40 Of The Coolest Things People Have Created Using A 3D Printer

Published 2 weeks ago

One cool aspect of the future of tech is our access to 3D printing. While some are thinking of how to use 3D printing to build houses or print edible food, others are using it to create medical miracles. One subreddit aptly named 3Dprinting, follows and shares all these innovative creations so that “makers of all skill levels and walks of life can learn about and discuss 3D printing.” Scroll below to check out some cool 3D-printed items and the amazing progress technology has made. 

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#1 I Recently Had A Full Head Mri. Using Free Software I Was Able To Pluck My Brain Out And Turn It Into A Desk Light

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#2 Who Ever Designed This Thing I Printed It… I Have Never Been So Horrified And In Love At The Same Time!!

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#3 (Oc) I Made The Jetpacks For My Light-Year Suit Everything Is 3D Printed!

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#4 I Hate Flossing, But Flossers Are A Waste Of Plastic, So I 3D Printed A Reusable One!

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#5 I Found A Mini Nuclear Power Plant On Thingiverse And Modified It To Fit On My Humidifier

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#6 Proof That Perseverance Pays Off…my Full Iron Man Suit, Printed In Many, Many Pieces On My Tiny Up Mini Over 6 Months

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#7 Just Had To Do It, I Couldn’t Resist

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#8 When A Failed Print Is Still A Happy Little Mistake

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#9 I Made These Spikes To Stop “Helpful” People From Grabbing Me Without Consent

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#10 A Redditor Has Built Me A New Finger After Insurance Turned Me Down For One. They Took An Existing Design And Customized It With My Feedback And Made Me Whole Again. It Should Be Known That Limb Labs Wanted 15 To 20 Thousand Dollars For One

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#11 My 8 Year Old Asked For A Nintendo Switch For Christmas. Prusa I3 Mk3s To The Rescue! We Did Buy Her An Actual Switch, But She Must Endure This First

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#12 One Lid To Rule Them All

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#13 Bastard Broke Into The Wrong Goddamn Rec Room

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#14 My Partner Keeps Buying Plants So I Have To Keep Designing Plant Pots. Here’s One Of My Latest Ones

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#15 Broke My Arm, Got A 3D Printed Cast

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#16 Just Finished My Arkham Knight Cosplay! Fully 3D Printed And Painted, This Was So Much Fun To Do!

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#17 A Loggerhead Turtle Got Into A Boating Accident, Resulting In The Loss Of A Majority Of Its Lower Beak. Scientists Gave It A New 3D Printed Titanium Beak. It Looks So Badass. He Is Now A Cyborg Turtle

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#18 After Three Failed Attempts, I Present To You: Invisiball In Spectrum

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#19 I Made A ‘Toothpaste Mover’ So You Can Push Toothpaste From One Costco-Sized Tube Into A Lil Travel Tube ???

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#20 My New Favourite 3D Print

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#21 Simple Design For A 7 Year Anniversary Present. The Pennies Are Dated With Years That Are Significant To Us

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#22 My Dad 3D Printed A Lever To Replace His Light Switch

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#23 Designed A Custom Duck Hunt Display For These Nerf Guns That I Printed Zapper Shells For

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#24 Inserts For My Travel Tool Box

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#25 Was Born Without An Arm So I Built Myself My Own Eletronic 3D Printed Arm. This Is Me Holding An Egg

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#26 I May Have A *slight* Addiction To Printing Covers For My Bionic Arm

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#27 Finally Finished The Wife’s Fully Motorised Mk49 Rescue Suit 3D Printed On Ender 5 Plus Bondtech Ddx Direct Drive

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#28 My Wife’s 10 Year Old Brother Got A 3D Printer For Christmas. I Joked That He Can Build Me A Playstation. Every Day I’ve Been Asking Him When It’ll Be Ready. Today He Brought Me This. Best Present Ever

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#29 S̵t̵e̵a̵l̵ ̵t̵h̵e̵ ̵k̵e̵y̵s̵

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#30 Don’t Feed Spray Paint After Midnight

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#31 I Made This Guitar For My Son’s Birthday

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I have a few small things to finish it but it’s essentially finished. Printed in PETG on my X1C and I used stone coat epoxy with miraclekoo resin dye. The pickups are fender noiseless n4.

#32 I’m Working On A 3D Printable Model Of Bmo From Adventure Time With Accurate Internals!

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#33 3D Printed Clip-On Temperature Indicator For The Shower Pipe To Show When It’s Warm Or Too Hot. I’m Disabled So I Can’t Always Tell Temperature With My Hand, And I Didn’t Want To Use One Of Those LED Showerheads Because Electricity + Water = Bad

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#34 Where The Sidewalk Ends

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#35 Finished Printing The Oof Stones

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#36 My Step-Son’s Soccer Team Won First In A Tournament But They Didn’t Get A Trophy So I Designed And Printed Him One

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#37 I Modeled, Printed, And Painted This Little House To Express My Frustration With The Housing Market

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#38 Moon Lamp

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#39 Me And My Son 3D Printed A Life Size Battle Droid. Turns Out They Were Quite Big

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#40 I 3D Printed The City Of Denver

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Shanilou Perera

Shanilou has always loved reading and learning about the world we live in. While she enjoys fictional books and stories just as much, since childhood she was especially fascinated by encyclopaedias and strangely enough, self-help books. As a kid, she spent most of her time consuming as much knowledge as she could get her hands on and could always be found at the library. Now, she still enjoys finding out about all the amazing things that surround us in our day-to-day lives and is blessed to be able to write about them to share with the whole world as a profession.

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