3D Scanned Tree Texture – Ideas For 3D Printing


In this gallery, we offer you to take a look at what can be done from 3D scanned tree textures to give you ideas for 3D printing. There are many trees that carry a piece of history, sentimental value, or that are rare varieties in some well-kept gardens. Even though we have a few free and premium files to download, we want to encourage visitors to use this idea together with the 3D printing technology to achieve the original and unique results using local trees. Click on pictures to zoom and start a carousel.

Ideas For 3D Printing – Planter Pots in Vase Mode

Let’s use 3D scanning and vase mode 3D printing to achieve a real tree texture effect for functional or decorative items. Read more & images

Vase Mode 3D Printing - 3D Scanned Tree Vases - Oak, Birch, and Pine Textures 3D Scanned Tree Texture - Oak, Birch, and Pine Plant Pots Ideas For 3D Printing - Planter Pots in Vase Mode 3D Printed Planter Pots for My Little Garden Plants


Ideas For 3D Printing – Lamp Shades in Vase Mode

Our recent success with transferring 3D scanned textures on objects and 3D printing them in the vase mode, made us want to dig into the subject and learn more about 3D printed lamp shades. Here is what we found out. Read more & images

Vase Mode Ideas - 3D Scanned Pine Texture Lamp Shades 3D Printed Lamp Shades - Ideas & Safety Test LED and Incandescent Light Bulbs Torture Test - Melted Lamp - LED vs Incandescent Bulbs


3D Scanned Textures – 3D Printed Tree Stump Coasters

Highly customizable and functional 3D printed coasters can serve for a long time and be an inspirational object on any table. They are easily printable on a desktop 3D printer at home and can be made in different materials. Read more & images

Ideas For 3D Printing - Oak, Birch, and Pine Texture Coasters 3D Printed Coasters - Tree Stumps in Wood Filament Tree Stump Coasters - 3D Printed in Wood Filament 3D Printed Coaster - Color Changing PLA - Cup of Tea and Candle in a Glass





Fastigiate Hornbeam – 3D Printed Pen Holder

A vast collection of interesting trees can be found in Kew Gardens (London). Fastigiate Hornbeam is unique and very suitable for 3D printing ideas. It has many branches and they are even in width. As this photogrammetry scan involved more than just bark texture, Meshroom, a 3D scanning software, was slightly moody to process the images. It took us three attempts before we achieved the desired result. This object can be turned into an original pen holder or decorative lamp for example.
Ideas for 3D Printing - Fastigiate Hornbeam - Tree Scan From Kew Gardens Fastigiate Hornbeam - Kew Gardens


Redwood Dawn – Ogre Mace

Here is another beauty from Kew Gardens (London). This tree is very short compared to others from the Redwood collection but it strikes with its unique curves. If there are Ogres in this forest, they would use it as a mace, no doubt. More images and files for 3D printing are coming soon.
Redwood Dawn Tree and 3D Scan - Kew Gardens


3D Printed and Airbrushed Decorative Flower Pot Cases

The first impression is that it’s a real log. But it’s not. It is a 3d printed and airbrushed 3D scan. Cool make by Timid_Ranger on Thigiverse On his page, Timid Ranger explains that he used these prints to disguise less appealing flower pots.

3D Printed and Airbrushed by Timid_Ranger Birch Tree Log 3D Printed and Airbrushed Birch Tree Scan 3D Printed and Airbrushed Decorative Flower Pot Cases


Ideas For 3D Printing – Molds from 3D Scans

White cement replica molded in a scanned oak texture print. Idea and make by Akeko on Thigiverse 3D printing is widely used as part of molding process. Here is an example of how 3D scanned tree textures can be used for such projects.

White Cement - Made Using 3D Printed Oak Tree Mold Oak Tree 3D Scan Used for Mold - Cement Molded Oak Tree Segment





Source & Links

Most of the STL files for the featured designs that we use come from file-sharing repositories. You can find the sources by following the links to the blogs. We feature some of 3D printing ideas in our 3DWithUs YouTube Channel.
Similar layout galleries:
– 3D Print Ideas, Makes and Designs
– Spray Painting 3D Prints
– 3D Scanned Tree Texture
3D Scanned Tree Texture Collection: Oak, Birch, and Pine.


More Ideas For 3D Printing

If you have any other ideas for 3D printing using tree 3D scans, please contact us. We will be happy to collaborate and publish your idea with images here. If you want your local tree to be turned into something functional or decorative, also contact us, and we may help you to achieve this.


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