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Raspberry Pi coaster

3D model description

Hi,
I modelled this Raspberry Pi coaster in no time. Raspberry Pi is a programmable minicomputer. It's a learning module. I'm not great in programming but i like the minicomputer. I use it at home as a desktop to listen music on YouTube. And i also plugged an arduino in the usb port so i can do little arduino tutorials on YouTube. Use this Raspberry Pi coaster to place your favourite drink.

This is a standard size coaster (100 by 100 by 5 mm), to fit in my coasterholder:

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3130397

Best,
Raimon Elctrncs

3D printing settings

I used a skirt, just to prime my nozzle extra. I have printed this model in Ultimaker white PLA. With a 0.2mm layerheight and 10% infill.

Design process

I picked a logo from my browser and have put it in svg format in inktscape. Opened the svg file in blender and made it a 3D object. In meshmixer i have repaired the file; and erased some aspects. In meshmixer i have also added a coaster. Than i have merged the coaster with the picture after scaling the picture. Saved it as a STL file and sliced it for printing. Cause the model has still some issues even after repairing it in meshmixer; i have decided to export it into Netfabb Online Service. This is an app i discovered recently after using MakePrintable. Cause MakePrintable in my opion only gives us 3 procedures of fixing an STL file and, with Netfabb Online Service the frequency of STL fix procedures is unlimited, my choice was clear. It worked well for me and i could slice the model without any problems.

If you would like to know how i design a 2D picture (google) into a 3D model.

Use this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6cmClwLhz8 (video is under 6 min.)

2D to 3D in Blender

use this link to download blender for free: https://www.blender.org/download/
use this link to download inkscape for free: https://inkscape.org/nl/download/

  • 3D model format: STL

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Creator

Raimon Elctrncs is a 3D designer. Has been designing since 2017. He is an active member of several websites dedicated to the sharing of user-created digital design files. He finished the project of building a Velleman K8200 3D printer kit. The designs are a contribution to the 3D printing community (..you).

Upcoming project will contain just what came to mind.

Raimon Elctrncs lives in the Netherlands, Europe.

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