I just came up with a pretty sick idea to encase a lighter in a 3D printed steel case with an embedded Tritium vial and attachment for a necklace chain.
If this isn't an interesting project, I don't know what is! Hopefully there will be a lot of submissions showing a variety of styles.
Wants:View the attachment details.jpg for lighter measurements.
View the following links for design inspiration, I would like this case to be very detailed and perhaps have a design element that is only possible with the 3D printer.
The steel material has design requirements lined out here in detail by Shapeways: http://www.shapeways.com/materials/steel
3 possible themes for this are cannabis, futuristic or abstract/geometric.
The price of the print depends on the volume of material used, Shapeways has some tips on making the print more economical; http://www.shapeways.com/tutorials/design_for_cheaper_3d_printing
I'm not entirely sure how many Tritium vials or what size. Experiment, but don't go too crazy, in the end the most I'll pay for the necklace is $500 total for 3D print/chain/Tritium, here's the sizes/prices/colors;
0.95 x 3.0mm - $4.68 (Green)
1.4 x 3.5mm - $5.20 (Green)
1.5 x 6.0mm - $7.28 (Yellow, red, purple, white, green, ice blue, blue, orange, pink)
2.0 x 6.0mm - $8.84 (Yellow, red, purple, white, green, ice blue, blue)
2.0 x 12.0mm - $10.40 (Yellow, red, purple, white, green, ice blue, blue, orange, pink
3.0 x 22.5mm - $14.04 (Yellow, red, purple, white green, ice blue, blue, orange ,pink)
3.0 x 25.0mm - $15.08 (Green, ice-blue, blue)
Don't Wants:Incompatible design. Make sure your design is compatible with Shapeways steel material, additional information can be found here for software/file formats; http://www.shapeways.com/tutorials/supported-applications
An overview of their entire process; http://www.shapeways.com/about/how_does_it_work
- 3D Modeling
#34 Lighter steel case with tritium vials. by Jay M.
#6 Case_4 by jnatzic
Similar Contests on Cad Crowd
Kid/Cosplay Jewelry sets
Looking for sets of jewelry (bracelet, earings, rings and possibly tiara) that would appeal to both a 5 year old and a 40yr old that might be into Cosplay. Geometric shapes preferred
Need ArtCam artist for jewelry design
We need an experienced artist to create designs in ArtCAM for our 3D prototypes for our jewelry line. This contest is for 1 original prototype design but it will be a full-time ongoing freelance project if you are interested and available.
Pennybandz Shark Head Pendant
Please see attached picture (necklace.jpg) of our standard pressed penny holding pendant. This project is to modify the pendant to look like a realistic shark with it's mouth open holding the pressed penny (shark pendant.jpg). I have attached a model that was made for us but it looks too toy/cartoon like (shark mouth). We are looking for a realistic design...NOT a cartoon looking shark head.
Design a nice ear ring
Should look good
matrix software (Jewellery Designing)
I am looking for a full team size who can work in jewellery designing. I need the team who can use matrix software for jewellery designing. This is a big project. Looking for partnership.