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First 3d print - light switch plate [message #60245] Tue, 15 January 2013 05:34 UTC Go to next message
avatar RogerN  is currently offline RogerN
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I was very pleased to receive the results of my first stab at 3d printing. For some reason the concept just excites me. At first I couldn't decide what I wanted to print... then I got the idea to design a custom light switch plate for our downstairs bathroom. The room already has an Asian theme as it contains some souvenirs time spent in China.

IMO it came out great, though I admit I have pretty low standards for this sort of thing, as I'm more of a geek than an artist Smile

Alas, there's a small gap at the left edge of the light switch plate where it doesn't quite cover the hole for the switches... not sure what I'll do about that, if anything. It's my own fault for not measuring the hole behind the original switch plate more closely.

The unpainted light switch plate (2 parts):
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Drying:
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Finally installed:
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Re: First 3d print - light switch plate [message #60267 is a reply to message #60245 ] Tue, 15 January 2013 19:46 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar FabMeJewelry  is currently offline FabMeJewelry
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That is some cool customizing you did here !


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Re: First 3d print - light switch plate [message #60331 is a reply to message #60245 ] Thu, 17 January 2013 01:58 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Ray716  is currently offline Ray716
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sweeet!


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Re: First 3d print - light switch plate [message #60457 is a reply to message #60331 ] Sun, 20 January 2013 22:59 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Mhagan  is currently offline Mhagan
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flippin' sweet!


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Re: First 3d print - light switch plate [message #60460 is a reply to message #60457 ] Mon, 21 January 2013 05:40 UTC Go to previous message
avatar LincolnK  is currently offline LincolnK
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That looks fantastic!


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