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1:24 Wicker Furniture Set

by PrettySmallThings, published

1:24 Wicker Furniture Set by PrettySmallThings Oct 11, 2012

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Description

A chair, chaise, loveseat and matching table for decking out any 1:24 environment.

If I were to tackle this set again, I'd reduce the depth of the seats, reduce the curvature in the front legs, and take a second look at the angle of the arms. The finish in the arms is a little loose in this print due to overhangs that are a too severe. I had some print defects in these prints, but overall am pretty happy with how they came out.

**Update 8/26/13 - Added two more variations of the chair - one with a shorter seat, and one with a short seat, and less width. Source file included.

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Everything you do is fantastic... love it..keep up the great work

The smallest diameters in this design are .85 or .9mm, and I'd bet the chair legs are 2.5mm-3mm.  I think I originally I used my replicators defaults of 45mm/s speed and 55mm/s for travel.  I've also printed it accelerated with sailfish since then - set to 80mm/s, but I doubt I'm reaching those speeds.

Real problem with the design is the towering tiny diameters - if your retraction settings aren't spot on, the design won't reproduce well.  

Hi there PrettySmallThings, I was wondering what kind of speed settings you are using to print this, also when I printed this the legs of the chairs came out really thin, how wide are they on your prints?

Im asking cause im wondering if there is a problem with my slicing software.

Good work and thank you.

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Instructions

Files are ready to print - chair, sofa & chaise have discs under the legs which should help with adhesion. Table should print upside down. Rafts unnecessary.

Source files in the zip are (messy, messy) DWGs.

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Scubasteve23 on Jan 13, 2014 said:

Everything you do is fantastic... love it..keep up the great work

thecrazy on Dec 1, 2012 said:

Hi there PrettySmallThings, I was wondering what kind of speed settings you are using to print this, also when I printed this the legs of the chairs came out really thin, how wide are they on your prints?

Im asking cause im wondering if there is a problem with my slicing software.

Good work and thank you.

PrettySmallThings on Dec 1, 2012 said:

The smallest diameters in this design are .85 or .9mm, and I'd bet the chair legs are 2.5mm-3mm.  I think I originally I used my replicators defaults of 45mm/s speed and 55mm/s for travel.  I've also printed it accelerated with sailfish since then - set to 80mm/s, but I doubt I'm reaching those speeds.

Real problem with the design is the towering tiny diameters - if your retraction settings aren't spot on, the design won't reproduce well.  

MangoT21 on Nov 18, 2012 said:

That's incredible! 

Yllonnoce on Nov 15, 2012 said:

Amazing work. I have only use Slic3r. Not sure if I could
get the bridging to run along the axis of the wicker supports. Do you mind
sharing what extruder diameter and material you used?

PrettySmallThings on Nov 16, 2012 said:

I have a Replicator 1 - 1.8mm ABS & .4mm nozzle.

7777773 on Nov 14, 2012 said:

This deserves to be printed in wood a la http://www.thingiverse.com/thi... 

DarkAlchemist on Nov 14, 2012 said:

 I agree.

BenitoSanduchi on Nov 13, 2012 said:

Killin it.  These are awesome.

PrettySmallThings on Nov 14, 2012 said:

Thanks!

fredini on Nov 13, 2012 said:

Beautiful!

Zomboe on Oct 24, 2012 said:

Wonderful design and execution.  I really like that you design these things to not require support!

If you don't mind me asking, which design software do you use?

PrettySmallThings on Oct 25, 2012 said:

I am way too impatient for support :)  

I use autocad - simply because I've been using it for a decade for other purposes and own a copy.  I'd eventually like to master a mesh based program, but for the time being, when I need to do a design quickly AutoCAD is the go to.

zheng3 on Oct 20, 2012 said:

Um, OK. Wow.

I like how the pattern left by the printing process looks like a weave on the cushion. The medium and the process have become part of the art.

Lovely prints. Great work.

Stephenwinter on Oct 14, 2012 said:

Just fantastic, your designs will be the standard for a very long time.

TheNewHobbyist on Oct 12, 2012 said:

Another beautiful model, nice work!

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