Sometimes I feel like I’m spamming this topic with all sorts of questions. Take it as a compliment, you guys are my go-to-crowd for everything from water wheels, to home networking and theological and philosophical debates. I try to make it up by sharing my insights and learnings along the way.
Soo - at the moment I’m pondering upon what to 3d print. We are hosting the national holiday festival at the local school this year. Because of that, the parents of every kid in class have to bring 50 ( YES - FIFTY!) small trinkets to use as awards for small lotteries/challanges/competetions. (picture throwing sand bags at tin cans, and such)
I was thinking that I could print a bunch of small and entertaining trinkets. But there’s such a huge amount of stuff out there! I can’t make up my mind on what to go for. It should be resonable small enough to print a bunch of, but still entertaining for the kids.
Print the parts in several colors and then mix and match them. You could have 150 in no time.
Another idea is to make a multi-material print with the school name or logo. Something with a loop to attach to a zipper on a backpack or something. The material change is a bit of a pain, but if you had 17 of them on the bed at once, you could do it with just 3 print jobs.
They might even have an idea to help you out(having spotted it in a photo somewhere)!
Yeah, but I feel exactly the same. Like yesterday, when the trailer for Dune part two came out. I got goosebumps. I was actually close to making a post here about it. When the trailer for part one came out(The one with the Pink Floyd soundtrack, “Eclipse”), I actually shouted out loud in the living room - scaring off my wife…
Thanks for great tips! The school/neighboorhood name with two colors is not a bad idea at all. Filling the plate and having one change is not that bad. Thanks a lot! (I knew I could count on the forum - as always )
I remember a funny dialogue in the mid 90ies when I was chatting on irc with people from all over the globe. I was explaining to a guy how it was like in Norway, the location and the landscape. I was connected with a 19200bps modem. The guy was shocked that we had internet at all! Not many people are aware that Norway was the first country outside the US that got access to ARPNET, the predecessor to the internet, in 1973. (20 minutes before England).
Well - we are plagued as the rest of the globe with the same franchises all over. You got me thinking that I could print keyrings with nintendo/lego/star wars/etc logos! Great idea.
@jeffeb3 both the fidget gears and school name/logo are great ideas.
Maybe I’ll check with my son, what he actually thinks is best? Perhaps all of them? I’ll let you know what the judge decides
Not because I need the downloads, but because I’ve had dozens of emails and private messages (rather than makes) from teachers enclosing photos of rooms full of kids wearing these, and every time I receive one I am completely blown away by them taking their time to show me, and also by the fact that they must be very pleased with the result! (for a total of 120 downloads this model has been printed thousands of times!!)