gcode and gets them ready for printing

Netfabb basic – useful for splitting STLs into multiple components

Makerware – Makerbot’s proprietary gcode conversion tool

gcode visualizers

http://gcode.joewalnes.com/sample files

Maker Faire Robot – download the file named MAKE_Robot_V6.stl – it’s the last one on the list.