Customizable stick bowl art XL

by bmcage, published

Customizable stick bowl art XL by bmcage Mar 8, 2013
0 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Open in Customizer Order This Printed View All Apps


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

Thing Statistics

2356Views 1293Downloads Found in Math Art


Don't look at this picture, think instead of the things you could make with customizer!

I think my previous stick bowl art did not get the praise it deserved. So, time for an XL version!
Do learn to work with the normal stick bowl art, before doing this ... or just jump in.


Make whatever cylindrical symmetry thing you would like!

The chances of the random thing you make actually generating and then printing, are not that high I'm afraid. Keep in mind: With great power, comes great responsibility. So check your design for overhang, and perhaps draw out what you want to create before starting.

As I'm sure you'll make things I could not envision, this thing is in the public domain.

For details on how this thing works, read http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:51156
So, there are rings, and sticks that go from one ring to the next. That's it!

Changes to the normal stick bowl art:

  1. Dualstrustion. You can have every next ring in a different color, or even and odd sticks in a different color. Typically, it can be that the second part does not render in customizer, but normally generating an STL should work. In case of problems, set the scalefirst to a somewhat larger value (eg 1.015) so that all visual artifacts are gone in the second part. In my experience STL generation works if the second part does not show artifacts.

  2. 12 rings to play with, instead of 6

  3. For dualstrustion you have parts both, bothorig, first, second. First is one part of dualstrusion, and second, obviously, the second part. both is those two combined. As these 3 use the scalefirst parameter, part bothorig shows the object for scalefirst = 1.
    So, you can print what you like best in the end.
    Dualstrusion is not easy though, as seen by my example print, where the first leg after color change was bad. In the example I cut the legs in the end short, so as to have a useful object. The printer shakes too much on the high legs to allow steady print.

More from Math Art

view more

All Apps

Customizer is the easiest way to take great 3D printable designs and make them your own. Make your OpenSCAD designs infinitely more valuable by empowering the community to customize them.

App Info Launch App
Customizer Thing App

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

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

3D Print a wide range of designs with Treatstock. Easy to use tools to get the perfect result. The global 3D printing network that connects you with high-quality and fast working print services nea...

App Info Launch App