Based off "Aether riveter" concept art by Cynthia Sheppard. Though in reality riveters most often use pneumatic pressure to shoot pieces of metal, this is a rotary tool used primarily as a drill. "Shine bright, bolts tight"--and keep those pesky gremlins outta your aether!
This is a handheld version that could be clipped to the belt of a Renegade inventor. Additionally, it's modified for greater durability, hand size, and ability to hold (and change) batteries and lights. Since it's a handheld version, there's also a mounting area in the back for an aether storage canister.
Spinning head for securing your rivets tight--don't let those gremlins eat into your aether supply.
Print the parts with support, flat sides down. I used ABS filament at 10% infill. (Warning: remove support material carefully on the filigree surrounding the tube since filigree is delicate!)
Use your choice of smoothing method (auto body filler-primer, sandpaper, XTC mixture etc.) to smooth out the surface
Screw the switch into the slot on the front handle, place batteries into the hollow part of the front handle, secure motor to motor mount, glue front spinner into the red motor tip, solder wires to motor.
Wrap string of lights in bubble wrap or the light diffusing material of your choice and insert into the lighting tube. Make sure the battery pack's switch is exposed so you can turn it on and off.
Flashforge Creator Pro
I made mine using ABS, though this did come at the cost of some warping that had to be taken care of with sanding and filler/primer. PLA might be a better choice.
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