20 Times Creative People Took 3D Printing To The Next Level
The technology of 3D printing has been around for a few decades now, but many people are still unaware of its great applications. According to the Oxford dictionary, 3D printing is “the action or process of making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many thin layers of a material in succession.” This is an additive process of manufacturing where physical objects are created from digital designs.
A subreddit called 3Dprinting shares some of the most interesting, unique, and elaborate works created by the method of 3D printing. This community has 817k members and they share their own works to educate and inspire people about 3D printing. Their main goal is “to maintain a place where people of all skill levels can learn about 3D printing. This community likes to maintain a good mix of discussion, articles, and images. Here are 20 of the most interesting pictures in which people from this online group showed how they put their ideas into real objects.
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#1 Just In Time For Halloween
Image source: phoaddict
#2 I 3D Printed A Rock! Then Painted It To Look More Like…a Rock!
Image source: Hopefully_Irregular
#3 I Printed And Painted My Very Own Necronomicon. What’s The Worst That Can Happen?
Image source: MS_Salmonella
#4 After Modding My Ender3 V2 To Do 400mm High Prints I Revisited My Prosthetic Cover Design, Printed Full Height, No Cut Or Seam At The Bottom, Raindrop Rear Case, Tpu Gaskets To Damp Sound…best Of All, 40% Lighter. Well Pleased.
Image source: CrustySweetRoll
#5 Made Tactile Diagrams For A Blind Student At My Uni
Image source: shadeofmyheart
#6 Switch Card Rolodex I Just Printed And Assembled!
Image source: photophinishphyllis
#7 Not Sure If There’s An Interest In 3D-Printed Brains? Here’s Mine From 2016 When I Converted My (And My Friends’) Fmri Scans Into A Printable Stl.
Image source: muxelmann
#8 Wife And Kids Kept Stealing My Charger
Image source: TheMaskedSwinger
#9 I Designed And Printed A Working Simpsons TV. Plays The First 11 Seasons At Random Without Internet. Knobs Work Too!
Image source: buba447
#10 As Requested, Here’s Mack With His Pla Unicorn Horn
Image source: Bogey01
#11 Made Some Coasters
Image source: TannedJew
#12 I 3D Printed A 3D Printer 3D Printing A 3D Printer
Image source: arthuroking30
#13 I Designed En 3D Printed A Custom Pikachu Pegboard For My 4yo Daughter. It’s Great, Because No Matter What Colors She Decides To Use, It Always Looks Like A Pikachu And It Makes Her So Happy!
Image source: DankSepticTank
#14 3D Printed Guitar Body Build
Image source: Libercrat
#15 I Made A 1:3 Scale Batmobile 1989 For My 4 Years Old Son
Image source: YsnKy86
#16 I’m Printing Shang Chi’s 10 Rings With My Elegoo Mars Pro
Image source: MrSingularitarian
#17 Mid Century Beehive Lamp Fully 3D Printed Replica
Image source: enragedmachine
#18 I Built A Pool Cleaner From A Roomba
Image source: electrosync
#19 Can’t Decide If This Is Awesome Or Terrible…
Image source: jimmiecburn
#20 Broke My Glasses Arms, Saved $200 By Printing Instead Of Replacing.
Image source: Johny2x4Reddit