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Simple and Fun 3D Models to Print

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Here are a number of simple and fun 3D models to print with your own 3D printer or through a 3D printing service.

If you are looking for a fun, simple project to explore 3D printing, here are seven 3D models from Thingiverse that anyone can download and print. If you want to print these models or ones you build, definitely check out 3DHubs.com, an online service that makes it easy to find 3D printers nearby, both professional printers and 3D printers located at local schools, businesses, and elsewhere in your community. Prices and delivery times can vary greatly.

Train set

This train set 3D model is simple with clean lines and includes an engine car, coal car, and passenger car in addition to the track pieces and bridges. The set is perfect for children, train enthusiasts, or anyone looking to embark on a creative project. Keep it small or build the ultimate railroad.

Tool Stand

What better way to show your appreciation for Dad? With Father’s Day just around the corner, this tool stand makes a great project for anyone who thinks Dad should be a little more organized. To make it even more personal, derive a nameplate for this tool stand as seen in the next project.

Personalized Pencil Holder

This pen/pencil organizer 3D model is a fun addition to anyone’s workspace. A nameplate slides through the bottom to add personality and the font is customizable. This organizer works great for back-to-school time or as an office accessory.

 

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