Loading

Tin can Bird house by Samuel Bernier, Project RE_

by samuel, published

Tin can Bird house by Samuel Bernier, Project RE_ by samuel Apr 5, 2012

Featured Thing!

5 Share
Download This Thing! Customize Order This Printed Tools & Utilities

Thing Info

13939Views 3586Downloads Found in Outdoor & Garden
Report Thing

Summary

Upcycling a tin can to turn it into a bird house using 3D printed clipped lids.

These models were made a while back for project RE_, but now they are FREEEEE!
Come and vote for me on Instructables Make it real challenge! http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-RE-by-Samuel-Bernier/

Instructions

Open a used 4 inch diameter tin can on both sides. Use a normal can opener, the ones that leave the lip intact.
Print both front and back part. Remove support.
Nail or screw the back part unto a tree or a wall about 1 to 3 meters above ground to attract eastern bluebirds.
More models for different type of birds will come.
I suggest to use ABS with a FDM machine to have a good clip!

More from Outdoor & Garden

view more

Thing Info

13939Views 3586Downloads Found in Outdoor & Garden
Report Thing

Liked By

View All

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag. Print Thing Tag

All Apps

This App connects Thingiverse with Makeprintable, a cloud-based mesh repair service that analyzes, validates and repairs most common mesh errors that can occur when preparing a 3D design file for p...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App
This comment has been deleted.

Salut Samuel!
Thank you for the beautiful bird house. Great idea!
I found it better to print the bird in one piece to avoid the line that remains if you print it in two parts and glue it together.
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:362809http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...
No supports needed, only the raft. Make sure to build it as in the picture (beak up).

Oiseau rejoint for thing 20851

I'm curious about project _re. Are there more models that we will see becoming free soon?

samuel - in reply to cymon

I will gradually start posting my older projects unto thingiverse. You can have a preview of what will be posted on Instructables. Follow the link in the comment below. or go on http://project-re.blogspot.ca/http://project-re.blogspot.ca/

humm. It seems to work perfectly from here. I'll try with an other computer.

Top