3D Printing

MakerHome Day 10 – Going fishing

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Up until now I tried to design a completely new object or at least modify/remix an existing design each day, but today my design time was spent learning OpenSCAD so…

MakerHome Day 9 – Mini knots

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Even at home, eight days is a lot of time to pass without printing something mathematical.  So today, miniature knots!  We can use them around the house as game tokens…

MakerHome Day 8 – LEGO marble run (chapter 2)

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Following up from Day 4 we have some new-and-improved LEGO marble run pieces: STL file: http://www.geekhaus.com/makerhome/day8_legomarble.stl Tinkercad link: https://tinkercad.com/things/31fZLaKI5PM-day-8-lego-marble-run-chapter-2 Thingiverse link: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:145842 Settings: MakerWare “low” with no raft and custom supports as…

MakerHome Day 7 – Holey coin-op bottle opener

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Today something very simple:  a minor remix of hoeken’s lovely minimalist Coin-op Bottle Opener on Thingiverse, with holes added for style and so you can see the penny better. STL file:…

MakerHome Day 6 – Hinged butterfly

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Inspired by the hinge in someandy’s Embossing Stamp, today we make a hinged butterfly. The image came from a screenshot of butterfly on wugange.com and was converted to .svg format by online-convert.com and…

MakerHome Day 5 – Fractal LED

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Most of today’s design time was spent tweaking the LEGO marble run piece from yesterday, but that’s not done yet so here we will do an easy mashup of two…

MakerHome Day 4 – LEGO marble run (chapter 1)

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Today our 8-year-old jumped into the print-a-day game with a sample piece for a marble run to be built on top of LEGO pieces. Using Tinkercad he combined a short piece of…

MakerHome Day 3 – Pickaxe hangers

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Today we printed hangers for our Minecraft foam pickaxe and sword. Each of these nails into the wall in two places and has a small post that sticks out. By…

MakerHome Day 2 – Voronoi box

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One of the new Community Shape Scripts on Tinkercad is a very nice Voronoi diagram maker by Brandon Cole (including the code!). As a sort of random test of what…

MakerHome Day 1 – Coin traps

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For the first day, a simple coin trap for nickels or quarters which we designed in Tinkercad. STL file: http://geekhaus.com/makerhome/day1_cointrap.stl Tinkercad link: https://tinkercad.com/things/bJOfGp1qKt7-day-1-coin-trap Thingiverse link: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:142078 Settings: We printed these on the MakerWare…