Tinkerers!  Now that we are officially in the month of Love, I thought I’d share a little insight to the Tinkercad team during the #TinkercadMixtape Challenge.  A few of us have been brave enough to share a love song playlist with you today, please don’t judge. Guillermo Melantoni (Tinkercad Product Manager): Wasting Love – Iron […]

Penguin Mixtape Valentines Tinkercad Challenge

Possibly our favorite challenges last year were #PenguinDatingGame – where we sought a love interest for Peter the Penguin via the popular game show – and #PenguinAlbumCovers, for which you guys recreated some amazing album art in Tinkercad.  In the spirit of St. Valentine’s Day this year, I thought it’d be fun to get to know our users […]


Dear Tinkerers Our goal is to create the best product we can for you to take Tinkercad to the next level. We want the best because you deserve the best. Recently, you may have experienced slow performance on when opening files with shape generators or downloading for 3D printing at peak usage times. That’s because the infrastructure that […]


What happens if we address a missing limb as a blank canvas rather than a disability? Kids are some of the most creative folks around. At Superhero Cyborgs 2.0, kids will create their own superpowers via personal wearable devices – a potential alternative to their upper limb prosthetic. Follow along with the Superhero Cyborgs, as they learn about […]

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After playing around with some TinkerCrafting this week, I realized there’s a pretty limited number of materials possible with the default Tinkercad palette.  For example, black = obsidian, but so does dark blue, green and brown.  Also, just about all the light colors turn into quartz.  You can change the materials in MC Edit pretty […]

As usual I’ve been very busy in my every day life, and I’ve still tried to maintain productivity on Tinkercad.  Why?  Because I’m trying to improve my ability to make organic shapes constantly.  And because my mind is a catch-sink for a million different pop-culture references…If I see something I like, I automatically analyze how […]


Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a great holiday! If you recall, we issued an #UglyChristmasSweater challenge last month and we finally got in the real thing.  Congrats to Tamachan for her super-horrid design! Stay tuned for the next Tinkercad #Challenge.