Designs

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3D printing designs have to be thought through well to make models printable. There are specific requirements to the designs for desktop 3D printing. Many interesting models have been created that push the boundaries and are fun to make. This category includes our own designs as well as the ones we borrowed from 3D printing community websites.

3D Printed Hexagons – Themed Collection

There is an interesting themed collection of 3D printed hexagons on Thingiverse. María Loureiro aka @tecnoloxia started a project named @100Hex where she shares her designs. Many hexagons represent different patterns, but some are based on pieces of art, recognisable images or events. On her Thingiverse project page, María encourages […]

Hairy 3D Prints

3D printing nurtures creativity and curiosity. Some more advanced makers start to find standard printing boring. They look for a challenge and push the boundaries of this technology. They “torture test” their 3D printers to see the maximum capability. New ideas are born. Designing hairy 3D prints is one of […]

3D Printed Puzzle Box

Customization is the main value in 3D printing. Designers and makers can apply their skills and use their imagination to create something original. One of the best models for customization is a 3D printed puzzle box. The puzzle can be unique for each model or there may be a secret […]