by jmil, published

PiggyBank by jmil Aug 22, 2009

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Print this PiggyBank; use it to raise funds for your next MakerBot.

Source .blend file included as well for further exploration (includes non-subsurfaced and non-booleaned original mesh and each derivative step).

I haven't designed a cap that will fit the bottom hole yet because I don't have easy access to a makerbot... soon though. A cork may also work depending on the size you print out.

P.S. I loosely followed this tutorial but used Blender instead:

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I'm sorry, but I don't think this will print well. Because the thing is only held up by four legs and the "belly" is largely unsupported, it will start drooping. You should remove the big unsupported overhangs like the ears, also.

i figured people might be able to print it either dorsal-
gt;ventral or posterior-
gt;anterior. then these will not be an issue. i will know better once we have our very own makerbot made...!