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Piggy Sitting: Piggy Bank Version

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3D model description

Here is the requested piggy bank version of my Sir Pigglesfree model

In this case he is Sir Piggles-not-so-free as I am making a small charge for him.
He is a functioning piggy bank with a threaded stopper for easy coin retrieval. The coin slot is large enough to accommodate most currencies.

His dimensions are:


The assembly is simple and demonstrated in his photographs

3D printing settings

This piggy needs supports for the thread cavity underneath. He will also need good cooling for his tail area and his chest. I have printed these without supports, but it is up to you.

The stopper can print without support if your printer does decent bridging but if unsure then include them.

The piggy bank model and stopper I printed in PLA with the following settings:

.2 layer height
3 perimeters/shells
10% infill

I advise you print the threads and threaded body in a hard wearing filament (I used PETG) as they are working parts.

I printed with settings as described above but used a 20% infill.

To assemble:

Take the threads and the threaded_body and ensure they work well together. You may need to use some sandpaper to ensure a good fit.

Once happy, glue the threads into the stopper

Glue the threaded body into the cavity underneath the pig model.

Allow to dry thoroughly before use.

  • 3D file format: STL
  • Last update: 2019/07/22 at 10:26
  • Publication date: 2019/07/16 at 22:23





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.

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Hello. This is a beautiful model, but it would be a better piggy bank if it didn't have the raised collar around the stopper in the internal cavity. That collar makes it difficult to get coins out of the piggy bank. Additionally, it seems like the shell of the bank is quite thick in places that it does not need to be.Great job so far, but you'd probably sell more if you keep refining it.

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