National Film Board of Canada logo (NFB / ONF)

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National Film Board of Canada logo (NFB / ONF) by techknight Sep 15, 2012
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The NFB logo is a beloved icon to many Canadians.

I chose to make a 3D printed version of the "Man Seeing" figure because I wanted to print something cool with my UV-reactive green ABS plastic.

The original source of the logo is an EPS file that I found on SeekLogo here: http://www.seeklogo.com/nfb-onf-logo-99153.html

I deleted the non-figure portions, saved it as SVG, and then extruded it into 3D using Blender.

PS: I know some folks might prefer the original 1969 logo with the free-floating iris/head, but it's more practical to print the modern one as a single piece. :)

Video of print: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHYckrWA0iY


  1. Download NFB_logo.stl

  2. While it prints (preferably in green), watch The Big Snit on the NFB website: http://www.nfb.ca/film/big_snit/

  3. Subdued but resolute patriotism!

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