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My first thing with OpenSCAD. I needed a simple pedestal for Alexander the Great http://www.thingiverse.com/derivative:50368 This one is 40mm, but if you edit some numbers in de scad-file, it's easy to scale somewhat. Just open the scad-file in a text-editor and have a look!
I cut a 3mm hole through the middle since I glued Alexander to a short piece of filament.
Some great and easy to read OpenSCAD tutorials: http://www.makerbot.com/blog/2012/11/08/openscad-design-tips/
Easy enough to print. There's some (invisible) overhang on the inside, but it should not be a problem. I made a little cutout at the bottom so it's easier to wriggle the print off the bed with the tip of a screwdriver.
I noticed the print isn't completely level on the table, the inner cylinder in the middle sticks out and should be sanded down a bit. Design could be altered somewhat, maybe lift the middle cylinder so it doesn't touch the table at all.
Simple pedestal in OpenSCAD by JanPieter is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure JanPieter would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. You can also download the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store) to take a photo and upload your Make right from the app!