|Above: Original design shown to scale|
Background: Student was given the opportunity to create a project of their choice, and designed and created a pencil and pen holder that would be functional and for use in the classroom to sit on the students desk.
Level of Difficulty: Medium. The task involved a number of inlays to hollow out the inside.
Size: 9cm high, 6cm wide and 6cm deep. The inserts went within a short distance of the base to allow a variety of stationery to be held.
|Above: View showing holder clearly|
Issues: None, from design to print it worked perfectly, there was a minor issue with the base, although this was not related to the design and was solved by the use of superglue in one corner.
Process: As per the 'norm' on this site at present the process was design in Tinkercad, the .STL then switched to Cura for printing on the Ulitmaker 2+.
What we would do differently: Given the success of the print and the task for the student little would be done differently. It allowed the student to produce a practical object that had use in the classroom and was successful for the purpose which it was designed and was printed for. This was the students first design/print.