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 * Create a 2D or [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​3D_modeling|3D model]] using 2D or 3D drawing ( [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Computer-aided_design|CAD]] ) software, for example [[http://​www.openscad.org/​|OpenSCAD]]. * Create a 2D or [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​3D_modeling|3D model]] using 2D or 3D drawing ( [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Computer-aided_design|CAD]] ) software, for example [[http://​www.openscad.org/​|OpenSCAD]].
-* Export this model as a [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​STL_%28file_format%29|STL]] or [[http://​fr.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Drawing_eXchange_Format|DXF]] file, STL is ​generally used for 3D milling operations ( for example surface carving ), and DXF for 2D or [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​2.5D|2.5D]] milling operations ( for example contour or drilling ).+* Export this model as a [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​STL_%28file_format%29|STL]] or [[http://​fr.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Drawing_eXchange_Format|DXF]] file, STL is ​generally used for 3D milling operations ( for example surface carving ), and DXF for 2D or [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​2.5D|2.5D]] milling operations ( for example contour or drilling ).
 * Use [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Computer-aided_manufacturing|CAM software]] like [[http://​www.cambam.info/​|CamBam]],​ to convert the file into a G-code file. * Use [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Computer-aided_manufacturing|CAM software]] like [[http://​www.cambam.info/​|CamBam]],​ to convert the file into a G-code file.
 * Connect host software like [[Pronterface]] to your [[Smoothieboard]] via the USB cable. ​ * Connect host software like [[Pronterface]] to your [[Smoothieboard]] via the USB cable. ​