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My daughter asked for a sushi play set for Christmas. I told her I would make it for her, rather than buying it. The only requirements were that it had to have chopsticks, salmon, and california rolls (here, as sake nigirizushi and a maki roll with interchangable pieces) and there had to be at least five of each piece.
The bottom of the "maki" has a hole in it so that the pieces can be forced out of the top if necessary.
Don't tell my daughter, but she's getting a lot more than she asked for. In addition to the maki rolls, I've made some "inside out" maki rolls, chop stick rests, soy sauce dishes (with soy sauce in them), ginger, wasabi, chopsticks in custom paper wrappers, and a wide assortment of fillings. For variety, I've made the OpenSCAD functions that create the ginger and wasabi random - so every time you generate the STL, you'll get a different little globby of ginger or wasabi. They both turned out really well.
I included this Utah Teapot in the set (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2022), but it broke off about 80% of the way through the print - so I designed a new lid to fit the wider-than-normal top.
While this is made in OpenSCAD, it's only very marginally parametric. I've added a lot of comments, so the code should be easy to tinker with.
Lastly, I used various colors of plastic to make the sushi filling - and in different segments (the parts are one-half, one-third, one-fourth, and one-fifth) so that later on we could use the interiors to explore fractions.
Rather than uploading all the STL's one by one, I've zipped them into a single file and included the OpenSCAD file for you to use.
How to Make Maki Sushi
How to Make Inside Out Maki Sushi
How to Make Nigirizushi
How to a Soy Sauce Bowl
How to Make Chopsticks in Paper Wrappers
How to Make Ginger
How to Make Wasabi
Plastic Sushi Playset by MakerBlock is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial license.
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