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51 Cool Things to 3D Print (2022) – Clever Creations

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One of the struggles of owning a 3D printer is deciding what cool prints to make next. With so many 3D model sharing websites, there are endless 3D print ideas to try.

In this article, we’ll give you our top picks for the coolest 3D printer projects and show you where you can find the models you need.

Top 3D Printing Projects and Ideas in 2022

Elastic Football

This two-player elastic football game uses rubber bands to make the player pieces flexible in order to manipulate the small ball across the printed field. The sides of the playing field have an abacus-style point counter for both players and a lever to control the goalie piece on the back.

  • Designed by: Wilko_SLO
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Mechanical Wall Clock

Clocks are fairly complex and cool in general, but 3D printed clocks like this one by Hairald are especially interesting to look at. This design is fully printed and does not use any electronics or batteries.

The mechanism uses a wind-up method with a hand crank and a hanging weight to move the gears using the force of the falling weight. You can watch a video of this particular clock in action here.

  • Designed by: Hairald
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Squid Game - Front Man Mask

Can’t get enough of Netflix’s Squid Game? Neither could the designer of this front man mask. Print this model for an interesting decor piece to hang on the wall or use it to finish off your best cosplay outfit.

  • Designed by: r1nce
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Articulating Raspberry Pi Camera Mount

While the best 3D printers come with a built-in camera option for creating time lapse videos and remotely monitoring prints, you can also add this functionality to any 3D printer that does not natively have it.

This articulated camera mount uses a Raspberry Pi controller to bring a fully flexible camera option for remote viewing, time lapse recording, or taking stills of your prints as they are in progress.

  • Designed by: Sneaks
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Original Simpsons TV

Keep a little ode to the Simpson’s on your shelf or desk with this miniature recreation of the original TV set from the show.

This design uses a Raspberry Pi and other inexpensive components to create a working miniature television screen that plays videos on loop.

  • Designed by: buba447
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Charger Cable Organizer

The only thing more annoying than an unorganized wad of chargers and cables is a tangled unorganized wad of chargers and cables. These printable organizers store your chargers when not in use, keeping them tidy and protected from other cords.

They work like small spools, letting you unwind the charger only as far as you need. When you’re done using the cable, you just twist the lid to wind the cord back up.

  • Designed by: DFV Tech
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Screw Measuring Tool

Nothing slows you down more than a container full of mixed-together mystery screws and bolts. This screw measure tool is easy to print and has all the most common bolt and screw sizes to help you quickly identify the size and type of errant bolts, screws, or nuts.

  • Designed by: MattG
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Rugged Desktop Organizer

Keep your desk tidy and your office supplies close at hand with this multipurpose desktop organizer. It has built-in slots for your USB sticks, SD and micro SD cards, and compartments for your pens, scissors, and any other tools you use on the regular.

  • Designed by: Byzantium3D
  • Where to get: Cults

Giroid Vase

Both functional and beautiful, this giroid vase is a fast and easy print project that doesn’t require any supports or serious post-processing work.

If you don’t intend to use it with water (such as when using silk flowers), it’s ready to use right off the build plate. However, if you plan to use it as a traditional vase, it is best to spray it with some sort of sealant to keep the water from leaking through the print layers.

  • Designed by: Area3D
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Marble Maze

You’ll need to move the zen garden on your office desk, because this printed marble maze is the clear cure for office boredom. Fully printable (aside from the marble, of course) and easy to assemble, this design uses snap-together ball and socket joints on the parts to avoid glue or other adhesives.

  • Designed by: ericman314
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Cute Caravan Birdhouse

Camping enthusiasts rejoice: now the wildlife can also enjoy the charm of a vintage camper with these cute caravan birdhouses. You’ll need to 3D print the two colors separately before gluing the 3D prints together for a cute two-toned effect. This build fits on most print bed sizes.

  • Designed by: PA1
  • Where to get: Cults

Drippy Bucket

Add a little pop art to your work or living space with the drippy bucket. Printed as three separate pieces, the handle and paint drips both snap onto the main bucket without glue or screws required. It’s the perfect container for pens, dice, or even loose change.

  • Designed by: davemoneysign
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Fractal Vise

Not only is this fractal vise model extremely cool-looking, it is also an incredibly useful tool once fully assembled.

This project requires quite a bit of hardware, including multiple sizes of bolts and screws, as well as lengths of both smooth and threaded rods. Assembling the vise is also quite time-consuming, but the designer thankfully has a video tutorial outlining the whole process.

  • Designed by: TeachingTech
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Squeeze Fan

This hand-powered squeeze fan is as useful as it is fun. Using the handle pushes the inner gears and turns the propellers. This design is perfect for camping trips, emergency kits, and other scenarios where power or batteries might be hard to come by.

  • Designed by: GeorgeZSL
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Face Shield

With the pandemic still in full swing, personal protection equipment is as important as ever. This basic face shield was designed by the Prusa research team and gained EU certification as a viable personal protection tool.

Whether you are still looking for protective methods from COVID-19 or work in an industry that requires face shields, this model is fast and easy to print.

  • Designed by: Prusa Research
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Lithophane Moon Lamp

This project uses a lithophane model that maps the actual surface topography of the moon to make a realistic miniature rendering of it. This version adds tripod legs and a hole on the bottom for a light to make it a functional, beautiful lamp.

  • Designed by: Frank Deschner
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Landy Mini

If you think this is a basic miniature car model, think again. Assembled with only a handful of screws, the Landy Mini has a fully functioning suspension system.

Though it’s a bit time-consuming to print and assemble, the Landy Mini is a fun and well-designed project that would look great on a desk or shelf in your home or office.

  • Designed by: 3D Sets
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Self-Watering Planter

Love plants but have a brown thumb? This self-watering planter slowly feeds in water from a reservoir as the soil dries. So even if you forget to water them for a few days (or weeks, let’s be honest), they’ll still get the care they need.

  • Designed by: Mikolas Zuza
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Split-Flap Display

Based on the split-flap displays of the past, this model uses a handful of components and a wireless adapter to make a DIY digital split-flap display that connects to your network. You can program it to work as a clock, calendar, message board, or whatever else you can think of.

  • Designed by: David Kingsman
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters


Inspired by the Da Vinci Code, this cryptex has a small compartment to hide things like candies, jewelry, or notes inside. You can program the cryptex to open for a specific series of letters, much like a combination lock.

While this is in no way a secure place to store anything valuable (it is printed from plastic, after all), it’s a funny way to keep coworkers out of your sweets, to give someone a gift, or to play a game with your kids.


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  • Designed by: Cees
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Bag Clip

A stark improvement on the chip clips of old, this clip prints in place with minimal supports. It uses a three-hinge system, so it stays on the bag more securely without slipping off. If you want something that will be quick and easy to print, this is a great option.

  • Designed by: Andrei
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Rotating Rings Toy

The mini gyroscope has remained one of the most popular fidget toys in the 3D printing community for several years, most likely due to its unique design. It prints in place and can be used right off the build plate.

  • Designed by: Marvin
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Mantis Clamp

The mantis clamp is an interesting take on a vise design, using a hand crank and gears to tighten and loosen the clamp. As illustrated in the photo below, that makes it a handy device for holding up small things like electronics components, painting miniatures, and so on.

  • Designed by: zuberio
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Deadpool Bust

This fine-detailed Deadpool bust is a great novelty item for any Marvel fan. Printing this model in 3D printer resin on a resin 3D printer maintains the model’s high level of detail, whereas using a metallic filament like CopperFill or BronzeFill on a fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printer will give it the appearance of a metal cast statue.

  • Designed by: Eastman
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Avocado Seed Floater

Sprouting avocado seeds is a little more delicate than just dropping them in some potting soil and hoping for the best. They need to be partially submerged in water for several days for the pits to start growing a sprout. Luckily, this is easy to control with this 3D printed seed floater.

  • Designed by: Mikolas Zuza
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Drill Depth Stop

When you need a specific stopping point for your drill bit, these printable drill depth stops are an easy and economical way to keep your drill from going too deeply into your material.

The model offers a variety of sizes that correspond with popular drill bit dimensions, so you should be able to find one that suits your needs regardless of which drill bit size you use.

  • Designed by: Highrise Workshop
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Sunflower Clock

Unlike the other clock we shared in this list, this beautiful design is a fully functional wall clock with added electronic components. This clock has a lot of different pieces to print, thanks to the thin bands of PETG used for the petals. It takes some time to assemble, but the final look is worth the effort.

  • Designed by: Romano Rugeri
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Cute Skull Lamp

We’d say these skull lamps are a perfect addition to your Halloween decor, but they’re so adorable that you’ll probably want to keep them up year-round. They are easy to print and only take an inexpensive strand of LED lights and a few batteries to assemble them.

  • Designed by: rayjizza
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Ancient Guardian from Zelda BOTW

Any Nintendo gamers reading this will automatically know what these deceptively innocent-looking articulated robots are, and probably started sweating and hearing dramatic piano music the moment they spotted them.

But if you haven’t been totally traumatized yet by the ancient guardians during your BOTW playthrough, these models are a must-print item. The legs are fully articulated and print in place, so you can just pop the entire figure off the build plate and immediately start your campaign to bring down Hyrule.

  • Designed by: Crafty Sven
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Ornamental Bulbasaur

If you haven’t gotten enough Bulbasaur from Bulbasaur planters, low-poly figurines, or Pokemon chess sets, you’re in luck. This ornamental Bulbasaur model is one in a set of three decorative Pokemon models that you can print for free.

Since the model uses a lot of Victorian filigree elements, it looks fantastic with a metallic finish, especially with a patina. They acquired that look in the photo below using paint, but metal-filled filaments or cold casting the model in resin are two other possibilities for making this model look its best.

  • Designed by: Psdwizzard
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

3D Printable Drone

For a functional mini-drone, this design works well and is a lot of fun to use. Designed around a battery case for a single lithium battery, it is not going to be very powerful. However, it does work and it is a good beginner project for those wanting to learn how to 3D print and build more capable drones.

  • Designed by: David Cledon
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Back Loaded Horn Speaker

This little printed speaker transforms into a powerful Bluetooth speaker with a little assembly and about $20 in components. Even better, the designer includes a wiring diagram and full assembly instructions along with the free STL, so even if you are new to this type of project, you can easily follow along.

  • Designed by: guppyk
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Among Us Crew/Body/Ghost/Imposter

This five-piece set of Among Us models is a fun project for fans of the game. With all of the character types in the game available, you can vary the colors of each model to account for any possible in-game combination.

  • Designed by: WalRit
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Print-in-Place Bearings

If you need bearings for one of your projects or you just want to give your printer a nice torture test to check its calibration, these print-in-place bearings are the answer. Designed in five common sizes, these models should have all the options you need for most projects.

  • Designed by: guppyk
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Helmet Hanger

Both functional and decorative, this 3D printing project is the perfect solution for storing your helmet while also showing it off. The model is easy to print and allows for printing the sphere whole with supports or in two pieces without supports (to glue together after).

  • Designed by: Sergi Lorenzo
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Tensegrity Table

When regular furniture gets too boring, choose some that appears to defy physics instead. This small table ties the bottom and top parts together with string, and the tension keeps the table parts upright. While the designer used blue string, a clear string is ideal because it’s harder to see and makes the table really look like it’s floating.

  • Designed by: Austin Steingrube
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Hydroponic Self-Watering Seeds Starter

Another model for the gardening-challenged, these cute self-watering planters will keep your plants watered and nourished even if you don’t. The planter comes in five different poses, with some sitting flat and others dangling their legs over a ledge, you can get really creative in staging your planter people on your desk, table, or shelf.

  • Designed by: Studio Aditivo
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinter

Print-in-Place Briefcase

Need a place to store your miniature work documents? What about your doll-sized stacks of money? This print-in-place briefcase does exactly what it says: it prints a miniature briefcase in one piece with fully functioning hinges and latches straight off the build plate.

This model (and other print-in-place projects) are a good way to test your printer’s calibration and to see where it’s having issues.

  • Designed by: Dehapro
  • Where to get: Cults

Bone Fingers

These articulated bone fingers bend with your fingers, making their movements look incredibly realistic. The project requires quite a bit of gluing and assembly after printing, but they are a stunning addition to cosplay outfits and Halloween costumes.

  • Designed by: Littletup
  • Where to get: Cults

Lazy Dogs

Yet another print-in-place project on the list. These adorable canines have articulated hinges in their body that gives them a wider range of flexibility. While they are mainly for decorative (or playful) purposes, these little dogs are quite popular with kids.

  • Designed by: Mcgybeer
  • Where to get: Cults

Hexagonal LED Panels

DIY printed light fixtures are one of the easiest ways to customize your decor, and these hexagonal LED panels are one of the best options we’ve seen.

Each hexagon light is printed and assembled separately before being fit together, which leaves plenty of room for creativity. Each light panel could have a different LED color, or work through a controller to loop through certain behaviors like blinking, twinkling, or transitioning through the RGB spectrum.

  • Designed by: Jim Misel
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Mechanical Quick Grab/Release Phone Stand

This phone stand tightens around the phone when it’s placed in the cradle and loosens when the phone is lifted off. It also rotates the phone up, down, and side to side while it is in the holder for optimal viewing at any angle.

  • Designed by: Arron Mollet
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Slim Credit Card Wallet

When you want the bare essentials to keep your pockets from being weighed down, a card wallet is an essential accessory. This particular one is fully printed and comes with the added bonus of an ejector button to help you easily remove your cards when you need them.

  • Designed by: Aljaz Titoric
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Measuring Cube

A modern take on the old concept of measuring cups, these cubes are a fun way to incorporate the different measurement sizes into one piece. However, we don’t recommend using them for liquids in the kitchen since the small gaps between layers in 3D prints are not watertight.

  • Designed by: Matt Stengler
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Thor Hammer

One of the more iconic Marvel props in the 3D printing community, Thor’s hammer is easy to print and looks great on display. While it has a lot of fine details that would be best captured with a resin 3D printer, it will be challenging to print it at full scale on most consumer resin printers.

  • Designed by: Rob Pauza
  • Where to get: MyMiniFactory

CNC Machine

One of the best things about having a 3D printer is the ability to use it to produce additional printers or machines. This CNC machine is a perfect example of that. It uses 3D printed joints to assemble the rails, motors, and carving tool into a fully functional CNC.

  • Designed by: Creative Think
  • Where to get: Thingiverse

Raspberry Pi 4 Case

In case you missed it, this list is full of projects and ideas that use Raspberry Pi boards as the controller. Being small, cheap, and surprisingly flexible in its capabilities, the Pi lends itself extremely well to 3D printing.

With that in mind, it’s no surprise that you can find dozens of models for Raspberry Pi cases on most of the project sharing websites. This one has one of the more attractive and functional designs available.

  • Designed by: Carter
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Prusa Enclosure

Enclosures are often a necessity for printing ABS and other high-temperature filaments successfully, but DIY and budget printers rarely have them incorporated into their design. Fully enclosed 3D printers do exist, but they come at a price. Thankfully, enclosures are not overly difficult to make yourself, especially when upcycling existing furniture like this build.

This project gives you all the pieces needed to turn an IKEA Lack table into a functional 3D printing enclosure and filament station. While it is specifically designed for Prusa 3D printers, any printer that fits on a Lack table should work with this project.


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  • Designed by: Ondřej Stříteský
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Fidget Infinity Cube

While fidget toys are always a popular category for 3D printing, these fidget cubes are especially interesting. Using a hinge design, you can fold and unfold the cubes in multiple directions.

This model prints flat and requires no assembly after printing. Since the hinges print in place, this project may take some experimentation with printer settings and calibration before it is printed successfully. The designer includes a test print with the model files so you can quickly try out different print settings without printing the full model.

  • Designed by: Austin Vojta
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Addams Family Thing

Yet another spooky prop on the list, the Thing from the Addams Family is a great item to add to your Halloween decor. This is a model with a high level of detail (especially around the knuckles and nail beds) that would do well with resin printing.


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  • Designed by: Js-studio
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters

Collapsible Basket

Our final pick for print-in-place designs, the collapsible basket is fun to print, cool to use, and easy to put in storage when you don’t need it.

  • Designed by: 3D Printing World
  • Where to get: PrusaPrinters


Those were 51 of the coolest free 3D printing models! Did you like our picks? Have you printed any of these models before? Let us know in the comment section down below!

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3D Printer Projects and Fun 3D Prints for Completing in 2022

When you have a 3D printer at home, you love releasing your creative genie and searching for incredible 3D printing ideas. And how good it is when, in addition to your endless inspiration, you have a list of the 100 useful, cute, fantastic, outstanding and must-have 3D printer projects to make.

Gambody knows where to draw inspiration for fun 3D prints. We have compiled a selection of the models you can bring to life in resin, PLA or different materials, use as 3D printed home decor, valuable items or figurines to display on your shelf.

Ideas of fun projects you can make with a 3D printer never end. So, follow the trend and be inspired by cool 3D printing objects you will love to try!

In our ultimate selection, you will find many amazing 3D printer projects to make and use at the home, office and even for business. The innovative technology helps build creative work and authentic pieces of art. Don’t be afraid to free your dreams; get wild and inventive. Your useful 3D prints could be planters, home decor, phone cases, orthotics, door handles, cute toys, gadgets and collectable figurines.

Jump to a section:

  • Useful 3D Prints
  • 3D Printed Gadgets
  • 3D Printed Products
  • Things to 3D Print and Sell
  • 3D Print Ideas for Home
  • Fun 3D Prints

Useful 3D Prints

The most stunning 3D printer projects are often valuable for you. It could be something you can use at home or work. Or it could be anything that lets you learn new skills and put them into practice.

1. #3DBenchy

Every 3D printer enthusiast who tests a new machine starts with #3DBenchy. It is #1 on the list of useful things to 3D print because this free 3D printing model helps test your 3D printer and calibrate it.

#3DBenchy is a simple boat, a fun 3D print built by nearly everyone. The popular design requires no support. But it is a powerful tool in testing the limits of every desktop printer meant for home use.

2. Shoe Insole

Creative and fun 3D prints can be very comfortable and ease your everyday adventures. One of the easy ideas you can make yourself using your 3D printer and flexible material is a shoe insole.

Image: Thingiverse

Gensole is a genius invention that will make you 100% comfortable with your footwear. You have to adjust the project to your needs before building it and insert your 3D printed insoles into your shoes. But such cool 3D printable objects are well worth the time!

3. Egg White and Yolk Separator

Bakers and chefs often need to separate an egg yolk from the white carefully. Some baking masterpieces can fail if you cannot make this right. But the list of household items to 3D print now includes a straightforward invention, an egg separator.

Images: Thingiverse

You can make a special spoon or cute egg form to separate the white and yolk within seconds. It is a beneficial creation everyone needs in the kitchen! And it is stunning that you can make such fun 3D prints for all your relatives!

4. Wheelchair Ramp

When you or your relatives are in a wheelchair, having a small ramp in your bag is a must anywhere you go. This way, you can quickly get past a step in front of shops, cafes, buildings.

Photo: Thingiverse

Thanks to talented wheelchair users, you can now download STL files of a simple ramp that is an easy 3D printer project to fulfil. The ideas of useful 3D prints never end!

5. Whistles

Useful 3D printer projects can even save lives. For example, a survival whistle is a nice thing to have in your bag. This easy object is quick to make, and it produces a tremendous 118db sound, which works well for PE classes, camping and various sport events.

Pictures: Thingiverse and

Also, you can turn a whistle into fun 3D prints by making a simple musical instrument. You can rock out with your kids and friends and recollect your high school days.

6. Glasses Frame

When you wear glasses, you always know what 3D printer projects to look for if they break. Your 3D printing machine and useful STL files of glasses frame make it easy to repair your accessory at home.

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You can save money since you don’t need to purchase a new frame every time your old one breaks.

7. Book Accessories

Bookworms will find bookmarks and bookholders the most useful 3D prints. If you prefer reading paper books over electronic documents, you might love having a one-finger bookholder. Such fun projects are quick to make and will serve you for a long time.

Photos: Thingiverse and

Fans of owls could enjoy getting an owl-style bookmark for regular books, textbooks, magazines and other paper products.

8. Business Cards and Wallets

Some 3D printer ideas impress and sound unbelievable. For instance, it is quick to make a genuine wallet and business cards yourself. You can be inspired by these bike business card 3D printing projects and design yours.

3D printed products: Thingiverse

Having a plastic wallet for all your credit cards is also great. It could be even better than owning an expensive leather wallet, so simple 3D printed products can be rather useful.

9. Exercise Dumbbell

The most beneficial projects for 3D printing take care of your comfort and health. If you love to exercise, you can search for something like a tin can dumbbell to work out whenever you have a spare minute.


Download the dumbbell 3D printer project’s STL files and quickly build the base to which you can attach cans of food. Build your muscles and stay strong.

10. Buckles

Many non 3D printed products we have at home come with buckles, and when a clip breaks, some of us choose to buy a new product instead of replacing the broken piece. However, you make buckles yourself. It is, in fact, an easy thing to 3D print.

Image: MyMiniFactory

Get the buckle STL files and create as many pieces as you need. Such fun 3D prints will help you fix a dog collar, your backpack, belt, lanyard and other things. The quick 3D printer projects such as a two-piece buckle can easily clip and unclip without any glue and bolts.

3D Printed Gadgets

What can I make with a 3D printer? 3D printed gadgets can inspire enthusiasts who love innovation and modern technologies. Some of the projects below are cool 3D printable objects that can simplify your life. Many of them are easy to make; others have complex designs.

1. 3D Printed Tripod

Nowadays, many of us wish to take excellent photos and record stable videos. And having a camera tripod is a must to do this trick. Of course, you can visit the nearest shop searching for this gadget. Or you can turn on your 3D printer and make 3D printed parts to build a tripod.

Picture: MyMiniFactory

Download tripod STL files and work on one of the most useful 3D prints for camera people. The project consists of nine parts. Look for some non-printable screws, including a 4mm screw, and nuts and mount your 3D printed gadget to use with your camera, GoPro, smartphone and other devices.

2. Electric Coffee Maker with 3D Printed Parts

Having some engineering skills is fantastic when you can combine your knowledge with 3D printing experience. Some of the most brilliant 3D printer projects include creating real-working gadgets such as a coffee maker.

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Explore the ten steps to make a stunning 3D printed top gadget. This project’s creator used Makerbot Replicator 2X printer and many assembly parts, connectors and other pieces. But the result amazes us!

3. 3D Printed Telescope

This stunning gadget continues our list of trendy 3D printer projects you will love making in your spare time. It also requires some additional skills and knowledge, Astro-cam, mirror and other details, but the stunning telescope you can make yourself is worth all your time and effort.

Functional 3D prints:

If you have them, your kids will say that telescopes are some of the coolest 3D prints ever designed!

4. Functioning Drone

A selection of 3D printed top ideas must include modern trends, a drone. Did you know that you can work on such 3D printing projects at home?


Sometimes, it is fun to have a small drone to fly around your house or territory. Using your 3D printer and additional parts, you can build a micro FPV quadcopter. It is among useful things to 3D print with kids to share some STEM experience.

5. Loudspeaker iPhone Extension

iPhone users who like to listen to music without headphones and earbuds might love this cool 3D printed gadget. It is a loudspeaker extension designed for iPhone 6 and 6S. However, you can download the loudspeaker STL files and modify them to suit your newer Apple model or a different handset.

Photograph: Cults

The speaker enhancer is one of the greatest 3D printer projects for users who know some basics of 3D design. Special chambers on both sides of the smartphone help echo the sound, which increases its level and helps you enjoy the louder tunes.

6. Faucet Water Saver

In addition to 3D printed parts, this project will require a rubber seal. Once you download the faucet water saver STL files, you can build this simple yet helpful attachment for a faucet that helps save water.

Useful 3D prints: Thingiverse

Among 3D printed gadgets, this one is probably the best for every family. It is cheap to make because it does not need much filament, and it is quick to install on your faucet in the kitchen or bathroom.

7. Smart Bottle Opener

The list of useful 3D printed stuff in the kitchen includes a bottle opener. Being extremely straightforward, a one-handed bottle opener 3D model is everything you need to cope with any bottle quickly.


It might be one of the greatest 3D printer projects you can make and share with all your friends.

8. 3D Printed Pinhole Camera

What else can you make with a 3D printer? Think of owning a cool pinhole camera. If this sounds interesting enough, you can download camera STL files and find a pinhole to assemble the gadget and bring more 3D printing projects to life.

3D printing object: Thingiverse

The best part about these functional 3D prints is the ability to assemble your projects without glue and fasteners. You can slide the pieces and get a working thing.

9. DNA Extractor

Some of the cool projects to 3D print impress with the possibilities you get. For example, you can get centrifuge STL files to build a beneficial thing for a home-built laboratory.


Of course, you need to know biology and have programming skills to turn this assembly object into a home-based laboratory. But if you succeed, you can extract DNA without leaving your home. Aren’t such things to make with a 3D printer worth the investment into a machine?

10. Motorized Camera Slider

Buying a camera slider to take stunning photos and videos could be more expensive than 3D printing and assembling one yourself. You should learn how to add a motor to make this project work, but as a result, everyone will love this stunning 3D printed gadget.


Such useful 3D prints could turn into your business or let you make unique gifts for your friends.

3D Printed Products

More and more companies are using 3D printers to make their products. For example, you can now use mascara with 3D printed brushes, shave using disposable razors with 3D printed handles, even wear 3D printable shoes.

But when it comes to your homemade 3D printed products, the list of possible things to build also looks fantastic.

1. A Case for Earbud Cords

Many 3D printing projects look simple, yet they are genius. For example, earbud users know how painful it is to keep their cords organized and protected from tangles.

Image: Thingiverse

Stop worrying about cracks and breaks. Get earbud case STL files and make this product for home use. Enjoy music every day and organize your earbud cors in a cute 3D printed case.

2. USB Guard

It is easy to misplace USB, SD, micro SD, and other cards when you have too many of them at home. And since we love to store various information on such little gadgets, it is a great idea to keep them organized.

3D printer examples: Cults

Some 3D printed products look adorable and are helpful. Download the free FlashHog STL files and build a friendly hedgehog that will guard all your USB keys.

3. Pocket-Size Cutlery Set

Be ready for a relaxing lunch anywhere you go. Use these cutlery set STL files to 3D print a nice extra for your pocket. With a size of a regular credit card, these 3D printer projects can save you numerous times when lunch or dinner outside your home.

Most useful 3D prints: Thingiverse

You can choose different sets and have a fold, spoon, toothpick, knife with you wherever you go.

4. Cable Savers 3D Print

Other great 3D printed products include cable ties and guards. A growing number of devices leads to a grown number of cables that can easily break if not taken care of.

Images: Thingiverse and MyMiniFactory

Use TPU or another flexible filament for 3D printing projects such as cable ties, plug savers, or iPhone lightning cable guards. These items are convenient and can save you some money because the life of your cables will be longer.

5. 3D Printed Toothpaste Squeezer

Brushing teeth every day is more fun when you can easily squeeze the toothpaste, even with some leftovers in the tube. A remarkable yet simple squeezer can simplify your fight for the last bits of the paste. All you need are squeezer STL files and some of your time to devote to this useful 3D printer project.

Image: Cults

These functional 3D prints come with a lock that secures the tube, preventing it from unwanted unrolling.

6. 3D Print Measuring Cups

Families that love delicious homemade food are always in search of useful 3D printed products for their kitchen. Meal preparation is based on product measurements. Thus, you will love to discover handy baker’s cubes, measuring cups and spoons among our 3D printing project ideas.

Images: Thingiverse

All these 3D printer projects are cool things to make for bakers and chefs. Measure ingredients, use healthy products and cook fantastic meals to impress your relatives and family. Ensure to use food-safe filament while making these amazing 3D prints.

7. Repair Tools

3D printer projects needed at home include a wrench, pliers, screwdriver, scissors. These simple tools come in handy for numerous things. You might need to assemble furniture, fix various products, repair tubes, do some crafts, etc.

A 3D printed wrench, pliers, screwdriver are simple stuff to add to your home collection of must-have things at home. These free 3D print ideas do not take long to build, which is superb.

Pictures: Thingiverse, Cults and MyMiniFactory

You can even make a pair of 3D printed scissors if yours suddenly broke at night and you must work on a substantial project.

8. Bag Clip

Bag clips that come with a screw cap are superb 3D printer ideas for every household. You can find such bag clip STL files for free on Thingiverse, download them and bring these cool 3D projects to life.

Image: Thingiverse

Use such clips on your milk packages and other bags whose contents you wish to keep fresh and pour easily by unscrewing the cap. For such 3D printer projects, it is best to use food-safe 3D printing materials.

9. Food Mould 3D Printing Ideas

Food moulds are among easy and useful things to 3D print. You can search different marketplaces and find STL files to make popsicle moulds, Star Wars food moulds and other fantastic forms for baking and freezing your delicious masterpieces.


Be creative and design your 3D models to turn into holiday shapes, animals, cartoon characters to freeze and bake tasty meals.

10. Matching Pepper, Salt Shakers

If you are looking for fun 3D printed products, you might like making cute matching salt and pepper shakers for your kitchen. Such things to make with a 3D printer can surprise your wife or mom, make them happy.

3D model: Thingiverse

Such a set will look lovely in any home. It is useful, easy to make and simple to replace.

Things to 3D Print and Sell

Your 3D printer projects can become your primary source of income. There are many items to 3D print and sell. So, get inspired by some ideas below and think of your business plan.

1. Phone Cases

Millions of smartphone users like to get new phone cases once in a while. So, such cases can be great 3D printing business ideas. Of course, you will need to design something unique to attract attention.

3D printing business ideas: Thingiverse

Also, you can follow the ideas shared by Gyrobot and offer your customers phone case customization. Add people’s names, create fantastic shapes and be creative if you want to make money with a 3D printer.

2. Coasters

You can also choose coasters as business 3D printer projects to sell. Many families use coasters to protect the tables from hot cups. Thus, drink coasters are always popular products.

3D printer projects: Thingiverse

If you have a creative mind and can design amazing 3D models, think of making coasters of various shapes for all possible holidays and occasions. Ensure that your 3D printer projects are unique and offer them to people who love amazing accessories and cool items.

3. RC Cars

The list of 3D printing business ideas includes RC cars, actual vehicles and car parts. You can read Gambody’s post about the best 3D printed cars for inspiration.

3D printed RC car by Markus Siegmeth

Kids and grown-ups love to control an RC car. And using a 3D printer and special software, you can design 3D models, print and sell them to customers. You can come up with stunning designs, offer customization and make it your business if you like this idea and have time to educate yourself about the RC models.

4. Orthotics

Many patients would be happy to find comfortable and fully customized orthotics shoes, inserts and soles. Such 3D printing ideas to sell will always find their customers because people with foot-related ailments constantly search for affordable orthopaedic products.

3D printing ideas to sell:

Engineering your own orthotics products can be fun and undoubtedly useful for the health industry. It can be your small family business. Get inspired by the DIY orthopaedic 3D model, and design a cool project to 3D print and sell.

5. Retro Records

Some 3D printer projects are related to the music industry. Looking for more business 3D printing ideas to sell, you might come across retro-style records. Such pieces can become amazing gifts to parties and holidays because it is possible to convert audio files and make actual records that play on turntables.


It might sound too retro, but many people still have an old or modern turntable at home. Surprise them and give them new ideas on how to deliver a special message to someone they love.

6. Musical Instruments

The coolest 3D prints amaze with complex shapes and accurate functions. When you look for fantastic things to make with a 3D printer, think of musical instruments.

Photos: Thingiverse and David Perry

Here and here, you can see STL files of unusual 3D prints, fiddle and guitar. Both instruments are playable, so you can be inspired by these 3D printing projects and design your shapes for different musical instruments to print and sell yourself.

Only imagine all the coolest shapes you can design! Musicians will be happy if a new manufacturer joins the market and offers something fantastic and one-of-a-kind.

7. Fidget Spinners

Some creative 3D prints can become a great business idea. A fidget spinner is among trendy things you can 3D print and sell if you love toys that occupy the human mind.

Project: Thingiverse

Look at the example of 3D printing things to sell and design your fidget spinners to attract potential customers. Your business can grow from small 3D printer projects like this one into something big and related to developing toys.

8. Cosplay

Fans of cosplay know that costumes and masks are the coolest projects to 3D print. They can be customized and resized to fit well. Also, cosplay items are perfect 3D printing business ideas that can make you successful.

3D printed Mandalorian cosplay costume by Tom Anton

Look at the 50 fantastic 3D printed costumes to be motivated and think of what you can offer as a business person. It is fun to 3D print masks, armour, weapons of various characters, knowing that cosplayers will wear your creations with love and care.

9. Lamps and Vases

Home decor is among fun 3D projects to 3D print and sell. It can grow into a successful business plan. You can design amazing cellular lamps with LED lights, cute vases, home lights and other 3D printed decoration pieces that will sell.

Photograph: Thingiverse

With some additional electrical knowledge, you can create the coolest 3D prints ever!

10. Drawing Tool

Crafters who love working on unique invitations, paper cards, pieces of art will be happy to get an affordable drawing machine. So why not add it to the list of your fun 3D printer projects and make great business ideas?

Image: Thingiverse

Some drawing machines with 3D printed parts can really draw artworks from digital files stored on your computer. Such products can be the best 3D prints for people who love to colour pages and paint over pencil lines.

3D Print Ideas for Home

Home, sweet home! It is such a pleasure to keep it comfortable and cute. And various 3D print project ideas for home make it simple to build decorations for all tastes using your 3D printer and cool objects.

Below, we’ll share some trendy 3D printed stuff to decorate your house.

1. Planter

Fans of bonsai trees and Lord of the Rings movies will love to 3D print a beautiful planter. It resembles a Hobbiton house and boasts many lovely details. Such a 3D printed home decor will look fresh and festive on your window sill.

Here is one of the many fun 3D prints of this Hobbiton bonsai pot made by a Gambody enthusiast.

Maker: Annie Moberg

Now, you can download Hobbiton bonsai pot STL files to implement these 3D printing project ideas to life.

2. Pencil Holder

A variety of pencil holder designs help us 3D print decorations that suit all interiors. You can paint such 3D printed home decor into any colour of your choice.

Image: Cults

Organizing your desk is fast with cute little extras that hold all your belongings. And simple stuff to print can add comfort to your beloved place.

3. Dinner Bowls

Making your home a comfortable place to live, you might want to add unique bowls to enjoy the dinner. With great 3D printing projects, you will never run out of ideas about what to make today.

Photo: Thingiverse

Here is a cute dinner bowl you can create using your 3D printer and some painting skills. Let this 3D printed decoration inspire your next home decor piece.

4. Headphone Stand

If you love minimalistic interior design, you can keep 3D printing minimalistic decorations for your home. For example, look at the elegant yet straightforward headphone stand 3D model STL files.

Image: Thingiverse

Such little creative things can have a significant impact on your comfort. Yet, some of the best 3D prints are often made with minor effort.

5. Key Organizer

A simple keyholder is always among fun 3D prints for your home. Such a project will protect all your keys and organize them in one place.

Fun 3D prints: Thingiverse

You can carry such a key organizer in your pocket once you get the Proteus Key Holder STL files and print this useful accessory. As you can see in the pictures, the design resembles the Swiss Army Knives organizer. Everything is strict, simple and trendy.

6. Paper Organizer

Your functional 3D prints can include a nice tray to organize your papers and other office supplies. Of course, you can visit a shop and purchase a ready-to-buy product. But these are some of the most useful 3D printed objects to build yourself.

Picture: Thingiverse

Firstly, you can select colourful filament to make a cute thing that fits your interior. Secondly, you can build as many layers as needed. And at last, if one tray breaks, you can replace it within a day! Just turn on your 3D printer and work on this cute idea!

Laptop and Smartphone Stand

Some people are fans of desktop computers, and others love laptops. Everyone also uses smartphones. Thus, a comfortable phone or laptop stand is among the cool projects to make with a 3D printer.

Get STL files of the laptop stand, quickly assemble the four parts, and your project is ready to help you mount your device at different heights. It is a convenient way to watch movies, play video games and work on your laptop.

Images: Thingiverse

As you can see in the smartphone stand STL files, this project is every easier. It is a solid object you can 3D print in one go and start using right away.

8. Secret Storage

Your 3D printed home decor can be invisible to others but valuable to you. For example, you can build a secret storage shelf to hide your documents and other essential belongings.

Image: Cults

The STL files of a unique shelf reveal stunning 3D printing project ideas for every home. As you can see, the rack comes with a hidden storage space that is perfect for money, keys and documents. The minimalistic design makes it a great addition to many interiors.

9. Storage for SD Cards

Other cool things to make with a 3D printer are cute storage boxes for your SD cards. This home decoration is useful and can fit any interior if you have some 3D modelling skills.

Image: Thingiverse

But even if you can’t model yourself, you can download SD card storage box 3D printer projects and build as many as you need for everyone you love. You will never lose the small cards again.

10. Outlet Shelf

Users who love to charge their devices using the wall outlet often put them on the floor. But the distance between your outlets and tables is no longer a problem if you explore this or that outlet shelf 3D printing project ideas.

Outlet shelves: Thingiverse and MyMiniFactory

Both 3D prints are fun to make. You can now place the charging device on the shelf and stop worrying about stepping on it or your pets playing with it.

Fun 3D Prints

We are grateful to hobbyists from Gambody 3D Printing Community on Facebook who share photos of their amazing 3D prints and inspire newcomers and advanced users to new achievements.

The list of the cool 3D printer projects is not limited to heroes and villains. It also contains cute cartoon characters, iconic spaceships, fun robots and other figurines.

1. Obelix vs Roman Legionary

An iconic cartoon character from the popular French comic books is a funny 3D print idea for anyone who loves Obelix and Asterix adventures.

The Obelix vs Roman Legionary figurines look impressive in a 3D printed diorama made by Laurent Guglielmetti. The scene was painted with aero paint, and final touches were added with brushes.

Obelix diorama by Laurent Guglielmetti
2. Varian Wrynn WoW

When you wish to 3D print a WoW character, there are so many ideas of fun 3D prints that choice is often difficult. The legendary Varian Wrynn is a perfect example of heroism and courage complemented with a fantastic appearance and massive armour.

Hobbyist Ferdinando Augelli worked hard on bringing to life the King of Stormwind. And this figurine can motivate you to also select Varian Wrynn STL files as one of the coolest 3D printer projects in 2022.

Varian Wrynn 3D printed figure by Ferdinando Augelli
3. Jake Sully Avatar

Fans of miniatures and the fantastic Avatar film can choose Jake Sully 3D printing figurine as one of the coolest 3D printed objects to make. You can even recreate some of the fairy-like scenes taking place on Pandora.

Get inspired by the resin version of Jake Sully made by Ficsor Tamás. The maker used Vallejo flat blue with glaze medium paint for making the figurine body and sky blue paints for adding the highlights to the model. All the details are super impressive.

Jake Sully figurine by Ficsor Tamás
4. Groot Figure

Planet X is home to some very unusual characters, the most famous of which is Groot. This tree-like creature is one of the most amazing 3D printer projects. Not only it boasts many fine details, but this friendly and silent figurine can accompany you on your adventures across the galaxy.

Matthias Stolz created the Adult Groot figure on his Anycubic MonoX 3D printer and used moss to refine it.

Groot 3D printed by Matthias Stolz

These fantastic Baby Groot 3D printing projects by talented Gambody hobbyists are also among the fun 3D prints:

Groot 3D print by Thomas Cate, Onur Şimşek and Robert Salvador

No doubt, such cool Groot figurines might inspire your future 3D print projects. So download Groot figure STL files to work on your tree-like creature.

5. Mandalorian

With The Mandalorian TV series’s release, the hero Din Djarin has become an icon of courage and determination. His desire to save Baby Yoda won the hearts of millions of Grogu fans. Of course, this Mandalorian character tops the list of cool stuff to 3D print today.

Many enthusiasts, including Juan Eduardo, David Pacheco Ruiz, Christian Canivet and Ruben Vasconcelos, have already delighted Gambody with bright and highly detailed versions of Din Djarin.

Mandalorian figurines by Juan Eduardo and David Pacheco RuizDin Djarin figurines by Christian Canivet and Ruben Vasconcelos

Others went further and completed the adventurous scene with the cool Speeder Bike:

Mandalorian Speeder Bike model by Syl Vain

You can also download the Mandalorian STL files to bring these fun 3D printing projects to life.

6. Johnny 5

If you enjoyed the ’80s Short Circuit sci-fi films, you would love to recreate a charming Johnny 5 3D printing character. This robot is among the cool things to make because it is an articulated action model with special mechanisms and many impressive details.

Guido Kehder made the Johnny 5 on three DLP 3D printers, Photon, Photon S and Mono X, and successfully airbrushed the robot. And Donald Price also worked hard on making an impressive DLP/SLA version of the S.A.I.N.T. robot.

Johnny 5 model by Guido Kehder and Donald Price
7. Lord of Darkness

The list of amazing 3D prints includes villains and demons, with Lord of Darkness standing out among the cool evil beings with absolute charisma. The master of the “Legend” underworld’s facial expression makes it must-add 3D printed things to your collection.

Injall Rok chose to 3D print the head of the impressive Lord of Darkness bust on the Sidewinder X1 3D printer. The result is stunning.

Lord of Darkness bust by Injall Rok
8. Flash DC Comics

Fans of DC Comics looking for some cool 3D prints can choose the Flash figurine. This superhero captured while trying to save the world will look astonishing among other figures on your shelf.

Enthusiast Karyn Cini brought to life an impressively detailed Flash 3D printing figurine, and you can do the same by getting Flash STL files on Gambody – Premium 3D printing marketplace.

Flash figurine by Karyn Cini
9. Sauron LOTR

The fallen Maia becomes a fantastic figurine to add to your collection of Lord of the Rings 3D printed models. Sauron, with his One Ring, has a dark story to tell. He is a deadly legend of the Middle earth, one of the coolest 3D printer ideas at any time.

Hobbyists Berat Hakan Sağlam and Robert Allison touched the legend and recreated the impressive Dark Lord figurines on their 3D printers. Berat even added lights to the One Ring and the eyes hidden under the horned helmet.

Sauron figurines by Robert Allison and Berat Hakan Sağlam
10. Predator Figurine

Yautja representatives are also among the best 3D printer projects if you love the Predator movies. Just think of all the dangerous hunters’ jewellery and weapons you can paint in bright colours to breathe life into the model.

Marco Schmidt made the Predator figurine on his Anycubic Photon Mono X 3D printer. This cool stuff to 3D print desires your attention. And if you wish to make it as well, download Predator STL files now.

Elder Predator figurine by Marco Schmidt
11. Maximus Gladiator

A legend will rise through the arena’s ranks and change the future. The Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius is a real hero who deserves a spot on your shelf with other 3D printed items.

Enthusiasts Chad Skinner and Luis Miguel paid tribute to Maximus, immortalizing his image in their heroes’ collections. Get Maximus Gladiator figurine STL files to build this cool character as well.

Maximus figurines by Luis Miguel and Chad Skinner
12. AT-M6, AT-AT from Star Wars

The legendary four-legged transport from the Star Wars universe becomes an impressive vehicle, not for combat but shelf display. And these 3D printer projects will never bore any сonnoisseur of lumbering armoured beasts.

Let these Star Wars machines made by Jairo Matton and Anawin Leardprasopsuk impress you. Download All Terrain Transport models STL files to make these trendy things.

All Terrain Transport models by Anawin Leardprasopsuk and Jairo Matton
13. Viserion Ice Dragon

A beautiful dragon with huge wings and a terrifying gaze can guard your models and figurines if you add one of the best 3D prints to your collection. Fans of Games of Throne can download the Viserion Ice Dragon figurine STL files and do stunning 3D printing projects.

Giovanni Rizzo with Sara Fattori and Marco De Feo shared beautiful photos of their Viserion dragon figurines.

Viserion dragon made by Marco De Feo and Giovanni Rizzo with Sara Fattori
Serenity Ship Model

One cannot resist the majesty of this spaceship from the Firefly TV series. It is fun to work on the cool Serenity 3D model using your 3D printer and scrupulously paint every detail, breathing love and adoration into your work.

Makers Luis M. Rosales and Gary Hendricks added the Firefly-class ship to their collection of fun 3D prints. And their masterpieces can definitely be on your list of the most creative 3D printer projects to make this year.

Serenity 3D print by Luis M. RosalesSerenity built by Gary Hendricks
15. Martian Mars Attacks

It is fun to make both serious and complex 3D printing projects alongside hilarious models. For example, you can create a silly Martian alien armed to take over our planet with the sole intention of having fun.

Piotr Apanowicz seemed to like this idea. He decided to take a little break from the complex Tiger tank 3D print and got the Martian STL files. The large blaster rifle and toothy jaws of this funny alien will never harm your collection with other funny 3D prints.

Martian 3D printed by Piotr Apanowicz
16. Tifa Lockhart

One of the prettiest girls in the Final Fantasy, Tifa Lockhart, boasts an amazing appearance and impressive martial arts skills. The half-turn posture of the Tifa Lockhart 3D printing figurine will make you fall in love with every detail, and the stunning resemblance to the hero from the Final Fantasy VII Remake version will make you go wow.

Hobbyists Louison Bossard and Nathaniel Turner worked hard on their beautiful Tifa figurines. The super nice result can motivate you to also choose Tifa as one of the most fantastic 3D printer creations.

Tifa Lockhart figurine 3D printed by Louison Bossard and Nathaniel Turner
17. Xenomorph

Alien 3D printing models are definitely on the list of the best 3D printer projects you can add to your collection. Xenomorph extraterrestrial creatures inspire fear and horror only when you meet them face to face. But if you 3D print an alien, then you will not be afraid of its poisonous blood, huge claws, sharp teeth and deadly tail.

Many Gambody enthusiasts praise the cool Xenomorph 3D printing figurines. And once you look at the realistic works of Alex Simard, Ondra Wajčkō, Scott Estes and Jake B. Bleecker, you will understand why.

Alien Queen diorama by Alex SimardXenomorph 3D prints by Scott Estes, Ondra Wajčkō and Jake B. Bleecker
18. Milano Starship Model

A striking starship from the Guardians of the Galaxy won the hearts of many viewers. And it is so great that everyone can now craft the bird-inspired spacecraft with a 3D printer and Milano STL files from Gambody.

Mario Haase made the beautiful Milano model in a 1:50 scale. He painted the ship with a brush and added LED lights to breathe life into this one of the most beautiful 3D printer projects.

Milano starship model by Mario Haase
19. Baby Yoda

The 2019 sensation is still stirring the hearts of millions. After the release of The Mandalorian TV series, many fans dream of an unusual creature Baby Yoda. And you don’t have to be Din Djarin to get what you want. It is enough to own a 3D printer and have a list of cute projects to 3D print along with Baby Yoda STL files.

Look at these cutest Baby Yoda figurines shared by Ashley Young and Roger Lopez II. Both Grogu creations are super adorable and a must-have in your collection.

Baby Yoda figurines by Ashley Young and Roger Lopez II
20. Yaiba Kusanagi CT-3X Bike

Are you ready to burn the city? Do you love furious speed and futuristic design? Get Yaiba Kusanagi CT-3X Bike STL files to prepare your Samurai for new adventures in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe.

Hobbyist Dieter Verscheure already has a 3D printed bike, which elegant body and decorative elements truly impress. Such creative 3D print projects are hard to resist!

Yaiba Kusanagi CT-3X model by Dieter Verscheure
21. Hunter Bloodborne Figure

The 3D printer uses are endless when it comes to movie and video game characters. If you like playing Bloodborne, you can now recreate the protagonist in his common Hunter Set. The Hunter figurine STL files for 3D printing can be your base for building a gloomy scene with Gatekeeper Messengers.

The Hunter figurines made by Péter Szakács, Tammy Orn and Dominic Morissette amaze with details and look ready to battle against monsters.

Hunter Bloodborne figurines by Péter Szakács, Dominic Morissette and Tammy Orn
22. Deathwing WoW Dragon

When you decide to craft a WoW character, it could be a great idea to complete your collection by adding the Deathwing figurine. Towering over the Stormwind City castle’s ruins, the Destroyer dragon demonstrates with all his appearance that he is not joking.

Enthusiasts Fabian Espinosa Ramirez and Julien Vaudry Argyris made every effort to bring to life a terrible and, at the same time, bewitching scene.

Deathwing dragon 3D print by Julien Vaudry ArgyrisDeathwing figurine by Fabian Espinosa Ramirez
23. The Last of Us Diorama

Following Ellie and Joel‘s adventures in the original The Last of Us video game, you can feel their story even deeper by 3D printing The Last of Us diorama.

Both Joseph Riordan Shootiak and Tammy Orn have finished working on their post-apocalyptic scene with Ellie and Joel captured in the middle of their hunt for food. What fantastic 3D printer creations these dioramas are!

The Last of Us diorama by Tammy Orn and Joseph Riordan Shootiak
24. Battlestar Galactica Spaceship

The iconic Battlestar Galactica spaceship is one of the best projects for 3D printing to any fan of the sci-fi TV series. Its sleek design and numerous details all across the body make this model an outstanding piece of art.

Hobbyist Adrien Auzanneau loves to craft miniatures a lot as his cool version of the manoeuvrable Battlestar Galactica battleship impresses with great details and smooth texture.

Battlestar Galactica spaceship by Adrien Auzanneau
25. Jack Sparrow Figurine

The most adventurous and extravagant pirate in the Caribbean Sea history can decorate any collection of fun 3D prints. Jack Sparrow figurine for 3D printing is a cool character with many distinguishing features, outstanding features and accessories.

Get inspired by Damien Faguier and Injall Rok’s models and add the biggest troublemaker on your shelf.

Jack Sparrow figurine by Injall Rok and Damien Faguier
26. Razor Crest Spaceship

Dreaming of resurrecting Din Djarin’s spaceship? Please turn on your 3D printer and recreate the famous Razor Crest 3D printing model in all its beauty.

Hobbyist Syl Vain brought to life the iconic Mandalorian spacecraft using approximately 2 kg (4.4 lbs) of filament and introduced LED wiring to light up the cool bounty hunter vessel. Who wouldn’t dream to add one of these 3D printer projects to their collection?

Razor Crest by Syl Vain
27. Johnny Silverhand

Do you miss the band Samurai? You can prevent its breakup by crafting the iconic rockerboy Johnny Silverhand. You can find the highly-detailed 3D print files of Johnny Silverhand on Gambody – Premium 3D printing marketplace and recreate this charismatic man who is always on edge.

Enthusiasts Orwin SantaCruz and Vinicius Galo accomplished their goals and made the iconic rebel ready to burn the whole city.

Johnny Silverhand figurine by Orwin SantaCruz and Vinicius Galo
28. Paladin Judgement Armour

Make your World of Warcraft more impressive by collecting the most excellent warriors from the WoW universe. The list of things you can make with a 3D printer includes the Paladin 3D printing figurine.

Hobbyists Ferdinando Augelli and Ana Maria Figueiredo presented their incredible versions of the Paladin wearing the glorious Judgement Armour.

Paladin figurine by Ana Maria Figueiredo and Ferdinando Augelli
29. Merkava MK2 Tank Model

Fans of battle tanks can build an impressive collection of their favourite models using their 3D printer and premium-quality 3D print projects, such as the Merkava MK2 Tank STL files from Gambody.

Maker Federico Schulze recreated an impressive reproduction of the tank inspired by the Israeli main battle tank of 1978-1996. You can see how impressive are the guns and turret, and how detailed is the model.

Merkava mk2 tank 3D printed by Federico Schulze
Ant-Man and the Wasp Diorama

The fantastic story about Ant-Man is full of superhero adventures within the Marvel Comics universe. And you can get into these adventures yourself, using a 3D printer, your fantasy, some patience and amazing 3D printing project ideas. Use the Ant-Man and the Wasp STL files to recreate the scene from an impressive movie.

Hobbyist Joseph John Borg is working hard on his cool diorama. Even in the middle of the work, his versions of Ant-Man and Wasp look incredible.

Ant-Man and the Wasp diorama by Joseph John Borg
31. Iron Giant

Meeting visitors from a distant cosmic galaxy is a lot of fun. Seeing your favourite characters coming to life in your hands is also outstanding. So you can welcome the friendly Giant alien in your collection of coolest 3D printer projects using the Iron Giant STL files.

Jason Ashby and Thorsten Lauterbach built their monuments to the Giant to immortalise this iconic character.

The Iron Giant model by Thorsten Lauterbach and Jason Ashby
Gul’dan WoW Character

The list of fun 3D prints in 2022 includes the Horde founder, whose talent was developed thanks to shamanism’s elemental forces. Gul’dan 3D printing figurine is a cool warlock character with many fantastic accessories, necklaces, fangs and other stunning details you will love to craft and paint.

Be inspired by the Gul’dan figurine printed by Ferdinando Augelli on his Anycubic Photon Mono X resin 3D printer.

Gul’dan figurine by Ferdinando Augelli
33. Treebeard

The Forest of Fangorn found in the heart of Middle-earth is full of fantasy creatures. Even trees here are the giant walking Ents. If you also love the Lord of the Rings universe, choose the fun 3D prints ideas from this world. Recreate the ancient Lord of the Ents with hobbits using the detailed Treebeard 3D project’s STL files.

Let the stunning Treebeard made by Jhonatan Arteaga inspire your projects. And enjoy the adventures of Merry Brandybuck and Pippin Took immortalised in the diorama by Tomáš Procházka.

Treebeard figurine by Jhonatan Arteaga and Tomáš Procházka
34. Slave I Star Wars

If you love The Mandalorian and Star Wars universe, you will never get bored. There are so many fantastic Star Wars 3D print ideas and things to craft that you will have lots of happy hours working on your favourite characters and spaceships. The Slave I 3D printing model is one of the coolest items to bring to life.

Kristopher Larson is currently working on his Slave I starship model. He printed most parts with filament and used resin for the smaller details, impressing everyone with his future masterpiece.

Slave I starship by Kristopher Larson
35. Spider-Man Figurine

A famous comic books’ superhero, Spider-Man, is always one of the top 3D printer projects for your shelf display or gift to someone. The variety of Spider-Man figurine STL files can impress every fan of this character.

Adore Mario Capone and Bill Mattes’s 3D printer creations and choose your coolest 3D version of the iconic superhero.

Spider-Man figurine by Mario Capone and Bill Mattes
36. Aerith Final Fantasy

This gentle young lady is undoubtfully one of the most remarkable female characters in video games. And you do not have to be a fan of Final Fantasy to appreciate Aerith’ femininity, beauty and inner freedom.

Wee Liam Tai enjoyed painting his lovely Aerith 3D print. And enthusiast Wayne Wong shared his tips on making Aerith Gainsborough 3D printed figurine with our readers.

Aerith figurine by Wayne Wong and Wee Liam Tai
37. Assassin Figurine

Create your adventures inspired by the game “Assassin’s Creed” and raise your Assassin figurine on your 3D printer. This faithful and dedicated warrior demonstrates his glorious disposition in a confident pose designed by one of Gambody’s contributing 3D artists.

Michael Thackray airbrushed his Assassin 3D printed figurine and made sure every accessory and clothes fold looked fantastic.

Assassin figurine by Michael Thackray
TIE Interceptor Star Wars

In the Star Wars universe, many beautiful spaceships are pleasant 3D printer projects to craft and paint. Then you can display your fun 3D prints on the shelf to admire. Only imagine seeing a TIE Interceptor model under your ceiling or somewhere else in your room.

Allan F. Camaja recreated an amazing 3D printed version of the fighter paying much attention to the iconic dagger-shaped wings, ball-shaped cockpit and other features of this menacing spacecraft.

TIE Interceptor model by Allan F. Camaja
39. Droideka Droid

You can quickly turn the dangerous and deadly droids into a friendly and safe piece of art. All you need is a 3D printer and cool 3D printable objects such as Droideka model STL files which you can find on Gambody – Premium 3D printing marketplace.

Mario Haase’s Droideka is printed and beautifully painted. The model is ready to curl into a ball when its mission is complete.

Droideka model by Mario Haase
Mad Max Fury Road War Rig Model

Among the coolest complex 3D print ideas is the War Rig truck model with its tanker and fuel pod from Mad Max. This road monster impresses with many astonishing details and power that comes from its metal body.

Maker Nick Hogg mainly recreated the legendary truck in resin. The final model looks like an accurate movie replica.

War Rig model by Nick Hogg
41. Dovahkiin

The last Dragonborn is among the fantastic 3D print ideas you can implement in 2022. This warrior was blessed with the Blood of the Dragon. And now, Dovahkiin is destined to become a part of your 3D printer projects.

Christopher Edwards made the cool Dovahkiin figurine on his Creality Ender-3. With his sword raised high, this model is ready to prevent the Devouring of the World.

Dovahkiin figurine by Christopher Edwards
42. Rocket Raccoon

One doesn’t need to be an alien scientist to modify a combat creature resembling a raccoon. Instead, you can turn the Rocket Raccoon figurine STL files into the cool stuff to 3D print and display on your shelf. Such a sarcastic companion to your other 3D projects can attract much attention.

Hobbyist Onur Şimşek, for example, decided to recreate Rocket Raccoon as a life-size statue. You can also start building your Guardians of the Galaxy team with this iconic character.

Rocket Raccoon figurine by Onur Şimşek
43. Aragorn Lord of the Rings

The heir of Isildur is always willing to pledge his loyalty to the Fellowship of the Ring. Aragorn 3D printing figurine is among cool items to turn into fun 3D prints any fan of the Lord of the Rings trilogy would be happy to possess.

Hobbyist Sunggon Park finished his beautiful Aragorn figure and placed the model facing the Eye of Sauron. The scene is mesmerising and seems to take you into the Middle-earth era.

Aragorn 3D printed by Sunggon Park
44. Voltron Robot

It is cool to build your super robot by joining Black, Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow robot lions. After getting Voltron model STL files, you can build the model and equip your robot with armour details.

Enthusiast Jaime Duran seems to be a fan of anime and trendy things to craft. His impressive Voltron 3D printed robot fits in the palm of Jaime’s hand.

Voltron model by Jaime Duran
45. Godzilla

Technologies change the world and simplify the processes. Today, you can bring the iconic Godzilla monster to life without great effort. Your 3D printer and Gambody’s Godzilla figurine STL files will help you do the miracle.

Enjoy the monstrous creature printed by Kenny Kurtz on the Anycubic Photon S and Creality Ender-3 Pro 3D printers. The figure is equipped with LED lights and stands 24 inches (61 cm) tall.

Godzilla figurine by Kenny Kurtz
46. Freddy Krueger

Monsters that can kill a victim in his or her dream are fictional characters. But in reality, you can get your own “safe” monster, Freddy Krueger.

Do not limit your creativity and paint your 3D printer projects with bright colours. With every touch of the brush, breathe life into the iconic villain, as Ender Extender and Charbel Dagher did.

Freddy Krueger statue by Ender Extender and Charbel Dagher
47. Master Chief Figure

Fans of Halo video games can resurrect the super soldier in reality. Master Chief 3D printing figure is one of the coolest 3D prints to build. While he will not win any battles on your shelf, this model can brighten your day.

Makers Darren Mitchell and Travis Oakes worked hard on their versions of the brave commando. And their Master Chief figures look incredible.

Master Chief 3D printed by Travis Oakes and Darren Mitchell
48. Mad Cat Mech Model

MechWarriors are always among cool 3D printed things. These mech models have an extensive selection of characters, and Mad Cat is one of the most famous and popular mechs. His other name is Timber Wolf.

Hobbyist Brian Freeman created a stunning version of Mad Cat mech on Elegoo Mars. It can inspire you to new 3D printing projects.

Mad Cat mech by Brian Freeman
49. Illidan Stormrage Figure

He is neither night elf nor demon. He is something way more to every fan of World of Warcraft. If you wish to 3D print an amazing WoW character but have not decided which one, look at the Illidan Stormrage 3D printing figurine.

The stunning works by Pong Donato and Yağız Denizci will delight every 3D printing connoisseur.

Illidan Stormrage 3D printed by Pong Donato and Yağız Denizci
50. Diablo

The Lord of Terror from the popular Diablo video games can come in all its awesome grandeur on your 3D printer bed. Download the Diablo figurine STL files to work on this notorious project.

Enthusiast Zouheir Ibn Abdeljalil presented to our attention a 3D printed version of Diablo in all of its terrifying glory.

Diablo made by Zouheir Ibn Abdeljalil

Choosing the best model from our list of the 100 3D printer projects in 2022 can be a snap. Turn on your printer and follow your heart. Also, join Gambody 3D printing Community on Facebook and share photos of your cool 3D prints and fantastic objects with other hobbyists.

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50 Cool Things to 3D Print / Sudo Null IT News

No ideas for 3D printing? Tired of worthless trinkets? Here is a list of 50 cool really useful things for 3D printing.

Like us, you're excited about the possibilities of 3D printing. But, unfortunately, the horizon is littered with trinkets, trinkets and other unnecessary things. We are in danger of being buried under a heap of useless rubbish.

Throw off the shackles of mediocrity! Let's create really useful things! Here is a list of cool things that you can make on a 3D printer right now. Prove to your family and loved ones that this wonderful technology can be used daily and in practice.

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3D Printing Cool Thing #2: Power Outlet Shelf

Attach a shelf to your power outlet to support your phone while charging. The shelf has a slanted recess that allows you to keep your smartphone or tablet upright.

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3D Printing Cool Item #3: Soap Dish

Elegant bathroom soap dish with two washable compartments. You can change the pattern of the inner pallet if you wish.

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3D Printable Cool Item #4: Nightstand Tag Handles

The art of storage doesn't have to be boring. The Hobb Knob is a small pen with a label to describe the items in the drawers. Now you will never lose your socks!

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Cool 3D printable item #5: coasters with geometric patterns

When it comes to hot drinks, mug circles are an inevitable risk. Things take a much more serious turn if there is a coffee-addicted inhabitant in the house. Available in three designs, these coasters help you avoid unsightly stains.

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3D Printing Cool Thing #6: Hinge Lamp

This hinged modular lamp consists of 6 main parts: base, body and top with LEDs. To make the lamp taller, you can add the required number of elements.

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3D Printable Cool Item #7: one-handed bottle opener

This boomerang-shaped bottle opener is useful for people who have difficulty performing activities that require the application of force, for example, when opening a plastic bottle. Print it out and give it to your grandmother. She will appreciate this gesture.

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Cool thing for 3D printing #8: shower head

Is swimming under a waterfall on your list of things to do before you die? The next best thing is a 3D printed shower head (probably).

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3D Printing Cool Item #9: Secret Shelf

Hide valuable documents and stash from prying eyes on this secret shelf.

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Cool thing for 3D printing #10: jar handle

Enhance empty jam jars with a printed handle. What could be easier?

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3D Printing Cool Thing #11: Plastic Wrench

A full size general purpose plastic wrench. Actually for screwing and unscrewing around the house.

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Cool thing for 3D printing #12: business card holder

"What a delicate yellowish hue, and the thickness is tasteful, oh my god, even the watermarks. " Do you have such a business card? Find her a pair in the form of this business card holder, printed in its entirety (yes, already with a hinged lid). Instructions for adding a custom logo are included.
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3D Printable Cool Item #13: Alien Invader Shaped Toilet Paper Holder

Brighten up your bathroom with a functional printable model of a classic alien invader... ahem holding your toilet paper.

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3D Printing Cool Thing #14: lift platform

Here is a fully assembled lift platform. Printed in full. No need to fiddle with a bunch of details. The adjustable height can be used to lift or support an object of acceptable weight.

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3D Printing Cool Thing #15: Plant Feeder

Are indoor plants a victim of neglect? FORGET ABOUT IT. Print out this simple automatic plant drinker and your conscience will be clear.

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3D Printing Cool Item #16: earbud holder

We spend a lot of money buying headphones on the go, but we don't protect them enough when we use them. Hide your headphones safely in this 3D printed holder.

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3D Printing Cool Thing #17: Package Pen

We all know this situation. You trudge home from the supermarket, loaded with bags of groceries. The force of gravity causes plastic to crash into your palms, am I right? ENOUGH. Print these bag handles and forget about chafed palms forever!

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Cool thing for 3D printing #18: tablet stand

There are times when you need to free your hands when using your smart device, such as watching TV shows or cooking recipes. This simple stand supports 7" and larger tablets in both portrait and landscape modes.

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Cool 3D Printing Item #19: Plant Drinker #2

Another horticultural art contraption. It is especially suitable for kitchen plants. The next time you buy fresh herbs for cooking, transplant them into this neat device and they'll stay fresh all week long.

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Cool thing for 3D printing #20: door stop

Tired of everyone slamming doors at home or in the office? Then you need an UNCOMPROMISING door stop. Light weight, child safe, designed for easy installation and easy fabrication on an FDM 3D printer. The creator of the stop also claims that the device can be used to repel zombie attacks, however this version has not been verified.

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3D Printing Cool Item #21: Windshield Scraper

If you want to quickly and easily get rid of snow and ice on your car windshield with this handy scraper. Printed without support, at the end there is a hole for a lace.

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3D Printing Cool Thing #22: Water Hose Control

This special nozzle regulates the flow of water in the garden hose, about 2 liters per minute. It’s great if you have water limits set in the height of summer.

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3D Printing Cool Item #23: Modular Wine Rack

Whether you're new or a connoisseur in the world of wine, this modular wine rack is the perfect storage solution for your fine drink. bottles of WIRA. It can be expanded (or narrowed) according to your collection by printing only the required number of modules.

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Cool thing for 3D printing #24: whistle for protection

This original design whistle is easy to make and carry. Durable and very loud. How loud? How about 118 decibels? This is more than enough to get people to hear about your emergency.
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3D Printable Cool Thing #25: Apple Headphone Holder

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3D Printable Thing: Cool Thing #20016 Holder of an umbrella for a wheelchair

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Cool thing for 3D printing No. 28: Protection for disk


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Cool thing for 3D printing No. 29: Form for Snegles

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Cool 3D Printable Item #30: Wine Bottle Protector

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Cool thing for 3D printing No. 31: Pocket ashtray

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Cool Press No. 32: Rodist Roll for a glass 9000 9000 9000 9000 download from MYMINIFACTORY

3D Printable Cool Item #33: Apple Remote Stand

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3D Printable Cool Item #34: Key Holder

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Cool thing for 3D printing No. 35: Holder of the cutlery for people with disabilities

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Current Passing No. 36: Cover wine bottle

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Cool thing for 3D printing #37: Paper cup holder

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Cool thing for 3D printing No. 38: Case for blades

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Cool thing for 3D printing No. 39: Holder for a children from MyMiniFactory

3D Printable Cool Item #40: Towel Rack

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3D Printable Cool Item #41: Holder for a glass

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Cool thing for 3D Press No. 42: Holder for a phone in the shower

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Twisting thing for 3D printing No. 43: Holder No. 43: Holder No. 43: for beer glasses

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Cool thing for 3D printing #44: MacBook Pro stand

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Cool thing for 3D printing No. 45: Protection for SD-Cart

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Cool thing No. 46: BATERIOUS 9000

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3D Printable Cool Item #47: Ice Cream Cone Holder

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Printable Cool Item #40016 shower set

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Cool Spring No. 49: Evacal separator

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Cool Press No. 50 for 3D:

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