The free 3D-printable educational construction-set toy you can download and make at home!

Below is a list of software you can download to help you adapt and make your STEMFIE parts and projects. You can also download the corresponding STEMFIE Template files.


FreeCADBlender - OpenSCAD - Tinkercad

FreeCAD

STEMFIE.org FreeCAD template scene screenshot

FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler, whose development is completely open source (LGPL License). FreeCAD runs on Linux, Mac OS and Windows.


Blender

STEMFIE.org Blender template scene screenshot

Blender is the free and open-source 3D-creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline — modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and 2D animation pipeline.


OpenSCAD

STEMFIE.org OpenSCAD template scene screenshot

OpenSCAD is a free software and available for Linux/UNIX, Windows and Mac OS X. Instead of being an interactive modeller, OpenSCAD is something like a 3D-compiler that reads in a script file describing the object and then renders the 3D model.


Tinkercad

STEMFIE.org OpenSCAD template scene screenshot

Tinkercad is a free, online 3D modeling program that runs in a web browser, known for its simplicity and ease of use. Since it became available in 2011 it has become a popular platform for creating models for 3D printing as well as an entry-level introduction to constructive solid geometry in schools.