There are still a lot of people that only have a basic awareness of what 3D printing is capable of. Yet it has been around for many years. What is new is what it is being put to use for. As more products are being made then it is creating a renewed excitement. From building homes to cars or just simple things it has its place in the future. Just for the medical industry alone it has been a lifesaver for many.
1) Little Fellow Transporter
This little dog is crippled and getting around was no easy task. Not until a kind sole 3D Printer a walker that was just perfect for the little guy. Now he can get out to enjoy a walk without having to do the walking.
2) See Through Prosthetic
As a result of this design, it means an amazing amount of time can be spent on the making of a prosthetic which means they will be cheaper and more affordable for people who are need of them and don’t have the extra money that is required for expensive models. This prosthetic was made with a combination of the #D Printer, a scanner and 3D modeling software.
3) Dinosaur Shower Head
4) Art For THe Blind
The blind don’t get to experience many of the famous pieces of art. Now with the help of a #D printer they do. Artists can now take their drawing and turn them into 3D art forms which the blind can enjoy by touch.
5) Help for Freddy
When a tortoise has shell damage it can cost them their life. But thanks to a 3D printer and some innovative people they were able to design and construct a new shell for Freedy, giving him a new lease on life.
6) Shower Cast
Traditional casts do not allow you to take a shower with them. Either you have to remove the cast or do without for about 6 weeks. Not anymore if you design a shower cast like this with a 3D printer design.
7) Covert Cover
A lot of people now use cameras to monitor what is going on in their homes. The problem is concealing them.However with a little creativity of your own and a 3D printer you can design something like this camera concealer.
8) Pet Replica
If you cherish your pet and want to immortalize them forever, why not create a replica with a 3D printer.
9) Darth Vader Pen Holder
There is lots of Darth Vader stuff that you can buy but why not be really unique and design your own with a 3D printer.
10) Costume To Rave About
Buying costumes can be a big hassle and expensive if one is looking for something unique. But with a 3D limit it seems like the sky is the limit. Just let your imagination run wild like this guy did.
11) Shuffle Those Cards
If you are a card player but not too great at shuffling them then why not create yourself a 3D design for a deck shuffler like this one. You will be the pro at the next card gathering.
12) Game of Thrones Lamp
If you know of anybody that is into the Game of Thrones or maybe this dexribes you, then you may be keen on designing a 3D lamp based on this theme. How impressive is this!
13) History Repeats Itself
If you have ever seen a gown from the past that is to die for, but you figure there is no chance of ever having it, then think again. Get yourself a 3D printer and replicate it just like this person did for this printed mesh gown. Featuring Dita Von Teese
14) Urn Replica
For those who mourn the loss of the iconic Prince, his urn was 3D designed to replicate the building. Most fitting for a prince.
15) Custom Guitars
With the use of a 3D Printer, there is the opportunity for any musician to design themselves a one of a kind guitar that will be fully functional and very impressive looking like this one that was made. For those that don’t want to make it themselves, they can order one providing their own specs.
16) Combat Ready
When a combat aircraft part is needed and time is of the essence. Thanks to 3 D printing these can now be created in a fraction of the time and at a fraction of the cost. Replacement parts are now being made with 3D technology like these parts made in Japan. An entirely new bumper was created for one of the combat planes.
17) No hassle Lawn Cutting
There are a lots of people not into 3D printing that are going to be intrigued with this one. They can make their own robotic lawnmower, and after that just sit back and watch it do all the work. The pattern can be ordered and most of the work can be done with an average quality 3D printer. Although some parts do have to be purchased. All in all still cheaper then buying an already made one.
18) Bionic Arm
The medical industry is beginning to rely heavily on 3D Printing. One good use it is being put are bionic arms, which cuts down the cost dramatically and shortens the weight time for these amazing forms of prosthetics.
19) Failed But Neat
This couple’s 3D failed halfway through their project but rather than waste it they turned it into a really neat pen holder.
20) Easy Shoe Storage
There are a lot of neat ideas for storing shoes, but they can be expensive and may not be exactly what you are looking for. So with a 3D printer you can design one like this exactly to your liking and to the size that you want.
21) Stay Organized USBS
Keeping cables organized is always a big hassle. Designing your own like this with a 3D printr will allow you to customize one that fits yor specific needs.
22)Unique Wall Art
There are a lot of people who would love to have one of a kind wall art without the big expense that comes with it. This 3D designed violin is a classic example of what can be created with this type of printer.
23) Nifty Ruler
Working with a ruler when it comes to curved lines is an almost impossible task. But if you want to design this rolled ruler then you will have a very valuable tool. It means investing in a 3D printer to get what you want.
24) Measure With Ease
Any kitchen gadget that makes work in the kitchen easier is well worth having. This measuring device created with a 3D Printer is a perfect size and super accurate. No need for a ton of measuring cups.
25) Cocoa Press
Food is proving to be one of the hardest things to replicate with a 3D Printer but is proving not to be impossible. As one student designed this 3D cocoa press. There are limited food 3D printers on the market but not without some weaknesses. This cocoa printer may just be a winner and a game-changer. It is still a work in progress.
26) Human Tissue
These amazing 3D Printers are now being used to replicate ears and human tissue. What a breakthrough for those who have had a devastating injury. The capabilities of this form of 3D printing are taking medicine to another level.
27) Hold Your Unborn Baby
3D printing is now allowing for fetuses to be replicated so parents can hold this replica of their unborn baby. Can you imagine the thrill that this must bring to the parents?
28) A Brain in Hand
This Mom got to hold a replica of her son’s brain in her hands after his MRI. What an experience this must have been for her. She didn’t get it from the medical personnel either. She replicated it with a 3D printer using data from the MRI report.
29) Rims On The Cheap
Why buy a set of expensive rims when you can 3D print them yourself. You can be the designer, get exactly what you want and not pay a fortune for them. Here is a great example.
30) Crack Those Nuts
Imagine being able to design this nutcracker with a 3D Printer, It is made from wood and the shell moves easily through so the rest of the nut can be cracked.
31) Print Your Own House
Okay building your own house with a 3D Printer may seem like a little much. Don’t come to any conclusions till after you see this one that was printed for less than $11K. It was printed with a construction printer.
32) The Secret Box
Not everything that is made with a 3D printer has to be huge or complex. Something as simple as this intriguing box can bring many hours of joy and maybe frustration. The owner has to discern where the lock and key are.
33) Reverse Tap
How about a tap and a drinking fountain all in one. This is a genius idea created with a 3D printer. Just imagine o how much this is going to reduce having to dish-wash glasses.
34) Castle Builder
There are a lot of people who are interested in building small scale replicas and the 3D printer can easily be used for this task. The building of this medieval castle is a classic example. It would be ideal for building things that the kids want to add to one of their collections.
35) Stepping It Up
The originally Godzilla was replicated then some additional touches added like increased coloring to the water. Along with a vapor exhaler to create smoke coming from the mouth. This was done with a Moai 3D Printer. Imagine how long it would have taken to make this prototype in the traditional manner.
36) Storm Trooper
A lot of Star War Fans spend big bucks on collecting items from this famous movie series. Some of them have now gone into using a 3D printer to duplicate pieces of interest, or even modifying them so they can add their own personal touch to them.
37) Time Warp Gun
Not only are the 3D printers great for making things to look at they are capable of producing functional items like this Portal Gun. Now it’s not going to take anyone into the future, but it can sure be used for some exciting gameplay.
38) Mini Tools
Some 3D print enthusiasts have chosen to specialize in their print products. For example, this printer has decided to focus on mini tools. These can be fully functional and would serve a great purpose for those who build miniatures.
39) Bionic Jaw
There are now several examples where 3D constructions are being used in the medical world. Here is another example where a 3D jaw was constructed for an 83-year-old man who had a serious jaw infection. The replacement with this reconstructed jaw solved the man’s problem with no issues.
40) A New Friend
If you want to construct a new friend that isn’t going to talk back but will do your bidding then maybe its time for a 3D printer. This graduating engineer built her own robot for her thesis and an app as well to control it.