40 Of The Coolest Things People Made With 3D Printers

3D printers are changing everything. People are using their 3D printers to churn out everything from action figures to gardening tools to custom jewelry. And the technology is still in its relative infancy. They are already beginning to 3D print ultrasounds, houses, and food — soon the only limit will be your imagination.

People are sharing their coolest, most creative, and most innovative 3d printed creations on the r/3Dprinting subreddit. We rounded up 40 of our absolute favorites here for your scrolling pleasure.

1. “This Eagle Was Shot In The Face And Got 3D Printed Beak Which Made Him More Badass”

2. “Wife And I (Mostly Her) Added Hearing Aids To Our Niece’s Gift. They Match Hers”

3. “Finally I found right filaments to make that model”

4. “This Kid Answered A Request From Local Hospitals To Create Ear Guards, To Help Take The Pressure Off Healthcare Worker’s Ears From Wearing Masks All Day. He Also Made The 3D Printing Patterns Available To Everyone”

5. Broke my arm, got a 3D printed cast.

6. “3D printed clip-on temperature indicator for the shower pipe to show when it’s warm or too hot. I’m disabled so I can’t always tell temperature with my hand, and I didn’t want to use one of those LED showerheads because electricity + water = bad.”

7. “I modeled, printed, and painted this little house to express my frustration with the housing market”

8. “Printed A 4-Foot T-Rex And Buried It In My Yard For My Nieces To Discover And Excavate”

9. “After Modding My Ender3 V2 To Do 400mm High Prints I Revisited My Prosthetic Cover Design, Printed Full Height, No Cut Or Seam At The Bottom, Raindrop Rear Case, Tpu Gaskets To Damp Sound…best Of All, 40% Lighter. Well Pleased.”

10. “I Printed And Painted My Very Own Necronomicon. What’s The Worst That Can Happen?”

11. “Wife And Kids Kept Stealing My Charger”

12. “Made Tactile Diagrams For A Blind Student At My Uni”

13. Shower-Beer-Holder

14. Thought i would share my compact print farm.

15. “As Requested, Here’s Mack With His Pla Unicorn Horn”

16. “Switch Card Rolodex I Just Printed And Assembled!”

17. “I 3D Printed A Rock! Then Painted It To Look More Like…a Rock!”

18. “Last Weekend We Began Delivering 3D Printed Bionic Hands To Ukraine! First Up, A 24 Year Old Soldier”

19. “Not Sure If There’s An Interest In 3D-Printed Brains? Here’s Mine From 2016 When I Converted My (And My Friends’) Fmri Scans Into A Printable Stl.”

20. “I Designed And Printed A Working Simpsons TV. Plays The First 11 Seasons At Random Without Internet. Knobs Work Too!”

21. Can’t wait to ruin this print with my terrible painting

22. “Made Some Coasters”

23. “I Designed A 3D Printed Mirror Array To Propose! The Mirrors Are Angled So That Just Before Sunset, They Reflect The Sunlight To Spell ‘Marry Me?’”

24. “I 3D Printed A 3D Printer 3D Printing A 3D Printer”

25. “I Designed En 3D Printed A Custom Pikachu Pegboard For My 4yo Daughter. It’s Great, Because No Matter What Colors She Decides To Use, It Always Looks Like A Pikachu And It Makes Her So Happy!”

26. “I Had To 3D Print This Just In Case!!”

27. “3D Printed Guitar Body Build”

28. “I Made A 1:3 Scale Batmobile 1989 For My 4 Years Old Son”

29. My dad wanted to show off his new figurine he just printed.

30. “A Moon Staff That I Made For My Renaissance Faire Costume This Year. Turns On By Hitting The Base Of The Staff On The Ground”

31. “I’m Printing Shang Chi’s 10 Rings With My Elegoo Mars Pro”

32. “I 3D Printed Matching Helmets For Myself And My Nub. ‘Don’t Talk To Me Or My Son Ever Again.’”

33. “Mid Century Beehive Lamp Fully 3D Printed Replica”

34. “I Built A Pool Cleaner From A Roomba”

35. “Can’t Decide If This Is Awesome Or Terrible…”

36. “Broke My Glasses Arms, Saved $200 By Printing Instead Of Replacing.”

37. “Someone Kept Drinking My Milk From The Office Fridge, So I’ve Made A Lock For The Milk Bottle”

38. “Just In Time For Halloween”

39. I want to get a pool but my wife said she couldn’t visualize how that would look in our backyard so I made these.

40. Tired of my cats trying to sleep on my PC

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