Steampunk Owl Ornament

by dutchmogul, published

Steampunk Owl Ornament by dutchmogul Dec 20, 2012
1 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps


Use This Project

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


Thing Statistics

6449Views 608Downloads Found in Sculptures


Happy Holidays everyone!

Though I don't generally dabble in seasonal pieces, I figured I'd make a nice and secular ornament. Hang it from whatever takes your fancy! It makes a decent little statue any time of the year too, I suppose. Just clip off the loop at the back of his scarf.

This guy is my one and only entry for the ProtoParadigm December Design contest. Jump on this if you get the chance. There's 3 days left! http://www.protoparadigm.com/blog/2012/12/december-design-contest-win-a-years-of-plastic/

-Dedicated to Joyce

Designed in TinkerCAD: https://tinkercad.com/things/hG2ROxQ5iNK-steampunk-owl-ornament


Printed this guy in PLA at 210 for the extruder heat. 10% infill and .10 layer height. Painted with acrylic model paints and flocked with static snow.

More from Sculptures

view more

All Apps

3D Print your file with 3D Hubs, the world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services.

App Info Launch App

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

Your creations are unbelievable! I wish you best of luck with your game. Looks like you have spent a lot of time designing all of this.

What I am curious about is: What kind of equipment do you use? I have access to a Makerbot Replicator (with standard 0,4mm nozzle) and this thing really does not like .10 layer hight. Especially when printing PLA as hot as you are doing. Are there any tricks that you like to share maybe?

Hey, thanks, dude! That means a lot to me.

Yeah, I use a Makerbot Replicator too. To be honest, I'm not certain that mine likes that layer height either, especially in PLA. I've gone through more plungers than I should have in the short time I've had it. But, I think its worth it. I'm considering modding my machine to change the filament intake, though I'm not yet sure how I should go about it/if its worthwhile.

As always your paint job is outstanding!

Thanks, man!