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Tag: 3d Printing

3D Printed Guardians of the Galaxy Walkman iPhone 6 Plus Case: Awesome Build Vol.1

3D Printed Guardians of the Galaxy Walkman iPhone 6 Plus Case: Awesome Build Vol.1
iPhone cases that look like the Sony Walkman are nothing new. Thanks to Guardians of the Galaxy, Walkman cases that look like Star-Lord’s specific Walkman model, the TPS-L2, have become quite popular. But John R. Hazzard went the extra mile for and designed one for his iPhone 6 Plus.

Forget 3D Printing, 3D Sketching Looks Awesome

Forget 3D Printing, 3D Sketching Looks Awesome
3D printing is all the rage right now, and I’m mildly (read: dangerously) obsessed with it. It’s an awesome tool for design and engineering, which are both things that my brain likes to latch on to.
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Exo 3D Printed Titanium Leg Concept: The Six Hundred Dollar Man

Exo 3D Printed Titanium Leg Concept: The Six Hundred Dollar Man
Prosthetic legs typically go for several thousands of dollars and stick out because of their robotic appearance. Industrial Design student William Root wanted to address both of those issues with his Exo concept. It’s a prosthetic leg that takes advantage of modern 3D modeling and printing technology.

3D Printed Rollerblades: PLAirborne

3D Printed Rollerblades: PLAirborne
Instructables user Mizchief100 makes rollerblades cutting edge once again with his custom fit 3D printed design. It’s not 100% 3D printed – you’ll still need to buy shoe laces and wheels for instance –but the boot, tongue, foot plate and wheel housing are all 3D printed and customizable.

MoMA Buys First 3D Printed Kinematics Dress

MoMA Buys First 3D Printed Kinematics Dress
Nervous System, a company specializing in new methods of creating 3D shapes for printing, just showed off a new product using its fledgling Kinematics system. Kinematics’ web app translates 3D models into flexible sheets made up of interlocking, hinged triangles.

Star Wars VII Crossguard Lightsaber 3D-Printed Replica Awakens

Star Wars VII Crossguard Lightsaber 3D-Printed Replica Awakens
The jagged crossguard lightsaber seen in the Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens teaser had many folks scratching their heads. Instead of debating the plausibility of a fictional weapon in a universe where the Force and sarlaccs exist, the folks at 3D printing store Le FabShop gave in to the geek side and 3D printed a replica of the weapon.

3D-Printed Stargate Replica Needs a Tiny DHD

3D-Printed Stargate Replica Needs a Tiny DHD
Thingiverse member Carasibana is officially an Ancient. Well, an Ancient-in-training. That’s because she made this nifty light-up Stargate replica. Carasibana based her replica on the design of fellow Thingiverse member Glitch, tweaking it to fit a stepper motor and an Arduino UNO with a motor shield to make the inner ring move.

Big Hero 6 Baymax 3D Printed Lamp: Your Personal Lighting Companion

Big Hero 6 Baymax 3D Printed Lamp: Your Personal Lighting Companion
3Denovo is an upcoming online marketplace for 3D printed objects. The company itself is designing a handful of items so that its store won’t be bare when it launches. One of its ideas is a funny figure of Baymax, the robot from the Disney movie Big Hero 6.

3D Printed Accessories Turn Vegetables into Toys: Vegatron

3D Printed Accessories Turn Vegetables into Toys: Vegatron
Kids are always told not to play with their food, but Le FabShop’s Open Toys project might make adults give an exception to the rule. Open Toys are 3D-printed accessories that you can stick to vegetables, fruits and other soft objects into vehicles.

Animated Super Mario Cloud Pendant, AKA Animated Super Mario Bush Pendant

Animated Super Mario Cloud Pendant, AKA Animated Super Mario Bush Pendant
Not all wearables have to be the next big thing. Here’s a high-tech piece of jewelry that you can make with the help of Adafruit’s Pro Trinket microcontroller and a 3D printer. It’s a pendant with a 1.44″ LCD display that’s playing a looping animation.

3D Printed Skeleton Lets You Make LEGO Robots: LEGO Build Fighter

3D Printed Skeleton Lets You Make LEGO Robots: LEGO Build Fighter
You can already build mecha or any robot with LEGO. I mean, it’s LEGO. There’s even a tactical tabletop wargame called Mobile Frame Zero that uses LEGO and other building toys instead of figurines. But if you’d like to have a standardized way of building humanoid robots, MyBuild might be what you’re looking for.

3D Printed Iron Man Prosthetic Hand Can Light up a Kid’s Life

3D Printed Iron Man Prosthetic Hand Can Light up a Kid’s Life
Pat Starace is not only multi-talented, he also has a golden heart. More specifically, a crimson and golden heart. The animator, artist, designer and tinkerer recently shared his design for a 3D printed Iron Man prosthetic hand for children.

Extract & Print 3D Models from Unreal Engine Games: STLen OBJects

Extract & Print 3D Models from Unreal Engine Games: STLen OBJects
Here’s a seemingly no-brainer for 3D printing enthusiasts. If you’re looking for 3D files to print, your Steam library may already hold the files you seek. YouTuber Angus Deveson of Maker’s Muse recently shared a way to convert the files in Unreal Engine games into printable formats.

Someone 3D-Printed a Machine That Folds And Launches Paper Planes

Someone 3D-Printed a Machine That Folds And Launches Paper Planes
Do you remember when we were kids? We had to fold our own damn paper airplanes. It took whole minutes… in the snow… both ways. Now some inventor has created this device that will surely turn the next generation into a bunch of lazy slobs who never move out of their parents’ houses and think they’re soooooo special.

3D Printed Samus Aran Cosplay: MetroiDDD

3D Printed Samus Aran Cosplay: MetroiDDD
Three years ago I found my favorite cosplay ever – an incredible take on Cecil’s Dark Knight form. Two years ago RPF forum member Talaaya started work on her Metroid Prime 3 Samus Aran Varia suit.

Pango Turns Sketches into 3D Models: Pop-up Book 2.0

Pango Turns Sketches into 3D Models: Pop-up Book 2.0
Like any tool, 3D printers can’t magically produce the thing you want on its own. You have to provide detailed instructions to the machine in the form of a 3D model, which of course requires training and studying to master.
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