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Customizable cylinder lithophane lamp

by jmhong Nov 11, 2014
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Thank you very much for your webpage. I used your idea also in a own designed lamp: (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3313297).

Regards Patrick

Lithophane lamp (LED Stripe)
by PBeck3D

Good job! Thanks for this amazing tool!

Simply amazing! Thank you so much for creating this!

My lithophane turned out really smooth and blurry, even with 0 smoothing. The uploaded photos were professional high res photos. Any tips on how to increase the clarity in the lithophane?

Link doesn't´ work

In what material is recommended to print for better lighting. PLA or ABS?

Regards!.

Hi,

I followed the settings and loaded the STL in my slicer, and the estimated print time is >10 hours. I wonder what your print time is for your setting?

What a great tool JM! I have 2 suggestions:

  1. Make the outside smooth and the inside the lithopane structure. This way it looks like a smooth lamp shade when the light is off and then the trick is revealed as the lamp is switched on.

  2. Make a more cone-shaped cylinder like lamp shades to mimic a typical lamp shade!

I thought the same thing but I tried that and the image does not come out sharp enough to be be recognized. It seems that one of the jobs of the base, is to defuse the light so it is more even when passing through the image layers. When you change the side the image is on (rough edges with image on the inside) the light passes through the image but the base layer (even if it is very thin) defuses it and smooths the transitions too much. It is like looking at the image through a thick fog. I tried it with the layer so thin that some to the "bright" spots instead of being thin were just non existent and it still had the same problem.

It seems a very nice software!
I'd like to try the software but I use win10 32-bits version so it doesn't work.
Is it possible to upload the website files somewhere? So I can host the website?
Thank you!

Not understand chinese word on your FB, but the customizer is cool.. Thanks

Does anyone have experience with transparent PLA? I want to light it from inside.

Hi, all

I developed and released a Windows version of my modeling website.
Please visit facebook.com/lithopia for download.

Thanks.

JM

Recently, our university network has become very unstable.
I developed a windows version of the modeling web service.
Please, visit http://facebook.com/lithopia for download and further updates.
Thanks.

JM

Build 3D Model The speed becomes very slow

And will stay at 99.999999514%

What is the reason?

Recently, our university network has become very unstable.
I developed a windows version of the modeling web service.
Please, visit http://facebook.com/lithopia for download and further updates.
Thanks.

JM

Hello! What settings in the slicer did you use when printing, Also what wall thickness do you think works best?

I set my best variables as default values.

Thanks

You may like to try our Windows version.
Please visit facebook.com/lithopia for download.

Hi,
I recently found that I couldn't upload any image via chrome browser, what;s up?

Recently, our university network has become very unstable.
I developed a windows version of the modeling web service.
Please, visit http://facebook.com/lithopia for download and further updates.
Thanks.

JM

Fabulous idea. Uploaded files with no problems, but it's sitting at 5% upon hitting "Build 3D Model" and has stayed there.

Recently, our university network has become very unstable.
I developed a windows version of the modeling web service.
Please, visit http://facebook.com/lithopia for download and further updates.
Thanks.

JM

Web site is offline again..

Recently, our university network has become very unstable.
I developed a windows version of the modeling web service.
Please, visit http://facebook.com/lithopia for download and further updates.
Thanks.

JM

Thanks but I use a an Apple Mac.. I appreciate the notification!

Someone just pointed this out to me. Very nice :)

Web site can not be used? THX

Sorry about your inconvenience.
We assume hacker attack.
I don't understand who and why.
This is free university project.

I liked the lantern,but after processing the photos can't download the finished file. What could be the problem?
" Cannot GET /objects/e67f2caa-e861-45b1-b064-ec68506b39cf.png.stl "
Thank you!

Try with Chrome browsee.

it's good share!! but I can't visit the website and used Chrome.

The system was offline dueto university blackout. I think it is back now.

Thanks for making this. I just spent 4 hours on it ^^

Good to hear that! Hope to see your work! Happy printing!

I am a beginner, the 3 d printer model is the i3, their assembly. Material is the PLA, can print out good effect?

I know nothing about Prusa i3. I think PLA is better than ABS for this thing.

My English is very poor, will Chinese?

Hi,

Sometimes your web brower's version may cause troubles.
We recommend the recent version of Chrome browser.
Also, please try 'upload images' button.

If you have more troubles, send me an email about it. I'll read it with Chinese translators.

Hope you print good things.

JM

Hi.
See you on the blog to send pictures, the effect is very good, if I have successfully printed, will recommend to friends around me.
Thank you so much!

Hanhan

Let me know if you need help for the printing!

Picture can't drag and drop,

It's GREAT ! Thanks for sharing this work !

It's my pleasure.

what is the best size what i can use?
amazing link love it

Hi, good to hear that.

In early tests, we used 1024 x 240.
Recently, we use 1536 * 360.
Sometimes CURA dies with large sizes.
Other slicers worked fine.
Plz, let me know if you make a good one :)

Wow^^ I can enjoy happy Christmas with this . Fantastic! Thanks^^

Happy to hear that!

awesome! thanks for the input.
I have to do

Hope to see the design of your cylinder :)