Short Term Projects

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This page is designed to highlight the short term posts that have featured on this site.  They would be suitable for printing if you have limited time.   

For the purpose of keeping it simple the short term projects will be those of under five hours for the entire print.  All these projects have featured on this site in more depth and can be accessed by clicking on the hyperlink.

For the purpose of simplicity the times here reflect a 'fast' print setting unless otherwise specified in the description.  The initial projects were created as early as 2014 and are presented here in reverse order:

Update - as of May 2017 we made the decision to run all prints with a 8mm nozzle, instead of a 4mm nozzle that we had been previously using as the default print.  As a consequence all prints prior to May 2017 will take roughly half the stated time.

Tap/Faucet Design - (originally published 6/10/2017)
Brief: Students created a tap for a display that featured a full scale model of a worm farm.  Students had to design a working tap with a basic design to fit the display.

Make Up Containers/Lip Balm - revised versions (originally published 26/9/2017)
Brief: Students created original containers for a business product.  Containers were hand or palmed size reflection the business brief they had.  Print time three to four hours.

Lip Balm and Conditioner Bottles - revised versions (originally published 16/9/2017)
Breif: Students created original containers suitable for storing conditioner and lip balm for a business project (for the containers to use as 'samplers'.   There were several versions and shapes of design from the students and these varied in print time but generally was three to four hours.

Student Bookmarks - Revised Version 3.0 (originally published 5/7/2017)
Brief: Students at Y4 level (9) created a bookmark that was personalised. Duration 45 minutes.

Basic Keyring - Parents Design (originally published 1/6/2017)
Brief: Parents of students at school were shown basic design and asked to create a basic key ring. Duration: 45 minutes.

Join Challenge (originally published 3/4/2017)
Brief: Students challenge to create a basic join elbow to link together wood to form the outside of a box.  Duration: 30 miuntes

Name Plates/Badges (orignially published 29/3/2017)
Brief: Students new to classroom create a name badge or label for multi use.   Duration 40-3 hours depending on size and complexity (4mm/8mm) of print.

Labels for Gifts/Christmas Presents (originally published 19/11/2016)
Brief: Student created a label for a gift, however switched to glow-in-the dark filament and made the print a stand alone gift.  Duration: 3-4 hours.

Student Bookmarks: (originally published 24/10/2016) Brief: an update of a previous project from 2015 the students who were 8 and 9 produced a bookmark suitable for keeping track of page.   Duration: 2-4 hours depending on the design and the details.

Christmas Labels for Presents (originally published 23/10/2016)
Brief: Students designed labels to give as gifts for presents.  Timeframe: a variety for the different projects two-three hours in duration.

Christmas Decorations (originally published 15/10/2016)
Brief: Suggestions for students Christmas decorations for hanging from a Christmas Tree. Timeframe: 2-3 hours depending on piece.

Mathematical Objects for Competition (originally published 23/8/2016)
Brief: student entries into a Mathematical design competition
Timeframe: 4-8 hours for pieces (50 hours for detailed piece)

Pencil Toppers (originally published 24/6/2016)
Brief: student created pencil topper
Timeframe: 4 hours
3D Printed Cookie Cutter

Cookie Cutters (originally published 18/6/2016)
Brief: student designed 'Cookie Cutter' 
Timeframe: 45 minutes

Extension Props for Lego NXT/EV3 Robots (originally published 16/6/2016)
Brief: Golf clubs to be used in conjunction with Lego Mindstorms Robots
Timeframe: 3 hours

Props for the Junior Robocup (originally published 10/6/2016)
Brief: Props made to enhance the performance of the students at the Junior Robocup.
Timeframe: 45 minutes

Replacement Game Pieces (originally published 19/4/2016)
Brief: Replacement pieces for games that have been lost.
Timeframe: 45 minutes (size of piece dependant)

Student Bookmarks (originally published 22/9/2016)
Brief: Junior students create bookmark.
Timeframe: 3-4 hours.

Making Life Better (originally published 22/2/2016)
Brief: Student whose sister has MS invents support for her to use iPad independently.
3D Printed Bookmark
Timeframe: 45 minutes

Classroom Badges (originally published 10/2/2015)
Brief: Classroom badge for visitors/visits to wear.
Timeframe: One hour.

Replacement Parts (originally published 21/1/2015)
Brief: Replacement part for a BBQ a replacement knob/switch.
Timeframe: 45 minutes.

Classroom Repair (originally published 20/1/2015).
Brief: Repair of broken latches and hinges for cupboards in the classroom.
Timeframe: 45 minutes.


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