Before you start

Before you install the Shipwright zip file into Blender, you’ll need to install both the Plating Generator and Shape Generator add-ons.

You can do this by installing their latest Blender add-on zip files via the Add-Ons tab under the Edit -> Preferences menu in Blender 2.93 or above:

Detailed instructions on how to install is available from the links above.

Your set up should be as follows:

Plating and Shape Generator installed

Main Installation

  1. Go to Edit -> Preferences.

  2. Select the Add-ons tab on the left it is not already.

  3. Select the Install… button along the top.

  4. This will open a file dialog where you should navigate to where you have downloaded the Shipwright zip file. This file should not be unzipped.

  5. Then, click the Install add-on from file button.

  6. Search for the add-on by typing Shipwright in the search box if it does not already appear.

  7. Make sure the checkbox next to the Add-on (Add Mesh: Shipwright) is ticked.

Your set up should be as follows so far:

Shipwright Installed