Spiaral model widget

Spiaral model widget
Spiaral model widget

To be honesty, i do not know how to call this widget.I just curious spiral object which looks like a life circle for me.

This idea comes from a real experience of visiting a museum which get a spiral stair and a snail shell i found in my collections.I like the spinning down movement which is mysterious and magical. all in all, it is a funny object.

Now i will show you how to make one-like.

Task 1: Material preparations

Spiaral model widget

you would prepare these materials for this project as above images shows.

Task 2: Download drawing and start printing

Spiaral model widget
  • Download drawings and decompress.
  • Load those files named crank_handle.stl, sprocket_gear.stl


andgear_lift.stl into UP! 3D printing software in turn and prepare to print.

  • Set configures in UP! by click 3D print > setup and refer to specific settings to above last image in this step.
  • It will around 2 hours to printing them all, so be patient.
Spiaral model widget


Task 3: Start cutting

Spiaral model widget
Spiaral model widget
  • Place chipboard under laser working area and adjust the distance between laser head and chipboard.
  • open a DWG format file named Basswood chipboard cutting drawing.dwg and start cutting.

Note that you should set the distance between laser head and chipboard as 25 mm.

Task 4: Assemble all parts

Spiaral model widget

Assemble all part as above image shows and you have get all done.

Task 5: More innovative projects

Spiaral model widget

You can make more applications which will be more colorful funny objects with 3D Printer.

A realistic 3D printing service provider recommendation: Seeedstudio.

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