The Humble Velocipede
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3D model description
The Humble Velocipede is a playful desktop toy designed to scuttle over countertops and coffee tables. The design of this toy was inspired by Theo Jansen's Strandbeest creatures, and combines 3D printing with some custom hardware to put the beauty of Jansen's walking mechanism in your hands.
Hardware kits including bent metal crankshafts are available for purchase here:
Full instructions for printing and assembly can be found on Adafruit: https://learn.adafruit.com/humblevelocipede/overview
Parts are also available for purchase via Shapeways: https://www.shapeways.com/shops/dano?section=Humble+Velocipede&s=0
If you'd like to buy one already assembled, an assortment of Humble Velocipede designs are available here:
For all other things Humble Velocipede related, see the links below!
Follow the design process on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/humblevelocipede/
Watch videos of the Velocipede in action on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/channels/962900/
Play with a digital simulacrum online:
Shop for Velocipede-inspired fashion: https://society6.com/danowall/collection/humble-velocipede
3D printing settings
20% infill / 1.5mm retraction
80mm/s print speed
0.20mm layer height / 0.4mm nozzle
3D printer file information
3D design format: STL Folder details Close
- ACL x10.stl
- Breastplate x4.stl
- Endplate x2.stl
- LCL x10.stl
- MCL x10.stl
- PCL x10.stl
- Shin x10.stl
- Thigh x10.stl
- Last update: 2020/08/11 at 23:17
- Publication date: 2017/08/12 at 23:53
I currently live in NYC where I work as a fabricator for Adafruit Industries. I help troubleshoot, manufacture, and test everything coming out of the Adafruit fabrication department.
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