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Japanese Centerpiece Lanterns for Wedding

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3D model description

These Japanese styled lanterns were designed as centerpieces & table numbers for a friend’s wedding. Battery powered fairy lights were placed in each lantern to illuminate them for the event. 16 centerpieces consisting of 96 individual parts were printed using 4 Ultimaker’s, all printing 24/7 for a full week!

To customize the windows in your own lantern, download the CAD assembly from Fusion360 Gallery or GrabCAD.

3D printing settings

The lanterns print in four main parts:
Frame - Designed to print without supports, prints in 8.5 hours at 0.2 layer height, 15% infill, and 2 shells

Lid - Fills entire bed of UM2+, prints in 7 hours at 0.2 layer height, 15% infill, 2 shells

Insert - Use Spiralize (Vase) mode in Cura, print using natural PLA or a clear filament like T-Glase

Numbers (optional) - printed separately and then glued to the insert

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • lantern_frame.stl
    • lantern_insert.stl
    • lantern_lid.stl

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  • Last update: 2018/03/21 at 06:03
  • Publication date: 2018/03/18 at 02:02





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