Best 3D Printable Designs of the Week – Dec 11, 2015

Best 3D Printable Designs of the Week – Dec 11, 2015

Hey Pinshapers, 

If you’re like some of us in the office you may leave your holiday shopping and decorating to the last minute. Thankfully these awesome 3d printable designs will do the trick in no time!

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Here’s our favourite 3D printable designs for this week:

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Jibran’s Pick

SEO Specialist
History Buff

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Idol of Thor by Dutchmogul

This totally reminded me of the ‘Statue of Holger’ in Kronborg castle in Copenhagen, Denmark that I saw a few years ago (great city by the way!). After closer inspection, I realized that this is pretty darn close to it. If you ever get a chance to go to Copenhagen, you MUST go to Kronberg Castle. Incredible history over there. This would be a great Christmas gift for any history enthusiast. Use a grey/silver filament for best results.


nick's faceNick’s Pick

Cheery Elf

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Christmas Nutcracker from Dream 3D by louis

This week I decided it was time to embrace the holiday spirit with this great Nutcracker design. It was designed to print support free, which is always a big plus, and it looks great in any size. I’m printing a big one right now and should have a timelapse video of it done soon, so be sure to check out the latest prints to see it.


victoria's faceVictoria’s Pick

UX/UI Designer 
Love Clever Things!

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Apad | Variable Angle Ipad Dock by Avooq

Lately I’ve been cooking while referencing recipes off my iPad a lot. I bought one of those folding covers that is supposed to act as a stand when the cover is curled into a triangle, but more often than not the angle isn’t quite right, or my iPad is so heavy it topples over. I’m keen to try this little stand out! Hopefully it will give my iPad a bit of height, just off the table in a comfortable viewing position! By the looks of it I’m worried the base may not be sturdy enough for my heavy-butt iPad 3, but I ain’t gonna knock it till I’ve tried it!


lucas' faceLucas’ Pick

Christmas Butterfly?

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Butterfly by bulgakova.tanya

This week I pick a multi-part butterfly by bulgakova.tanya! Great that you can print out different colored parts and assemble! I’m thinking of a red, green, and white Christmas theme and adding it to my tree this year! Love your work Tanya!


andre's faceAndre’s Pick

Sonic Player

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Hedgehog Forte by Tomi3D

Owning a hedgehog is illegal in some places, but Tomi3D has you covered. You can print off his kawaii hedgehog design and build a hedgehog forte. Kudos to Tomi3D – he’s a 13 year old from Hungary who is already posting great content. Looking forward to printing his Portal Man design as well.


Karen's FaceKaren’s Pick

Community Manager
Present Hunting

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Snowflake pendant and earrings by Gabe

Okay, so I’m getting some prints lined up for small, fun gifts to give to my cousins and friends and I came across this snowflake pendant. I’m printing them out in the sapphire blue PET+ filament and it looks amazing! It’s semi translucent and a little sparkly/metallic. It’s a quick print, and a good trinket for people who don’t have anything 3D printed. Now to find some good necklace string to attach to this so it’s present ready!


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Kate’s Pick

Almost ready for Christmas!

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Christmas ball star by benymax2

I love December because of Christmas! All month I’m preparing for that holiday: searching for cool presents, creating some new decorations, and of course waiting for the moment when I will decorate our Christmas Tree. This Christmas ball star is awesome – very stylish and minimalistic. I would put a little bit of tinsel on it and it will be a perfect ball for my Christmas Tree. 


Wojtek’s Pick

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Front-end Developer 
Totem Guy


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圖騰 鑰匙扣 筆筒 totem – Pencil Holder -Key Chain by 嚕米_嚕

Well, I can’t say much about this totem keychain other than it looks pretty awesome. I was recently in Oslo and it reminds me of the Monolith sculpture I saw in Frogner Park. It was a magnificent piece of art. The fact that it was constructed from a single piece of stone is astonishing. This keychain feels like a miniaturized version of what I’ve seen.


Best 3D Printable Designs staff picture lauren Lauren’s Pick 

Content Manager 
Decoration Maniac

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STORMFLAKE Christmas Decoration by FORGE 3D

7 Days until the new Star Wars movie is out! But who’s counting!? I just started decorating my place for Christmas yesterday and this will make a wonderful ornament for my mini 4 ft mini Christmas tree. It also prints well as it was doug_lloyd’s first print (woo hoo!) which turned out fantastic. I’ll be printing this out in red!


We’d love to hear from you! 

That’s it for this week! Which Pinshape design would you have chosen? If you decide to bring these designs to life, we look forward to seeing your uploaded prints!  Check back next week for another set of picks from your Pinshape staff, or subscribe to our mailing list to get this delivered to your inbox every Friday! 

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