3D Printing - "It's all about design and quality output. Not how fast the printer can run."
This is not an original creation of my own. My adult (45ish) son is a Star Wars fanattic. So I thought I should make him a Yoda to add to his collection.
I picked this one out on Thingiverse for no particular reason. It is call pot à crayons / pen holder starwars Yoda by TiZYX. (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2225855) Go get the files if you are interested.
I printed one in orange at about 50% to see what it was like and to save time and materials. It was the color already in my printer. I decided it didn't need all the automatic supports, so I eliminated about half of them on the green Yoda. The chin and ear tips are the most critical support areas.
The green Yoda is printed at 80% of the original file size. Three shells and 0.1mm layer height. Print time on my set-up was 20 1/2 hours. Good quality takes some time.
|About 60-65% done. Note the 10% infill.||80-90% complete. The ears are complete at this point.|
|Finished and still stuck to the build table|