I’ve always been a huge Legend of Zelda fan (my last instructable was a Majora’s Mask replica with flashing LEDs). Wanting to make my first 3D print, I used Tinkercad and started with something simple – a box/case. After looking through some saved items on Thingiverse, I wanted to try making a night light for my daughter (w/ a touch of my nerdiness). So, I ended up making a nightlight with rupee colors from A Link to the Past.
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