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Christmas Tree Bauble (with secret compartment)

3D model description

This is my final model of 2017 and the 3rd model I've released this week - which is a record for me. This is a Christmas Tree bauble with screw top which allows the hollow to act as a container (for little gifts/secrets).

I designed it this way because:

a) A solid bauble seemed a waste of filament
b) Secret compartments are cool
c) The more parts, the more colours you can have.
d) The bauble in one piece would be incredibly difficult to print and I like to keep things easy for folk.

Designed to say thank to all the cool peeps who send me pretty stuff to try. I pay in art.

Fillamentum (https://fillamentum.com/)
Polyalchemy (http://www.polyalchemy.com)
Designbox3d (http://www.designbox3d.com)
Post-Printing

Assembly

The file:

loubie_bauble_assembly_GUIDE_ONLY_NOT_FOR_PRINTING.stl

shows what to do. Please use a glue capable of bonding the material you are printing with

3D printing settings

.2 layer height and 15% infill
Printed at 30 mm/s
At least 2 perimeters/shells
Take special care with the panels - they may need a brim
Only thing that needs supports is loubie_bauble_hanger.stl

  • 3D model format: STL

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British techie (now 3D artist and designer) living in Texas since 2013. Owner of various open source printers. Love of assemblies, automata and support free models.

If you need to contact me directly, please do so via Twitter:

https://twitter.com/loubie_3D

License

CC BY NC ND

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