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October 12, 2017 AT 6:00 am

Voronoi Tealight #3DPrinting #3DThursday

3D Printed Easy Print Voronoi Tealight Candle Holder by LukeK Pinshape

LukeK designed this project and shared it on pinshape!

Summary Note: This project was not intended to be used with a real tealight – plastic and fire does not mix well so I strongly recommend you go and get an LED tealight with a flickering effect. They are super cheap to buy.

I have been meaning to have a go at my own Voronoi style tea light holder for some time. I am pretty happy with it! And once I got my head around how to go about creating it I only spent an hour on this project. I made a few tweaks to the design to ensure that it prints well (voronoi can be a nightmare on my budget 3D printer). But here are some tips: The design prints without supports, infill shouldn’t matter but I used 100% as there wasn’t much in it. The lower you set the layer height the better the print will be. I had mine at .2 and it printed perfectly. I also recommend slow printing speeds of around 30mm/s.

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