Loading

[With polygonal frame] Customizable Lithophane

by carlosgs, published

[With polygonal frame] Customizable Lithophane by carlosgs May 2, 2013
1 Share
Download This Thing! Customize Order This Printed Tools & Utilities

Thing Info

2775Views 483Downloads Found in Art
Report Thing

Summary

After printing a few square lithophanes I realized the corners usually got off the printbed.
In order to fix that, here is the non-square (polygonal) version of the lithophane generator.

Special mention to this other customizable lithophane by MichaelAtOz: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:78719

Original description from Makerbot:
--
Click "Open in Customizer" to turn the image of your choice into a Lithopane! We used the Mona Lisa, but you could use any photo you want. The Lithopane tool generates a 3D model that looks like a rough terrain map.

Download the file, print it on your MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer, and you've got a picture perfect pane to hang on your window.

Three cheers for the lithopane pioneers on Thingiverse, such as cymon and pp3dpNL! For more information on this old art form, check out the Wikipedia article here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithophane

Instructions

Original instructions from Makerbot:
--
Upload an image, check the invert colors checkbox and create a Lithopane. For best results, upload a square image and print using a light colored plastic at 0.2 mm layer height and 1 shell.

Once printed, hang your picture in a window.

More from Art

view more

Thing Info

2775Views 483Downloads Found in Art
Report Thing

Makes

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

Customizer is the easiest way to take great 3D printable designs and make them your own. Make your OpenSCAD designs infinitely more valuable by empowering the community to customize them.

App Info Launch App
Customizer Thing 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

Wow~How did u made the polygon? I didn't see any options in the customizer?

Top