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Vented and Drained Succulent Planter #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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Shared by cgpena on Thingiverse:

Small succulent planter with built-in drainage, ventilation and water distribution features.
Designed to print without support. The maze-looking surface sits on top of a water tunnel that distributes the water around the circle (not that you really need to distribute water in something this small, but I like the way it looks and works). The cover is optional and serves to protect the water maze from clogging with soil during planting (thanks to @Kwaad2 for the idea). The cover should also print without support, though you might have to flip it around in the slicer.

The slits/windows around the sides and bottom let excess water out and air in (succulents like well drained soil).

The print in the pictures is printed in PLA, sanded a bit, stained and sanded a bit again.

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