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Coaster holder Voronoi style

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Heej!

Here is a handy and usefull design for all my coasters. The Coaster Holder Voronoi holds ( round) coasters with a 100mm diameter.
But if your smart; you can scale the model in your favourite design program. The model has a nice voronoi pattern. And can hold up to eight coaster when each with a height of 5 mm.

3D printing settings

This print is printed at 60mm/s. With a 0.20 mm density. And 18% infill with, Ultimaker White PLA. And the other one (same settings) is Ultimaker silver metallic PLA.

A coaster holder.. .featuring the trendy voronoi style.

The video provided by layer by layer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh5jKgsEQak

gives you the oppertunity to learn to design a trendy model. First the base shape is modelled in Fusion 360; than the voronoi pattern is applied in meshmixer. Because i have seen many voronoi 3D models and, find them truly inspirational, i wanted to learn how to apply this feature by myself.

First i have created a base form in Fusion 360, so the voronoi pattern could be applied on that basic shape. In Meshmixer the base is deformed from a square- to a triangular-pattern on the outside of the model. This way, more interesting shapes will appear creating the voronoi pattern. Especially by reducing the mesh with small and bigger brushes.

Personally i enjoyed watching the video very much. Because of the indepth explained proceedings in creating a voronoi pattern. Well-founded video's like these stay longer in my memory.
For me, making this project was helpfull. By learning this design-method, i discovered for example it's usefull to apply a plane cut in my models (keeping both shapes). Therefor i could apply the voronoi pattern to just the upper part and, leave the lower part intact. Wich is critical when you are using a high-detailed bottom.
A Downside is it takes significally longer to print these objects ( FFF Printing) But for me it's when i can choose between a fast prop or a slow well end-product.

I hope you enjoy the video!

Greet Raimon Elctrncs!

  • 3D model format: ZIP

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Raimon Elctrncs is a 3D designer. Has been designing since 2017. He is an active member of several websites dedicated to the sharing of user-created digital design files. He finished the project of building a Velleman K8200 3D printer kit. A little tip is given. But for now.. consider these designs as an contribution to the 3D printing community (..you).

Upcoming project will contain just what came to mind.

Raimon Elctrncs lives in the Netherlands, Europe.

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