Pinshape Featured Designs – April 20th

Pinshape Featured Designs – April 20th

In this week’s featured designs, you’ll find a number of functional models that will expand your capabilities as a maker as well as props to show off. Check out this week’s featured tutorial to learn the basics of casting, which will allow you to rapidly scale your production or make parts in metal. 

Fumey the Fume Extractor by Adafruit 

Soldering is a required skill for any makers working with electronics, but the fumes can be harmful when poorly ventilated. Adafruit’s Fumey the Fume extractor converts a computer fan into a filter, and is topical given today’s date.. Learn how to make your own here!

Snowboarder Girl by Getxoblues

Getxoblues is a master of articulating designs, and has created this model to be printable without any additional supports. When assembled, this snowboarder has multiple axis of articulation. 

EOD Helmet by swartsq

We were blown away by the design and finishing on this EOD helmet. The majority of this model can be printed as a single component, and accented components are printed separately for ease of painting and assembly. 

JagNut – 3D Fractal Artifact by Don Whitaker

Don did an incredible job with the finish on this Fractal Artifact, and we’d love to know what techniques they used. This is from a game called Crash Lander and can be printed with few to no supports. 
Lightning Carved Lamp by jobsmolders

Jobsmolders is well known for creating models optimized for ‘vase mode’, and this model incorporates lightning veins that make for a great effect when lit. 

OpenZ v3b Chassis (1:28 RC) by guaro3D

This OpenZ Chassis design is a great place to start for anyone looking to get into RC assembly. Stay tuned for more updates from Guaro3D!


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