You never know what any given day can be like.

On Reddit, there are some sub-Reddits where people request thing to be printed or designed. This one user posted an image of a 3D printed Sharpie lid that had a hole in the top so it could be hung on a Lanyard. Totally practical at events where people need things like this to mark off items and such.


I thought this looked like a cool idea and I wanted to develop some more design skills. So I went hunting around the office to a Sharpie, did some measurements and off I went to Shapr3D app on my iPad.


OK, the design was done. Now I had to share it. I went to Thangs and uploaded the model there. Then I shared it back to the user who requested it and said I just designed it, haven't tested it yet but it's currently printing. He grabbed it and started a print of it as well.


I'll update this post once the print job is done and see how it turned out. In either case, it was fun to do!


UPDATE:


It works! Such a fun little project to do.


Note: I printed this in the lowest resolution for testing. Any real prints would look smoother. This is what prototyping is all about.





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