Each year we make them something to add to their tree. So now that I have my loaner Afinia printer, what else could I make but a customized ornament?
First I found an image of a tree that looked easy to trace:
I set the printer to pause at 3.1 and 5.1 mm to change colors: first black, then white, then red for the names. Here's how it turned out, after about 90 minutes of print time:
And here you can see the vertical layering:
And here it is on the tree, fitting right in!
Today it's snowing on the East Coast, so I have some time to start planning out my next printing project. I'm thinking about personalized pencil holders....
Anyone can design anything in 3D! http://www.3dvinci.net/