Capture Your Town Community Challenge

The MakerBot Community has hit the streets to use brand new tools to digitize artwork, ancient artifacts, public monuments, architecture, picnic baskets, fire hydrants, and more to share on Join designers and makers in your area to share models of the things that you love about where you live with the world!

Using a digital camera and a free app from Autodesk as a place to start, ‘capture’ real world objects and convert them into 3D models hosted on Those models can then be downloaded for free and ‘printed’ in 3D on a MakerBot 3D Printer.

There’s no better way to dive into the exploding new world of 3D design and personal fabrication than to join tens of thousands of people around the world in the Capture Your Town! community challenge. Explore new tools. Collaborate with your local MakerBot User Group. Introduce members of the MakerBot Community on the other side world from you with the places, objects and things that make where you live unique and wonderful.

Participating couldn’t be easier:

• Grab a few basic tools.
• Organize a CaptureSession with friends or your local MakerBot User Group.
• Use software such as 123D Catch and Meshmixer to capture and clean up your models.
• Upload your raw data and complete 3D models to, tagged “captured” and the location
• Contribute to  a collection that celebrates the tremendous range of places where the MakerBot pioneers live, work, and dream-up the world of tomorrow!

We aren’t asking who has the best town … but who has the best town on Thingiverse?

Now….Go Forth, Scan Things, Share Them On Thingiverse, And Make Them On Your MakerBot!


12 months special financing on new
MakerBot 3D printer hardware purchases
with Dell Preferred Account on

Limited-time offer for qualified customers.
Offer Details

12 months special financing on new MakerBot 3D printer hardware purchases is a no interest if paid in full by November, 2015 financing promotion. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the purchase balance is not paid in full by your payment due date in November, 2015 or if you make a late payment. Minimum monthly payments are required during the promotional period. If not paid by end of promotional period, account balance and new purchases will be subject to the Standard APR rates, which range from 19.99% - 29.99% variable APR, as of 8/30/2014, depending on creditworthiness. Offers subject to credit approval and may be changed without notice.

Dell Preferred Account offered to U.S. residents by WebBank, who determines qualifications for and terms of credit. Promotion eligibility varies and is determined by WebBank. Taxes, shipping, and other charges are extra and vary. Payments equal 3% of your balance or $20, whichever is greater. Minimum Interest Charge is $2.00.

All products in your cart at the time of purchase will qualify for the special financing promotion if purchased with Dell Preferred Account between 12-31-2014 through 1/28/2015.

New MakerBot 3D printer hardware purchases are eligible! Refurbished and/or used purchases do not qualify for promotions. Eligible e-value/order codes: A7516721, A7629818, A7598495, A7617635.

What can we help you with today?
I want to chat with Sales.
I have a question about an existing order.
I have a technical question about my device.
Existing Orders
For faster service, enter your order number
(found in your confirmation e-mail)