Loading

Bird Temple

by JobSmolders, published

Bird Temple by JobSmolders Apr 6, 2018
1 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps

Contents

License

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

Makes

Thing Statistics

5460Views 1049Downloads Found in Outdoor & Garden

Summary

This is a bird feeder for small birds. Bigger birds simply can not get in :-) .You can put food for them in the green feeder-dish in the middle. The feeder has a hole in the middle to let water out. Also the feeder can be removed for cleaning. In use, that will be necessary :-)

The peaces fit together like a puzzle and they are glued. Later I painted it with insulating primer to get rid of the “printer tool marks” you can see on the pictures.

I have no reason for the colors of PLA I have chosen other than that I had those. The 2 different colors are due the fact I used 2 printers to save time. I printed this in 0,2mm resolution with a 0,4mm nozzle. The temporary support peaces are printed with only one wall count and one top and bottom layer. Infill of these support peaces are 10%. This is to save material :-). The other peaces are printed with 3 layers for the wall , top and bottom . Infill between 20-25%. The roof peaces are printed with support generated by Cura.

The mount or ring at the top is fastened with a M3x40mm bolt and nut. At first I designed this “mount” in 3 peaces, but later changed it to 2 peaces, due to other changes I made. To make this part strong enough I used PET-G Carbon to print this peace. This material looks very nice, but it turns a brass nozzle into garbage after a few prints :-). For this a hardened steel nozzle is better, but such a nozzle is expensive ( €30,- where I live)

in the “total assembly.STL' the whole model is assembled so you can check where all the parts should go

If you have questions or do you think I have forgotten something , feel free to ask :-)

More from Outdoor & Garden

view more

All Apps

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

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

Print through a distributed network of 3D printing enthusiasts from across the US, at a fraction of the cost of the competitors. We want to change the world for the better through technology, an...

App Info Launch App

Treatstock is an online platform that offers decentralized manufacturing services such as 3D printing and CNC machining for clients all over the world. We offer free and instant access to comparati...

App Info Launch App

3D print your favourite design with NinjaPrototype, a professional 3D manufacture with consistent quality and speed.

App Info Launch App

Really nice Job. I am still printing all the parts and will post some pictures once assembled. I have remixed the roof such that it is quicker and easier to print: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2884445

Bird Temple roof - built in supports

Thanks :-)
I have looked at your solution and I have to say it's indeed a better way in material usage and time. Very cool to see other creative minds trying to make this model easier to make :-) I like your enthusiasm :-)

Gorgeous design! Thanks for sharing this. What glue do you recommend for this?

Thanks :-)

For the roof support parts (1t/m5) it's easier to use super-glue. For the rest I used glue that kids use :-) but the drying time of that stuff is very long. You can see it on the photos. But you can use any glue that works on plastic, I guess. I used the kids glue because I had that. If I where to make this model again I probably would use super-glue for all the parts.
I wish you success whit the assembly :-)

Nice!!! I want to create a asian/fantasy temple for birds since three years (because I didnt find it here) and now I dont worry about it :D Thanks a lot looks awesome!

Nice you like it :-) love your enthusiasm :-)

This is really awesome. I love it! I'm printing it now. I have the roof sections and the feeder bowl printed. Can you please list the number of all pieces to print? It's hard to count them in the pictures, especially the small support pieces. That would be super helpful. Thank you!

Nice you like it and thanks for the question :-)

It's basically 6 pillars in a hexagon shape, so most parts are needed 6 times.
What you at leas need to make it is:

1x assembly support 2
6x assembly support
1x feeder
6x pillar
6x roof support part1
6x roof support part2
6x roof support part3
6x roof support part4
6x roof support part5
6x entrance
1x mount part3
1x mount part12 fused
6x roof

I hope this will help your and otherwise feel free to ask :-)

That is exactly what I need. That will save a lot of time figuring out which pieces to print! Thanks. :)

Top