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Misc 3D Prints

A photographic collection of objects that I 3D printed using my FDM and SLA 3D printers at home for various projects and for fun. Most of these prints were created using 3D models downloaded from the web (Thingiverse). Digital models reference link: https://www.thingiverse.com/nonaym/collections/photo-gallery-ref

3D Ponics Shelf

Custom built shelving system using ceramic pot drip nozzles and lots of other 3D printed parts. I had to test a few different sizes (scaling) of the drip nozzles until I found a good fit, but once I did, they seem to be working perfectly. Thanks to 3dprintler for sharing his 3D Ponics designs!! 3D …

Shrinkage II

Another client came to me wanting to duplicate an interestingly shaped lamp, but they wanted it to fit on a nightlight. They were unable to show the original lamp to me in person, so I had them take a bunch of photos for me to base the shrunken down design on. I also purchased one …

Shrinkage I

Another client came to me wanting to duplicate their boat design while shrinking it down to only 5 inches long. The most important detail for this client was the floral design on the outer wall. Again I was unable to see the actual boat or their small-scale model in person, so I had to work …

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For “Fun-ctionality”

Early last year (2017) I felt the urge to create a design that would take advantage of the full print volume of one of my larger format FDM 3D printers. I decided to challenge myself with designing a fully 3D printable table lamp that would not require any support material to print, and could have …

Dry Erase Pinup Cap

I designed this for a You3Dit.com request. I referenced the cap design/dimensions from kielerrr’s Fast-Draw Cap Marker Holder on Thingiverse, bought an EXPO dry erase maker to measure and test with, and created this cap that can be pinned to the wall, bulletin boards, pin boards, etc. NOTE: As @kielerrr mentioned in the comments section …

Upgrades II

In an effort to improve cooling of prints and prevent curling/warping of parts, I also decided to design my own fan shroud that could direct air blown by the layer fan more precisely at the hotend where filament is being extruded onto the print. The images below show a wireframe view of my fan shroud …

Duplication

A client came to me wanting to duplicate a cap for the wheels on his show car. He originally wanted to have the piece scanned and printed, but scanning was not the best option due to the black color and glossiness of the original part. Instead I took some careful measurements of the original cap, …

Custom Lampshade

I designed this lampshade for a You3Dit request which the customer was trying to duplicate the look of some existing lampshades, while changing the overall shape to this tall elongated version.

Brakes

A client of mine needed a “looks-like” prototype of a bicycle brake light designed and fabricated, but they wanted to make sure a smaller (already manufactured) LED light could be installed inside to simulate the brake light being activated. My solution was quite simple, and was comprised of a simple cup with an extruded cylinder …

Custom Computers

Photos of some of the computers I built while doing business as Custom Computers & Repairs

Upgrades I

In an effort to improve the usability of one of my FDM 3D printers, I decided it was time to implement an “automatic bed-leveling system.” To do so, I needed to design a custom bracket to mount a proximity sensor to the print-head carriage. The images below show a wireframe view of my ABL Sensor …

B3 Innovations Pico Extruder fan shrouds for Type A Machines Series 1

I wanted to improve my prints after upgrading the hotend on my Type A Machines Series 1, so I took some elements from a couple other fan shrouds found on Thingiverse and customized them into fan shrouds that fit the B3 Innovations Pico Extruder as mounted in my Type A Machines 2014 Series 1 (G1). …

SSD Stackers

While working as a “Jack-of-all-IT,” I was building a high-end workstation for a client, but I was unable to fit all of the data drives they wanted into the computer case the system was being built into. My solution was to design a special bracket that I call the SSD Stacker which allowed for two …

Brita Everyday Water Pitcher Spout Flap Replacement

This is a replacement flap that I slapped together for older Brita Everyday Water Pitchers (I think they removed the flap on newer models). It helps prevent dust and other debris from entering the filtered water chamber. This was one of the first things I designed and printed with my first home 3D printer!

Data In a Bottle

For my final project while studying at San Francisco State University I came up with a new product concept called D-BUB, or the “Data BackUp Bottle.” While doing research, I found that many people who were working on their laptops at school and in coffee shops often carried a drink/bottle with them. I wanted to …

Stalaglight

Stalaglight was the final project for my Rapid Prototyping (DAI 460) class at San Francisco State University. Below is an interactive PDF of my presentation booklet. I am most proud of the switching/dimming mechanism I designed for this lamp (See pages 11 and 12 below). It uses a series of strategically placed magnets along with …

Steaming

While studying Industrial Design at San Francisco State University we had a group project in our Rhino class which required us to design a line of products that shared the same design language. My group was focusing on kitchen products, and my product was a rice cooker. The images below show a wireframe view of …

Computer Fuel

My Computer Fuel USB Flash Drive concept was my second project for DAI 421 – Technical Drawing 2: Solidworks class at San Francisco State University. For this assignment we were tasked with purchasing an existing USB flash drive, removing the plastic housing, and creating a new themed housing to hold the flash drive PCB. I …

CNC Milled Folding Table

This was a collaborative project I worked on with Garrett Faulkner in our DAI 460 (Rapid Prototyping) class at San Francisco State University. Garrett did a lot of the aesthetic design work and photography while I engineered the hinge mechanisms and final folding table design. We used SolidWorks, PartWorks, and a ShopBot CNC machine to …

Easy-Grate

Easy-Grate was my first project for my Technical Drawing 2: Solidworks (DAI 421) class at San Francisco State University. For this project we were tasked with designing some sort of hand tool. Easy-Grate is a hand-held electric food grater concept that I designed for use with a single hand. Designed using SolidWorks and rendered using …

Here’s My Card

Hand shaped business card holder. DAI 460 – Rapid Prototyping – Project 1 – Laser-cutter and etching.

Electric Hand Dryer Lamp

One time electric hand dryer, converted into 40 second lamp. This is actually an assignment I had to turn in for school one semester (Spring 2013). The challenge was along the lines of creating a lamp that re-imagines an object as a lamp.