3D printed desk risers

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Desk Riser


Desk riser

Desk Riser


desk risers to raise desk tops. ...perfect for ikea drawer/top combos.

Desk Riser


This is a desk riser for square legs. Unchanged, these will raise a dest about one inch or 25mm. ... The internal dimensions are 31x31x25mm

Desk Riser


Designed these desk risers to lift my school desk about 3 inches higher. The feet are just 1X1 box and sit snug in the risers. ...They have been very stable and at 25% infill can hold my weight on the desk (175 lbs).

Desk Riser


A simple riser for desk legs up to 36mm in diameter.

Desk Riser


My son is getting taller and kept taking things off my desk. ...I created these risers to lift my desk up a little bit more.

Desk Riser


... to get a few more inches of high out of it, so it designed these risers that turned out to be a perfect fit. ...Been using them for months without issues. My desk is heavy (over 300lbs with monitors) so I made these at 80% infill for that reason.

Desk Riser


This is a new design for a Vape station I am currently working on. ...It will be mounted on risers on top of the desk. Holds box mods, tube mods, juice, and spools of wire. Custom Section This is the desk it will mount to.

Desk Riser


A coworker of mine needed a riser for his desk (as he's 6' 4" and couldn't sit comfortably at his desk) and asked me to 3D print one for him. This is made for a 4" lift on a desk, but I'm thinking about using them on my bed as well. I modeled them...

Desk Riser Laptop Stand


My laptop was sitting flat on my desk and unable to vent, so I designed a desk riser for it to sit on. It also allows me to use the space underneath for additional cable management/storage Printing: Because I don't have a paid license on Shapr3D,...

Desk Riser


This is a leg for raising monitors up high enough that a mouse/keyboard can be stored and used underneath the monitors. In the past I have built unattractive wooden versions of this, but I figured I'd add a little flair. The shelf is made from a...

Desk riser


Customized version of http://www. thingiverse.com/thing:49212 Created with Customizer! ...http://www.thingiverse.com/apps/customizer/run?thing_id=49212 Instructions Using the following options: lipHeight...

Desk Riser (modular)


Needed to raise up my desk at work. ... Risers are stack able to give desired height. currently have designs for 30, 40 and 60mm round desk legs. First riser will increase height by 15mm, then 20mm for each additional riser added

Geometric Desk Riser


Printed at 20% infill with 2 cm shell 1.75 mm PLA Has a 1/4" (6.4 mm) vertical hole I used to secure the riser to the desk.

Desk Risers


These are desk risers that will raise your monitor up slightly under 5". The pieces of wood you see are 5" x 3/4" x 24" from Rockler Woodworking. ...After printing, I use an Xacto knife to trim away some of the material around the pegs so that they fit...

Desk Riser Block (Circular)


1 inch desk rise with a rim which can fit a 5cm leg of desk within. ...can hold a bed with only 20% infil octlet.

IKEA Desk Riser


Didn't like how low my IKEA desk was, so I decided to raise it up a few centimeters. Printing: I used standard settings. ... To attach the item to your desk, I used #6 x 1inch wood screws.



I found the IKEA Micke desk to be quite short and I couldn't sit comfortably, I also kept banging my knees on the cable managment storage on the back of the desk. Printing 4 of these extensions has made sitting at my desk much more pleasant. ... It has...

Gaming Desk Riser


The desk I purchased is this one with round feet: AuAg Gaming Desk https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B08397RBR8 If your feet will fit into a 71mm round hole, this should work for you too. Fits the feet well with a little wiggle room. ... Printed...

Customizable Desk Riser


This part can be used to raise your desk or table. Height etc. customizable with Fusion 360. ... Optional zip-tie holes for attachment

Customizable Desk Riser


This part can be used to raise your desk or table. Height etc. ...customizable with Fusion 360.</p> <p>Optional zip-tie holes for attachment</p> Category: 3D Printing

IKEA Malm stilts / desk riser


Desk raiser/stilt for IKEA Malm desks. .. I found it to be too low down with my new chair. Remix contains slightly higher and wider sides (in fear of breakage). ...

Standing Desk Reiser - Computer Desk Riser - Diy Desk Riser - White Desk Riser


These risers will allow you to inexpensively turn your regular desk into a standing desk. Change the Z-scale according to your desired height. The original height would raise the desk by 14". A 1"-tall insert block is also included in case you'd...

Glass Desk Monitor Riser


Add a strip of cork mat to the base of the "Support" parts as this will prevent the entire desk riser from sliding.     This is a relatively simple build, and I hope that the instructions are easy to understand. If not, we can chat in the comment...

Glass Desk Monitor Riser


Add a strip of cork mat to the base of the "Support" parts as this will prevent the entire desk riser from sliding. This is a relatively simple build, and I hope that the instructions are easy to understand. If not, we can chat in the...

60mm Desk Riser


Customized version of http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:49212 Created with Customizer! ...http://www.thingiverse.com/apps/customizer/run?thing_id=49212 Instructions Using the following options:. ..

Audient ID4 Desk Riser


print with supports, orient with bracket face down and tray vertically

Desk Riser for Behringer MODEL D


Installation of these features takes place during printing of the main riser, so you will have to insert pauses at the appropriate height when slicing this part. Make sure to pause the print just before the inlay and o-ring grooves begin closing...

Desk riser - slightly tapered 26x26mm legs


A 1cm riser block for your desktop. ...Fits a Jysk desktop with square legs 26x26mm.

1" PVC Desk Riser Leg Brackets


The feet are optional but make it easier to add a tacky material to keep the riser from sliding off the desk. I made the bottoms tacky using a thin film of hotmelt glue, but you could use other materials like cork, sheet foam, etc. To add a thin...

100 useful things you can make with a 3d printer

By Roborefuge

There are a lot of cool things you can make with 3d printers. I’ve seen a lot online and up close. But, wouldn’t 3d printers be more valuable if they can make things that are practical?

Well, I wrote this article for that reason. There are a lot of useful things you can make, especially for the house.

Here are 100 useful things you can make with a 3d printer. Let me know in the comments if you have any more suggestions!

Why Should You Get A 3D Printer?

I believe 3d printers will be in every household in the future. Just like any other technology, 3d printers were originally found in institutions like colleges or labs.

Now, people who are curious about 3d printers can buy one for their homes.

3d printers are the future of manufacturing in my opinion. Getting one now helps you make things around the house. They’re also great for kids who want to get creative. There aren’t a lot of 3d printers in schools nowadays, but that will change soon.

Not only will 3d printers be in schools, but students will be using them in the future to prepare themselves for jobs in the future. But that’s not the best part, 3d printers will also help you save money in the long run.

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How Much Money Can You Save?

The average household in the U.S pays around $2,000 for furnishings in equipment. A low-budget 3d printer costs $200-$500 and can last years. Think of all the products you can make with the 3d printer and how much those items cost. You can save thousands of dollars over the long run.

1. Covid Mask Breather

Source: Thingiverse.com

I had to give the most practical item first. If this doesn’t seal the deal for you, then I don’t know what else to give you.

Mask breathers do what it says. It creates space between the mask and your mouth to filter out condensed air. This’ll help if you have musty breath, or didn’t brush your teeth that morning. And, it’s just nice to breath fresh air.

Besides wearing a mask for Covid, you can print different masks as you’ll see soon.

2. Hand-Made Camera Lens

This one blew my mind. Looking at the material for 3d printers, I didn’t think it was possible. But, here we are. Being able to make a camera lens lets you experiment with different pictures. Another thing that’s cool is how much money you save if you break the original lens.  

A camera repair service can cost up to $100-$250 on average. A 3d printer can print you a new lens in hours. 

This is another example of how you can save money.

3. 3D Printed Acoustic Guitar

You can also create instruments with 3d printers. Here’s a cool video of a guy playing a 3d printed guitar. 3d printed guitars look cool because you don’t usually see one around. You also have the advantage of designing it the exact way you want.

4. Flutes

I mean if you can print a guitar, you can also print some flutes. There are so many different flutes. There are different types for each culture or occasion. If you’re in middle school, you can print your own recorder flute and bring it to class.

Or, you can make another flute called the “Native American Sparrow Hawk Flute”.

5. Surgical Instruments

Source: 3dsystems.com

If an apocalypse breaks out and you need to perform surgery, a 3d printer can make the tools to do it. Think of all the handheld instruments in surgery. There are clamps, scalpels, forceps, and more.

Surgeons talk about having surgeon-specific tools too. If one tool doesn’t work for you, you can just print another one that’s customized for you. This level of iteration is great for us in the long run.

6. 3D Fetus

You can also make 3d fetuses. This one made me happy. And, the reason why is this type of 3d model can help visually-impaired soon-to-be parents “see” their kids.

3d printed fetuses can be the new ultrasound pic too. Having a “physical” version of your child sounds cooler than a pic to me.

7. 3D Figurines From Children’s Drawings

Once your child is born, you can also print their drawings. Creating and building is fun. Your child can create the drawing and build it with a 3d printer. Taking your ideas and making them real is fulfilling. Letting your child do this will spark their creativity. 

Here are some examples of 3d figurines from drawings.

8. 3D Printed Miniature Furniture

Those mini figurines your child makes will need some furniture. Making miniature furniture completes the whole set up. Creating miniature furniture also gives you prototypes for future house decor.

You would take house decor planning to a new level.

9. Iphone Case & Card Holder

The utility of this is self-explanatory. You know what you get just by looking at the title. The question is what type of case/card holder are you going to make. Personally, my case contains a card holder that holds everything snug. A better idea would be to create one that opens up like a door.

10. Electric Bike

Source: Theverge.com

You thought it couldn’t get crazier I bet. Well, this 3d printed bike sounds wild.

This specific bike was made in one go. There was no need for attaching support parts to complete the bike. A 3d printed bike also means less support parts to worry about. Another impressive part is this bike is more durable and stronger than regular bikes.

11. Gun

Technology also makes controversial things. However you feel about guns, just know it’s possible to build with 3d printers. Printing a working gun is another case though. There’s more science to set off the fire arm. Making the actual model is easier as all you need are the files.

Maybe one day 3d printers can print a whole working gun.

12. Camping Wraps

If you’re bringing a lot of things for camping, then you can use wraps to keep things organized. Instead of spending time untangling wires, you can spend a few hours making 3d printed wraps.

3d printing doesn’t only save money, it saves time too.

13. Cantilever Laser Engraver

Just saw this bad boy. I honestly didn’t know what a laser engraver was until the time of this article. But, now that I know of it, I can see how it could be useful. A laser engraver is exactly what it sounds like. It engraves designs through lasers.

This could be used to engrave family names onto some of your property. It can also be used to engrave the entrance of your home too.

A laser engraver isn’t something you come across everyday. But, with a 3d printer, you can get a lot closer than before.

14. Hanging Light

You can print a circular object with an opening and you’re close to having lights. All you need is the bulb and you’re good to go. This is one way you can make hanging lights. If you need light in a specific area, but don’t have all the tools, a 3d printer can help you get creative.

15. Robotic Arm

Source: Thingiverse.com

I love this. An industrial robot creating another industrial robot makes me think robots will be creating themselves soon. If you know how to wire and code a robot, you might be able to create a whole army of robots starting with a 3d printer.

A robotic arm can help you with monotonous tasks. Having a bunch of robotic arms can also help you get rid of tasks you don’t like doing. This frees you up for more play time.

16. Coffee Cups

 Coffee lovers need their mugs. There’s nothing like waking up to a fresh pot with your favorite cup. Being able to design your own mug is cool. A little morning slogan on your cup is a nice touch. You can also design your own coffee cup holder.

17. Flight Sim Joystick

Future pilots will find this more valuable than others. A flight sim joystick is similar to a practice steering wheel. Instead of buying one, you’ll save more by creating your own. Just remember that an actual flight joystick isn’t fully ready with 3d print. 

You still have to finish the base so you can move back and forth mimicking real life.

18. 3D Printed Fabrics

If you want to be stylish and help the planet then 3d printed fabrics is one way. This type of fabric uses less labor, and is recyclable. Saving the planet and having people spend less time manufacturing frees them up. It turns into creating more useful things.

People who want to go out the box can also create unique designs on their fabric. There’s a lot to like with 3d printed fabrics.

19. Customizable 3D Printed Bugdroids

Android fans can make their own bug model. These are usually colored green, but you can use different filaments to color them differently. Try printing some bugdroids and let me know what you think. Bugdroids are great for testing the quality of your printer.

20. Target Pen Holder

Source: Thingiverse.com

Messy people like yours truly will find this useful. It seems like I’m always looking for a pen even though I rarely use one nowadays. A pen holder will keep me from embarrassing myself. These things can go from $10-$20 too. Being able to save some change with your own design is fulfilling. 

A pen holder is one of the many pieces of furniture you can print.

21. Divers Watch

I’ve never heard of a divers watch, but they look expensive. If you told me this is a Rolex I might believe you. The fact this is even possible with a 3d printer is hilarious. This particular watch is bigger than it looks because it’s made for the desk. It took 131 individual parts with a total of 30 hours of printing time.


Jesus Cross Pendant

If you come from a religious Catholic/Christian family, then you definitely have some sort of religious figure in the house. I personally come from one and they’re everywhere. There’s a Last Supper painting in my kitchen as we speak.

3d printers make it possible to print a Jesus Cross Pendant. You can make one for your desk or workspace.

23. Bikinis

A customized bikini sounds like a cost-saver. For women, this sounds like an opportunity to have a new bikini every time they hit the beach. Similar to fabrics, creating your own bikini with 3d printers means less labor, and more green efficiency.

I wouldn’t be surprised to see this in runways soon.

24. Blood Type Tags

Letting people know your blood type is important for survival. This is why some waivers ask for it. 3d printers can make you a blood type tag just in case someone needs to know your blood type.

25. LED Lamp

Source: Thingiverse.com

This is a nice lamp to set an ambience. The 3d printer can handle the build easily. The rest of the build depends on how you handle electronics.

You’re going to need to know information about batteries, and circuitry to finish this. Nonetheless, you can place this LED lamp on your desk along with other items you made.

26. Megaphone

Unlike the LED lamp, the megaphone doesn’t need electronic skills. All you need is the print files and you can make one in hours. A megaphone is useful for parties you throw around the house. There are many ways you can design this, let me know which one you go with.

27. Candy Dispenser

I hate having to open packages up continuously for snacks. A candy dispenser makes this inconvenient problem easy.

If you have kids, you might want to place this in an area that’s hard to reach. Your dispenser will be empty in a day or two if you don’t.

28. Hamster House

It’s hard to print a whole dog house because those are huge. But, a hamster house is the next best thing. If you use the whole print bed, your hamster will be thinking it’s living in a mansion. It should be fun creating this for a pet hamster. 

You can create pathways for your hamster to run through which is enjoyable in and of itself.

29. Ratchets

A ratchet is perfect for big cables. You can use this for television cables, equipment cables, and more. There are countless places in the household with cables. The cool thing about printing a ratchet is they’re quick to print. You should be able to print one in an hour or two. 

30. Combination Lock

Source: Cults3d.com

A combination lock is one of the most interesting products you can make. What’s cool is you don’t need much support equipment. Some glue and bolts will finish the assembly.

One thing you have to understand is 3d printers can’t print with metal. A combination lock, which is usually made out of metal won’t be as secure if it’s made out of plastic. Plastic is easier to break.

The lock should still prove difficult to break though. Just keep your expectations in check.

31. Collapsible Dice Holder

This one reminds me of dungeons and dragons. But, a dice holder like this prevents someone from rolling the dices off the boards. It’s also a cool way to roll the dice. If you’re a big board game person, this is a nice addition to the set.

32. Anti Gravity Planter

Perfect for mini plants. An anti-gravity planter makes a plant look like it’s hovering. Make sure you have soil and give the plant the water it needs. 

33. Metric Screw Measuring Device

This is a good tool for all the things you’re going to make. Being able to make things with something you made from a 3d printer is very meta. Get yourself a screw measuring device if you plan on building a lot in the future.

34. Stand For Cotton Swabs

Another great storage furniture. Cotton swabs don’t get mentioned a lot when it comes to household necessities, but they need something to hold them.

You can design this stand which holds swabs and cotton. It’s especially helpful if you, or someone you know wears makeup. This stand can store all the items they need to clean up.

35. Blade Holder

Source: Thingiverse.com

It gets messy when shaving hair. It gets even messier when you place those blades in a bag. What makes having a blade holder convenient is you can find the blade you’re looking for faster.

This also doesn’t take long to make. If you’re looking for a project, then this is an idea. It’s also a great starter project for new 3d printer users.

36. Credit Card Wallet

A credit card wallet can also be the iphone case/card holder. But, if you want to print something less complex, then get this. This specific credit card wallet takes 8 hours to print.

37. Underdesk Drawer

I have a bunch of pencils, pens, and paper on my desk. A nice under desk drawer remedies that. I can just stuff everything in there to keep the illusion of cleanliness. Hanging the under desk drawer shouldn’t be too hard either.

38. Warning Signs

Place warning signs on your backyard doors with this. It’ll warn potential intruders, or first-time visitors. You can also use it for children who might not know better. A couple examples to place warning signs for children are stairs and stoves.

Just make sure to make those warning signs huge. Children can be oblivious when playing.

39. Water Diffuser

A water diffuser is great for backyards. If you don’t want to drown your plants, but need to water them routinely, try out this water diffuser design.

40. Cable Clips

Source: Thingiverse.com

This is similar to a ratchet. But, the difference is the size. Cable clips are smaller and can grasp smaller cables better. Try it on thin cords like phone or laptop chargers.

41. Photo Frames

Yes, photo frames are possible. It’s not that hard to imagine though considering the items on this list. Being able to print photo frames means you can go a little crazy taking pictures. Just make sure you have enough filament.

42. Multipurpose Apple Charging Dock

If you’re in the Apple ecosystem, then you’ll find huge value in this. Having a multipurpose Apple charging dock charges your phone, charges your Airpods, and hangs your Apple watch.

You might even be able to incorporate your laptop somewhere. It all depends on the design you go with.

43. Costumes

The options you have with costumes is crazy. You’re able to print masks, dresses, and accessories. The only limitation is your imagination. Check out this article on some ideas. 

44. Rice Paddle

Rice paddles are one of my best friends when it comes to food. It feels satisfying to grab a big portion of rice and placing it on your plate. What’s great about this is it’s not complex for a printer to make. The design is straightforward.

45. Keys

Source: 3dprint.com

This can be a combo piece to your combo lock. Similar to rice paddles, they’re not too difficult to make. I’m surprised 3d printer keys aren’t more popular. If you take the concept of keys and locks, you can create a unique lock that wouldn’t even look like a lock. 

This will confuse potential thefts.

46. Towel Holder

Instead of manually rolling paper towels have a towel holder do it for you. The one I linked to is stable and durable. That specific towel holder can be used without holder caps and it can be placed on the bottom of a cupboard.

47. Laptop Case

You’ve seen the different type of laptop cases out there. Some of them look basic in a good way. This means you can print yourself one just by getting the dimensions of your laptop.

You can even go above and beyond and add a batman logo or what not.

48. Board Game Pieces

Avid Monopoly players rejoice! You can now replace your favorite missing pieces. In fact, you can make new pieces. Add to the experience of board games by creating your own pieces.

49. Golf Ball Clip

This is another way to organize your golf balls. If you have a special golf ball, you can use a golf ball clip to hold it upright in a special place.

50. Toy Kettlebell

Source: Thingiverse.com

Having a toy kettlebell made me laugh. I’m sure this is not as heavy as a real kettlebell. But, you can still use this for exercises.

As long as the handle is right, you can perform the same exercises as if you had a real one.

51. Lunchbox

You probably can’t even tell between a lunchbox that you bought, and a 3d printed one. Furthermore, lunch boxes are usually made out of plastic which is the material most 3d printed items are made out of.

If you don’t have a lunchbox, you know what time it is.

52. Small Toys

Small soldiers, small cars, and more are on the table. While children are playing with small toys less and less, it’s still cool this is possible.

53. Homo Erectus Skull

All my biologists would find this interesting. Shoot, I’m not one and this is interesting. Downloading some files and printing some 3d skulls sounds wild. If I got a chance I would definitely do this as it’s not only fun, it’s educational.

54. Lego Pieces

These things would hurt my feet so bad. Stepping on one is like stubbing your toe on the corner of the bed.

A 3d printer will give you the chance to step on more. In addition, they also help you finish large lego models. If you’re missing a piece, you can just print the remainder to finish it off.

55. Kitchen Utensils

Source: Thingiverse.com

Having a 3d printer make you a spoon and fork is like having plastic utensils. 

This person made a spork with their printer. You can even try something new and make a kitchen utensil that combines a spoon, fork, and knife.

56. Vase

Hold your flowers in a spiral shape vase. There’s no big difference between a bought vase and a 3d printed one. You can even make a mix-colored vase if you want to. Try different shaped vases too. Don’t just go with a spiral one. 

57. Ventilation Cover

Try making a ventilation cover if you’ve had the same one for years. Sometimes ventilation covers are so old you’ll just be bringing in old air from the cover itself.

58. Piggy Bank

What if you use 3d printed money and put it in your 3d printed piggy bank? Another meta situation. I’m not sure if there is pink filament, but I’m sure a 3d printed piggy bank would be hard to break. Tearing plastic apart isn’t as easy as smashing metal.

59. Microphone Stand

If you have a karaoke mic you can use a microphone stand. Not many karaoke sets come with one that I know of. It’s also nice having a microphone stand because you don’t want your microphone rolling around.

60. Mini Mechanical Mouse

Source: Thingiverse.com

Building a mechanical mouse is going to need electronic skills. With a 3d printer, you can print the whole case. You might need to use the insides of another mouse to get your new mouse to work though. Try something similar to what this person did.

61. Dead Blow Hammer

You can also smash things if you want. If 3d printers can make guns, what’s wrong with hammers.

In all seriousness though, the ability to make a hammer helps you make other things. A dead blow hammer helps minimize damage to the targets and is easy to control. This way you won’t bend nails out of shape.

62. Knife Holder

A knife holder is super valuable. Even though it does one thing, that one thing saves a lot of pain. You can do a combo for a 3d printer by making knives and a knife holder. Making a 3d printer knife might not come out as sharp as you need though. 

63. Bookmark

A simple, but useful tool. I always lose my favorite bookmarks. Having a 3d printer is a convenient way to replace things. 

One thing is a 3d printed bookmark won’t be as thin as a paper one. Other than that, a 3d printed bookmark will work just fine. Just make sure it’s dry before placing it in your book.

64. Headphone Stand

I find this one valuable. People who spend a lot of time on their computer use headphones of some kind. Having a nice headphone stand keeps your desk cleaner than usual.

65. Desk Riser

Source: Thingiverse.com

This is a nice complement to the desk you work on. If you’re starting to have neck problems, having a desk riser helps.

66. HEV Charger

This Half Life USB charger is based on the game “Half Life” and it comes with sounds from the game. This charger is used to charge your USBs. The case can be made with the 3d printer, but the full assembly requires electronic skills.

67. Watering Can

Combine your filter with this water can to grow beautiful plants. There’s nothing special about this tool, but it’s effective. I would recommend giving it multiple colors as one color can be dull.

68. Bottle Pump

There are some messy liquids out there. One of them is syrup. Having a bottle pump helps you dispense the syrup neatly. You can also use this for soap.

Try and make your bottle pump adaptable to different bottle sizes though. Another tip is to not make your pump short. This leaves room for error, and helps the pump get liquid in taller bottles.

69. Measuring Spoons

Retail measuring spoons don’t look much different compared to 3d printed measuring spoons. The set you see here can be customized sizes. 

The designer here says there are 2 types of measuring spoons you can make. One that sits flatly on surfaces, and another which allows you to nest a spoon in another.

70. Children’s Chopsticks

Source: Thingiverse.com

I remember trying to learn chopsticks. It wasn’t a pleasant experience. Having children’s chopsticks can be beneficial though. Think of it as training wheels. These chopsticks allow you to hold food easily by pinching the 2 sticks together with a larger surface compared to regular chopsticks.

71. Garlic Press

3d printers make a lot of useful kitchen tools. A garlic press is another example. This garlic press is made to be durable. Find the strongest filament you can find to do so.

If you plan on making this, remember to plan on making holes to the press yourself. The designer for this garlic press didn’t like the way the printer made the holes. 

72. Bottle Opener

Get yourself a bottle opener if you want to be a hero at the next party. You’re going to need extra equipment to complete this project though. Those items include bolts and rubber bands. At least that’s what the designer of this bottle opener did.

73. Bag Clip

I have a couple bag clips at my place right now. These are great if you need a way to close your chip bags reliably. Nobody likes stale chips. Bag clips are a great first model for printing too. They can print in one piece and are easy to remove from the print bed.

74. Customizable Vacuum Nozzles

Some nozzles reach areas better than others. This is why you need to have customizable vacuum nozzles. You can print a set of vacuum tools, or print one that’s usable for most vacuums.

75. Soap Holder

Source: Thingiverse.com

A soap holder is a must. If you’ve ever tried grasping soap in the shower then you feel my pain. Creating a soap holder with a 3d printer isn’t hard either. You can make one in hours. 

Some designers use support parts to complete the holder.  Most designers use one piece to create soap holders though.

76. Car Trash Bag Hooks

Perfect for long road trips. Once you’re done with your snacks, just place them in the bag which is hanging thanks to these trash bag hooks.

77. Sketch Frames

A sketch frame makes drawing super easy. It’s almost a cheat code. A sketch frame is easy to build too. You don’t need support parts, or any other extra outside parts.

78. Prosthetics

The gun printing can be viewed as bad. Being able to print prosthetics should be looked at as positive though. I’m not even going to get into details of how people get it to work because I have no clue.

But, what I do know is this is a great step for people who need them.

79. Door Stop

Dog stops require detailed layer height. You need to make the ridges good so the stop is stable. This piece can be done in one go.

80. Dog Treat Holder

Source: Thingiverse.com

You can create a simple dog snack container. You’ll need to print 2 times to complete this holder though. This model requires multiple parts. The good news is both pieces aren’t hard to print.

81. Toothbrush Case

Toothbrush cases aren’t hard to print. The thing with toothbrush cases are they accumulate gunk quick. They should be routinely replaced. A 3d printer can print you one easily.

82. 3D Printer Scraper

Filaments can be hard to get off the print bed. Doing so the wrong way causes damage to the bed. A 3d printer scraper makes it easier to remove models from the bed. You can make one using 100% filament, or make one with a real blade at the edge.

83. Bag Holder

Now you can have a place for those shopping bags. Every household accumulates bags. We all know that one place we have.

Creating a bag holder keeps things nice and tidy.

84. Power Card Wall Mount

Create this if you hate those pesky cables on the floor. You might have to manually create the smaller holes yourself. It’s a nice addition to the office, or any place crowded with cables.

85. Napkin Holder

Source: Thingiverse.com

The design of a napkin holder can get fancy. The best ones are simple though. This napkin holder might have overhangs due to the design. You can also do a simple design. Besides, most napkin holders aren’t fancy anyway.

86. 3D Speaker Enclosure

Speaker enclosures can get elaborate. This one looks elaborate, but it’s only 2 pieces created by the 3d printer. It covers the top and bottom.

87. Hose Clamp

This model doesn’t require support. It’s a model that can be done quickly. Another thing I noticed about this hose clamp is it doesn’t require anything too detailed. Similar to the bottle opener, this is a useful yet simple design to help you around the house.

88. Door Lock

You’ve seen 3d printers make utensils, drawers, and now door locks. This piece can be done with 3 separate prints. You have the pin with the pin holder, then the connector on the other side. 

89. Dropper Bottle Flat Rack

This rack is useful for artists. You can keep your colors in this rack in an organized fashion. It can also be used for medication. Get yourself a flat rack. You can organize a bunch of items with this.

90. Candle Case

Source: Cults3d.com

Candle cases are similar to vases. You can print them in different colors and designs to match the ambience of the room you’re in.

You can get a Christmas candle holder for the holidays, or a single candle case. I would opt for the single case for the first print as it’s easier to make.

91. Chess Set

Printing a chess set takes awhile. You have to print individual pieces and the whole board. Chess is one of those games that make it worth it though. A good set will last you years and bring you more joy if you give it a chance. I highly recommend this for people who want to exercise their brains in their free time.

92. Wall Socket

Wall sockets can be done in one print. What’s great about 3d printers is you can use different material for each product. 

Find the material which works best as a protective barrier.

93. Pulley System

My cousin literally built his own pulley system a couple weeks ago. They’re great for pulling heavy things with leverage. Instead of lifting something from dead weight, use a pulley to make moving things easier. You just need 3 parts and some rope to make one.

Those 3 parts include the pulley wheel, pinwheel, and pulley housing. Here’s a pulley system model to get started.

94. Origami Inspired Forceps

This tool is something I haven’t seen. The designer says you can use this for surgery, space tools, and more.

Forceps like this make me excited for the future of 3d printers. Customizable tools are optimal for unique situations.

95. Center Finder

Source: Thingiverse.com

The more tools you make, the more products you can produce overall. A center finder is applicable for a lot of projects. This tool also helps you save a lot of time.

96. Dial Caliper

A dial caliper is a measurement tool. It measures length, height, and diameter of a specific part. The markings on this tool need to be detailed though or else it’s useless.

If you print this, make sure your printer has great precision.

97. Precision Screwdriver Racks

If you print a lot of screwdrivers, you’ll need screwdriver racks. You don’t need support parts for this either. It’s easy to make. A design like this is common for screwdriver racks.

98. Finger Wrench

You will get in awkward positions building things. A finger wrench can help you when you need to attach a nut to a bolt. Other times you’ll use it for tight corners.

99. Wrist Rest

3d printers can also make comfortable furniture. A wrist rest is essential for modern life. Think of how many times we’re needed in front of a computer. This wrist rest is made with PLA filament. Use material that are soft so your wrists are comfortable.

100. Small Windmill

Source: Thingiverse.com

Windmills provide clean energy. They can get noisy, but impactful. It’ll take awhile to print one though. 

Wind energy is used for electricity. Print a lot of these and you can help the whole neighborhood.


There are a lot of things you can make with a 3d printer. Please don’t think of this as the limit to what a 3d printer can do. We’re in the early stages of the 3d printer revolution. Soon, printers will be faster, and will be able to do more. The room for home manufacturing looks bright.

By Roborefuge

holder and tripod model for smartphone

Smartphone users often try to place their mobile device so that it is convenient to use it: watch movies, take pictures, communicate via video calls. Holders and tripods for smartphones are widely sold, but these are mass-produced models. If you want a holder that no one else has, you need to print it on a 3D printer.

  • Printing a phone stand with a 3D printer
  • Mistakes when printing a phone stand and how to avoid them

3D printable phone stand

Mobile phone stands and stands can be 3D printed. Such products will not only perform a utilitarian function, but will also be a unique object of interior decoration. The main thing is to be patient, choose the right design, create a digital model or download it on the Internet and send it to print. And this article will tell you which filament is suitable for the job and how to avoid common mistakes.

Which model do you prefer?

The choice of model is determined by the purpose of use:

  • The phone is needed for making conversations, making video calls, but the hands are busy with some kind of work. In such cases, the mobile device is placed vertically and the stand is a simple case-like design with a support.
  • The screen is used to view video content. For convenience, the phone is placed horizontally. Such a tripod is structurally similar to the previous model, only it will be oriented in a horizontal position.
  • If occasional adjustment of the display position is required, the stand provides a console swivel mechanism.
    Important! If the holder will be used as a tripod to keep the phone stationary during shooting, this design will be the most optimal. Changing the position of the smartphone camera will be very convenient.
  • The phone holder will be used as an interior design element. Such stands are the most unusual: in the form of fantastic animals, cases of retro telephones, surrealistic objects, flower buds - everything that the wild imagination of the smartphone owner will tell you.

The most difficult to print models are those with an adjustable console. This is a prefabricated object, to create it, several parts are printed and connected to each other.

Which material should I choose?

PLA, PETG, ABS, Nylon are suitable for smartphone holder 3D printing. Models with a large number of small elements are preferably printed in PLA - this material provides the best detail. In terms of the quality of the resulting volumetric objects, PETG is not inferior to it. Both plastics do not require special printer settings, the parts from them are obtained with a given accuracy.

Important! When printing prefabricated models, the dimensions of the individual elements are required. Otherwise, without mechanical refinement, it will not be possible to mount the stand so that the rotary mechanisms work normally.

Decorative holders can be printed with ABS. Post-processing the model in an acetone bath will give the effect of varnishing, and solvent vapors will increase the adhesion of the layers.

Nylon is a capricious material. Large shrinkage and high extrusion temperatures are intimidating for 3D printer users, especially beginners. But products from it are extremely durable, and thin walls remain flexible. In addition, nylon shows a minimum coefficient of friction, which means that all parts of the adjustable consoles will rotate easily and their wear will be minimal.

How do I print a tripod or phone holder?

The easiest way is to choose a finished 3D model and download the STL file on the Internet. If you have the skills to work in programs for creating digital spatial objects, you can create a stand from scratch: come up with a design, calculate the dimensions, prepare a file of the required format.

Further, the order of work will be the same for both the downloaded model and the one created by yourself:

  • The object is sent to the slicer program.
    Attention! Depending on the material that will be used for printing, settings are set, in particular, scaling the model with the expectation of filament shrinkage.
  • The G-code file is loaded into the 3D printer to start the printing process. It is better to print several small details separately, and not to place everything at once on one desktop. Simultaneous printing of many elements requires a very fine adjustment of the retract, otherwise post-processing will require a lot of effort.
  • The finished base is sanded and painted if it is provided by the design idea, assembled if it is printed from several parts.

Important! Not always printing the stand as a whole can be called a simpler option. The complex geometry of the object will require the creation of supports and their subsequent removal. It may be preferable for some to print a few simple-shaped parts and then assemble a finished tripod from them.

Mistakes when printing a phone stand and how to avoid them

Common mistakes that most often make when printing spatial models prevent you from getting the expected result:

  1. Incorrect printer settings will lead to distortion of the shape and size of the product. These include the inconsistency of requirements with the capabilities of the printer, the wrong choice of layer thickness, print speed, extruder and table temperatures.
    Problem solution: When specifying the printing parameters in the slicer, one should take into account the potential of the printing device, the type of filament, the shape of the future object and set the appropriate settings.
  2. An unsuitable filament was selected, the detailing of the model is insufficient, the geometry of the part is violated.
    Problem solution: each specific model needs a material with specified properties. High-precision products are printed from PLA and PETG.
    Attention! When giving preference to one or another filament, first of all they find out whether the printer can work with this material.
  3. The printed parts cannot be put together because the dimensions do not match. Possible reasons for this are plastic shrinkage or incorrect modeling.
    Solution: choose another filament for printing with minimal shrinkage, try to “play” with the slicer settings to compensate for the change in size when the plastic cools down. If mistakes are made in the process of creating a digital model, you will have to check all the dimensions of the drawings, correct inaccuracies and re-create the STL file.

The main principle to avoid mistakes is to study the theory and fundamentals of 3D printing and apply them in practice.

This 3D printed phone stand is as good as a factory product and has a unique design. In addition, functionally it will be most suitable for the tasks set by the user. And the recommendations voiced in the article will help to achieve high-quality 3D printing results.

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50 ideas for 3D printing

It seems that soon we will start drowning in unnecessary things made for 3D printing projects. But you can do something that will really be useful! If you're running out of ideas, here's a list of 50 3D printable items you're unlikely to throw away.

Bag clip with screw cap

Now the bag clip will have a new feature - a hole with a lid for quick access, as in the photo. This clip is easy to print and convenient to use. Strange that no one thought of this before.

Author: Minkix

Where to download: Thingiverse

Modular Furniture Connector

This connector allows you to quickly assemble modular furniture. The default model is designed for 17×17 mm wood, but the size and material can be changed to suit your needs using a parametric file for customization.

Creator: LeFabShop

Where to download: Cults

Sealant Cap

No more throwing open sealant tubes away. The screw cap for the nozzle presses the o-ring tightly against the body of the tube and closes the access of air to the solvents inside.

Author: The-Mechanic

Where to download: Thingiverse

Laptop niche

Now the laptop will always be at hand, but hidden from prying eyes in a special niche that is attached to the bottom of any coffee table.

Author: Too Snide

Download: Thingiverse

Phone Holder - Candice

Elegant and simple, perhaps the easiest thing you can 3D print.

Author: Clem.C2

Where to download: Cults


The idea of ​​Polypanels came from Devin Montes. A polypanel is a series of three-dimensional building blocks. The individual elements of a Polypanel look simple, but if you print a lot of them and different types, you can create all sorts of complex designs. Something like LEGO where you can design each brick.

Creator: MakeAnything

Where to download: MyMiniFactory

Clothes Hook

This clothes hook is designed as an E3D nozzle and can be printed as many times as you need for all your clothes.

Author: Filar3D

Download: Cults

Plant Pot

This anatomical brain flower pot is easier to print than it looks, creator DrFemPop says. For assembly, it is only necessary to glue the parts after printing. It turns out an original house for plants.

Author: DrFemPop

Where to download: Cults

Door Holder

This is a simple solution for holding a door. Double-sided adhesive tape is sufficient for surface mounting.

Author: Akiraraiser

Where to download: Thingiverse

Piggy bank

A simple piggy bank for beginners, no complicated settings.

Author: lecaramel

Where to download: Thingiverse

Cable ties

This tie is perhaps the simplest and most ingenious of all devices. Clips are printed as a whole sheet at once, and then the required amount can be cut off from it.

Author: Sunshine

Where to download: Cults

Roller ruler

An indispensable device if you need to measure the length of something non-linear: a piece of rope, a curved line, a perimeter with bends, etc. The ruler is called Geneva and has step 5 mm.

Author: MechEngineerMike

Where to download: Thingiverse


This small, solid piece of plastic can easily replace your pliers / pliers. These forceps take the force to the handles and redistribute it at the end of the grip. It's definitely pliers. Just smarter.

Author: BYU CMR

Where to download: Thingiverse

Cylindrical textured box

Beautiful tube from Syboulette decorated with hexagons. Well suited as a kitchen utensil for storing oatmeal, rice and other crumbly substances.

Author: Syboulette

Where to download: Cults

Door Stop

This stop is modeled after the Guyer Anderson cat statue in the British Museum. The design is hollow, which allows you to fill the limiter with something for additional weight.

Author: Duaneindeed

Where to download: Cults

Plague Doctor Mask

Not exactly the most useful item on the list since bubonic plague is a thing of the past. But a mask can come in handy, for example, when you need to clean up after your pet. And you can also go to the carnival in it.

Author: Odrivious

Download: Cults

Universal Spool Holder

This adjustable spool holder uses a spring and an adjustable rewind clutch. It's the perfect place to store those pesky wires.

Who made it: Vincent Goenhuis

Where to download: Thingiverse

Sturdy waterproof box

This tight-fitting box will keep things from getting wet. Print it in PLA or PETG, add a flexible TPU seal and M3 screws for the spring hinge, and you're done.

Author: ZX82

Where to download: Cults


This dice is suitable for flat 3D printing and has a face size of 16mm.

Author: Devin Montes (MakeAnything)

Where to download: MyMiniFactory

Collapsible Coat Rack

Really cool coat rack. That's all there is to say about her.

Author: Komaru

Where to download: Thingiverse

Business Card Holder

Perfect for showing off your new business cards to your Wall Street friends. What could be more delightful than this Zippo card holder with flip-top lid.

Author: PentlandDesigns

Where to download: Cults

Pencil and pen holder

Iceberg or melting beehive? Be that as it may, this is a handy pen and pencil holder that is cheaper to print than to buy.

Author: BeeVeryCreative

Where to download: Cults

Groovi Monster Audio Amplifier

This is a passive smartphone audio amplifier that looks stylish and does the job well. It's called Groovi Monster for a reason.

Author: 3DShook

Where to download: Cults

Cup holder

Can be used not only as a cup holder, but also as a coaster for hot dishes. The dimensions of the template are easily adjusted to suit any size cookware.

Author: jmdbcool

Where to download: Thingiverse


Designed to hold different materials, including the ends of the wire in the coil. Also great as a clothespin replacement.

Author: Med

Where to download: Cults

Pencil Box

Suitable for storing all your desk trivia and trinkets (memory cards, rubber bands, pencils, paper clips, etc.).

Author: Monkey3D

Where to download: Cults

Headphone holder

This is a duck. Yes, you can hang headphones on it.

Author: Toshi_TNE

Download: Thingiverse

Polyhedral Succulent Pot

Unusual geometric pots for your growing succulent collection. These small pots can be configured to be connected together.

Author: PrintFutura

Download: Cults

Survival whistle

This is a survival whistle with original design. It is durable, easy to make and very loud (118 dB is more than enough to be heard in an emergency).

Author: Joe Zisa

Where to download: Thingiverse

Measuring Cube

Simple and original measuring cube for the kitchen. On each side there are recesses for measuring the volume of ingredients (in cups - according to the American system, and in metric units for everyone else). It is best to print with PETG material, it is the safest for products.

Author: iomaa

Download: Thingiverse


This is a parametric hinge that can be sized to suit your specific needs.

Written by Rohin Gosling

Where to download: Thingiverse

Car Eyeglass Holder

Attaches to your car's sun visor. Glasses will always be at hand.

Author: Trevor Long

Download: Thingiverse


The simplest things are usually the most useful. Convenient and easy to print opener. Covers the sharp edges of the cork as much as possible, protecting you from injury.

Author: Jeremy Peterson

Download: Thingiverse

Superhero Keychains

Sometimes you need to remind yourself of your hidden superpowers. Stylish and cool keyrings are well suited as a small gift.

Author: Formbyte

Where to download: Cults

Headphone stand

It will be useful for music lovers and gamers who use headphones a lot and often. After all, now they will no longer roll around anywhere.

Author: MakerBot

Where to download: Thingiverse

Bag Clip

The model consists of two printed parts. Allows you to keep packages closed and keep food fresh longer.

Author: Walter Hsiao

Download: Thingiverse

Plastic wrench

Handy wrench, but don't choose soft plastic to make it.

Author: Daniel Noree

Where to download: Cults

Sliding Decal

No more worrying about whether cups are clean or dirty right now in the dishwasher! With the help of a special mechanism, the slider easily changes the inscription on the plate.

Who made it: MiddleFingerBoss

Where to download: Thingiverse

Collapsible basket

Cool picnic item. A folding square basket with five sections is printed from several parts and then glued together. For product safety, it is recommended to use PETG plastic.

Author: PatternToPrint

Where to download: Cults

Self-watering plant pot

Houseplants are dying from your forgetfulness? This will not happen again! This pot will water them by itself, and your conscience will be clear.

Author: Parallel Goods

Where to download: Cults

Maze Gift Box

Cash is not the most original gift. But if you present them in such a gift box, your friend will surely like it. The lucky recipient will have to work hard to get to the prize, because there is only one right way.

Author: Robert

Where to download: Thingiverse

Wired headphone holder

The headphones will now be protected from tangling and breakage.

Author: Robert

Where to download: Thingiverse

Tube Squeezer

Helps squeeze out the contents of the tube to the last drop. Wide enough to fit most tubes on the market. Printed in three separate parts.

Author: Justin Otten

Where to download: Thingiverse

Webcam Slider Shutter

The best thing for the paranoid and just for those who are uncomfortable being under the gun of a webcam. Instead of sticking tape or sticky tape over the lens, attach a slider shutter to the body and open it when you need a video call.

Author: Horizon Lab

Where to download: Cults

Hexagonal Prefabricated Drawers

Useful to free your desk from the noodles of cables, wires and just every little thing. The design can be easily expanded if necessary.

Created by Dan O'Connell

Where to download: Cults

Wall Phone Shelf

Attach the shelf to a power outlet and place your phone on it while charging.

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