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3D Printing at Stanley Library: What We've Printed

Here, you will find all of the guidelines you need to use the 3D printer. Please pay close attention to all parts of this guide before trying to 3D print!

Watch the 3D Printer at Work!

Free Printable Objects Online

  • Thingiverse- Makerbot's giant repository for sharing and finding printable 3D designs
  • Yeggi- Great search engine for finding 3d models on the web
  • Ponoko Make, share, buy or sell 3D product designs
  • Smithsonian X3D - Provides free models of objects in the Smithsonian collection, complete with museum information. Great for academic projects!
  • 3D Printer Directory - Lists a number of sites were free 3D models can be found 
  • Pinshape - Find, upload, or sell 3D project designs
  • Tinkercad - Fantastic collection of 3D software tools

3D samples

Here are a few samples of what has been printed on our Makerbot Replicator 2x. Most are sample files from either Makerbot or, unless otherwise specified.

Spring 2014


                         Taj Mahal                                                                     Nut and Bolt


                            Bracelet                                                                          Skull


                      Street Cone                                                                         Heart Box

Spring 2015

(Can you identify this thing? Is this is a thing all the cool kids like?)

Spring 2017


Venetian Mask                                                                     Reversing Spiral Cone   


Tornado                                                                               Tetrahedral


Linear Molecule                                                                     Triagonal Planar

Fall 2017











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