Skip to content

Critter Rescue Ramp

Creation's quality: 5.0/5 (1 vote)
Evaluation of members on the printability, utility, level of detail, etc.

3D model description

This floating "lily pad" provides an easy escape from the pool for the occasional wandering chipmunk, etc.

The ramp connects to a pair of grips placed on the edge of standard pool edge pre-cast coping. The lily pad and ramp rise and fall with the changing water height.

The lily pad float piece is 20.1cm x 20.6cm x 8.5cm.

Printed in PETG, 0.2mm layer height, 25% infill, three layers on top/bottom/sides. No supports.

Optional: Pause the lily pad mid-print (at Z=15mm) to place pieces of float-able foam into the interior chambers. This maintains a higher float level if water leaks into the interior chambers.

Use a piece of filament to connect the ramp to the lily pad. A soldering iron on low heat is used to slightly mash the ends of the filament so that the filament will stay in the hinge.

Adaptation for pools that do not use the same coping edge
Print and assemble the lily pad and ramp. Tie a cord to the anchor tabs at the top corners of the ramp; and tie the other end of the cord to a suitable pool edge anchor point.

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • CritterLily.stl
    • CritterRamp.stl
    • CritterStrap_left.stl
    • CritterStrap_right.stl

    Learn more about the formats

  • Publication date: 2018/07/05 at 15:44





Issue with this design? Report a problem

Best sellers of the category Home

Add a comment

Would you like to support Cults?

You like Cults and you want to help us continue the adventure independently? Please note that we are a small team of 3 people, therefore it is very simple to support us to maintain the activity and create future developments. Here are 4 solutions accessible to all:

  • ADVERTISING: Disable your AdBlock banner blocker and click on our banner ads.

  • AFFILIATION: Make your purchases online by clicking on our affiliate links here Amazon or Aliexpress.

  • DONATE: If you want, you can make a donation via PayPal here.

  • WORD OF MOUTH: Invite your friends to come, discover the platform and the magnificent 3D files shared by the community!