This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: A 3D Printer Kit, Dart Rings, a Puzzle & More!

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If your hobbies include 3D printing, playing darts, puzzles, or jewelry making then we have something for you in this week’s top 3D printable 3D Share models. The most viewed and downloaded models this week include a RepRap 3D printer kit, dart rings for training, the Puzzle of Evil, a ring in the shape of a car tire, and a female figure designed to be tasteful for your office desk. The Puzzle of Evil was also on this list last week, and it must be gaining in popularity as it receives a reputation for its difficulty. Almost 500 people have downloaded it, so surely someone has been able to solve that evil puzzle by now!

Mini Huxley RepRap 3D Printer Kit

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People love the idea of a 3D printed 3D printer, and this is one good example of that cycle of life whereby machine begets machine. This 3D printer kit has 3D printed parts that are 100% open source, available for free download. Designed by Yang for He3D, this Mini Huxley RepRap 3D Printer Kit can be modified and adapted to suit your own needs. It looks like 14 people have downloaded the files, and 458 have considered doing that and making their own 3D printer from 3D printed parts.

Dart Rings for Training

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These are 3D printed rings of various sizes  (12.5, 15, 20, 25 mm in diameter) that can be placed on your dart board with a pin to help you improve your aim. A very simple concept from FSR3D, if you are an avid darts player who would like to improve your game, you can simply download these for 99 cents, print them out and start practicing! It appears many have considered these since this design has received over 5,700 views and 102 downloads.

Puzzle of Evil
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This puzzle was covered two weeks ago and it must be a big hit because I rarely see a model stay on the top models list multiple weeks. The story behind it is that it was inspired by a Khan Academy blog post, and the folks there had a very difficult solving the more difficult of the two sides. Therefore, the puzzle’s designer, Joe Larson, named it the Puzzle of Evil. So far it has received 11,956 views, and 498 downloads. Out of close to 500 people who have downloaded (for free) and 3D printed the puzzle, I wonder how many of those people have managed to solve its difficult side?

Tire Ring
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Are you a collector of esoteric 3D printed jewelry pieces? If so, then this printed item is the thing for you. I have seen a lot of 3D printed jewelry in my time, but I haven’t seen a 3D printed tire ring before. That is, at least before I saw this 3D Share model. FSR3D has designed a thick ring resembling a tire that has a 20 mm diameter, available for a 99 cent download. The designer recommends that if you want better, more defined, treads on the ring that you should print it with smaller supports. So, if you’ve been hunting for that 3D printed tire ring model, look no further. 5,715 people have looked at the model, and 102 have downloaded it so far.

Love Me
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Described by the designer Fantasygraph as a “study about drapery, femininity, and posture,” the “Love Me” figure features a woman with hair in her face, kneeling down, wearing a robe (modeled after a silk night robe) which drapes extra fabric around her knees. This can be printed easily, without any supports or glue, on any FDM printer, after being downloaded for 99 cents. Oh yes. There’s one more thing. Since it’s not a nude figure, you can display it proudly on your workplace desktop, according to Fantasygraph.

Do you plan to adorn yourself or your desktop with any of these designs? Let us know your favorite in this week’s Top 3D Share Models forum thread over at 3DPB.com.

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