When people think of 3D printing, they always think it is a manufacturing process for making big industrial products. However, 3D printing is more than that. You cannot associate the manufacturing process with only those companies churning out cool plastic products. You can also make such a product in the comfort of your house.
Here, we will show you 25 practical 3D prints that you can make to spice up your daily life. We have optimized the 3D prints such that they are items you will need. Because we know there are different levels of understanding 3D printing, we ensured each print has an already sliced 3D print you can download. Therefore, no matter what level you are in 3D printing, you can easily switch on your 3D printer, upload the file and make what you want.
Below is a list of 3D prints you can try your hands on!!!
- Survival Whistle
A survival whistle has a very simple design and is easy to make. It is the ideal 3D print for people into sports and camping. When used, there is no need to worry about effective coordination during sports and camping. This makes it a top item for players, coach, referee, or other related individuals who double as a 3D printing enthusiast.
- Earbud Case
Many people don't like using AirPod or other lookalike gadgets made by virtually all smartphones manufacturers. If you fall into this category, then you have another problem you can use 3D printing to remove. This problem is in the organization pain that comes from interlocking headphones wires.
The solution to this problem is simply by printing an earbud case yourself. The design depends on you. However, a simple design is to provide a space to wrap the wire.
- Key Holders
Instead of buying a key holder, why not make something that reflects your sense of style. It is will also be cool if you can make it reflects your personality. As a 3D printing enthusiast or beginner, having a 3D printed keyholder should be on your most-wanted list. It is cool, elegant, and easy to make.
- Pencil Holder
If you love having everything organized and you are much into 3D printing, a pencil holder should be a 3D print on your list. A pencil holder will help you organize your home or work office. While the functioning is targeted at pencils, pens, USB drives, the aesthetic part is up to you. You get to decide how you want it to look such that it can represent your sense of style.
If you are into planting exotic plants around the house, having a planter made by yourself is an edge. You can make a plastic 3D planter with a nice creative design instead of the traditional clay pots. Aside from the quality guaranteed, they are more attractive.
Having to arrange wires on a computer desk can be very annoying. However, with a 3D printed cable holder, you can effectively arrange them. The cable holder needs no complex idea. For you, it can be a small plastic design guaranteeing a less annoying life.
- Smartphone Stand
Smartphone users sometimes need to place our phones on flat surfaces to watch a movie or read a book. However, smartphone designs don't allow that. Unless you have anticipated that and gotten something, it is not always what we hope for. For a 3D printing enthusiast, you should be able to print a smartphone stand that is right for your smartphone.
- Toothpaste Squeezer
Many people are infuriated with the improper handling of toothpaste tubes. This is in conjunction with people that love getting the last bit of toothpaste out. A toothpaste squeezer is an ideal 3D print for such a scenario.
Making a plastic handle can help you with your everyday life. The handles can be for your knife, cutleries or other kitchen tools. When creatively and adequately made, you have an elegant product that complements your kitchen.
- Coat Hanger
Not every hanger should come from the store. As someone into 3D printing, you should know that the classy ones come from a creative mind. Therefore, for you making a coat hanger is an effortless step. You can follow a particular brand or make something offhand.
- Bottle Opener
You can make a bottle opener for easy access to bottle drink. It is not a complicated process. It is very easy and allows you to be creative.
- Laptop Stand
Smartphones are not the only device that needs a stand. If you are a fan of the organization, having a laptop stand will be on your top list. You can make one keep your laptop in the right position and create space on your working table.
When you look at clips, you wonder why they are among the most underrated tools in homes even though they have wide applications. They are used in securing clothes, filaments, etc. However, the problem is that they are easily lost. However, you can make clips as you like and want using 3D printing.
- Plastic Hinges
Plastic hinges are the perfect 3D prints if you require low cost, tailorable hinges for your DIY projects. They are strong and durable and are perfect due to their versatility.
- Cutlery Drainer
Instead of drying your cutleries using a paper towel, why not make yourself a cutlery drainer. When creatively and adequately designed, you have something that can do the draining work while still complementing your home. You can also make sure it can incorporate dishes.
Battleships is an exciting game. Every schoolkid knows or plays the game. However, for a better home experience, you can incorporate a 3D battleship game. Thereby making it more befitting.
- Bottle Rack
One annoying thing about putting cylindrical objects is their tendency to roll away, especially when placed in refrigerators. As a 3D enthusiast, one way you can avoid this is by making a bottle rack. This will remove their tendency to roll when you put your favorite champagne bottle in the fridge.
- Credit Card Wallet
Having a plastic credit card wallet can be something that separates you from the crowd. Depending on what you can think of in terms of design, you can make a wallet that can hold about five cards and still enhance beauty.
- Cotton Swab Stand
Having a 3D printed swab stand will surely enhance your bathroom organization and accessibility to your cotton swab sticks and disks. It has a simple design which makes it the right 3D prints for even beginners.
- Refrigerator Storage Box
For people who store things a lot, refrigerators don't come with enough parts. With 3D printing, you can make a refrigerator storage box, increasing the number of containers available for storing things in your refrigerator. It is an ideal 3D printed product if you value organization and more holding space.
- Measuring Cube
A measuring cube is an ingenious and simple tool ideal for the kitchen. You can use it to measure some foodstuffs by incorporating different measuring scales during the designing process. However, you should use PETG material due to food safety concerns.
- Water Bottle
A water bottle is essential, whether at home or in the office. No matter where you are, you will see one. With 3D printing, you can easily make a water bottle where you will be the judge of the size, color, and design.
- 3D Printed Egg Separator
A 3D printed egg separator is used in separating the egg yolks from the egg whites. This makes it an important tool in the kitchen. It has a very simple design which makes it easy to make using 3D printing.
- Memory Card Holder
Memory cards are very delicate devices because their small structure makes it easy for us to lose them. Having a 3D printed memory cardholder can remove losing or scratching your memory card.
- Battery Stack
Having to arrange batteries can be such an annoying process. They can easily roll off and get lost. With a 3D printed battery stack, you can remove such possibility. You can either mount the tool on your wall or the tale
- Door Handle
Our final product is something important in the ravaging pandemic we are facing. A door handle design will drastically reduce coronavirus's spread since you don't need to use your hand to open the door. It has a simple design which can be subjected to your creative mind.
Using 3D printing might look challenging, depending on your level in the manufacturing process. However, when properly learned and utilized, there is this happiness you get from making it. The tools listed above can make your everyday life better. However, there are many more, and you only need to open your mind. Remember, when you need a tool, think twice before you run to a supermarket. With a 3D printer, you might be able to make something more unique.