Adafruit’s Top Ten 3D Printed Projects on Thingiverse of 2021 #AdafruitTopTen

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Here’s a look at our Top Ten 3D Printed Projects on Thingiverse for 2021! We can’t wait to see what’s in store for 2022!

10) Raspberry Pi YouTube Radio Player

Raspberry Pi YouTube Radio Player by adafruit Thingiverse

Build a lofi YouTube Radio Player with the Raspberry Pi and Adafruit’s BrainCraft HAT! 3D Printed case houses the electronics and features a built in speaker and display!

9) CNC Milling Keycaps

CNC Milling Keycaps by adafruit Thingiverse

CNC Milling Keycaps in Wood – YouTube Video

Learn Guide Tutorial:

In this video, I’ll show you how to machine these keycaps in different types of wood. These DSA profile keycaps are fully symmetrical and feature a slightly concave top surface.

8) Raspberry Pi 4 B VHS Tape Case

Raspberry Pi 4 B VHS Tape Case by adafruit Thingiverse
3D printed snap fit case for the Raspberry Pi 4 model B. No screws required. Top cover snap fits. Dedicated slot for the microSD card. The top cover is inspired by VHS cassette tapes.

7) Raspberry Pi Pico Lego Case

Raspberry Pi Pico Lego Case by adafruit Thingiverse

Our LEGO compatible mount features studs that fit standard bricks or base plates. It features built in standoffs so you can snap fit the Raspbbery Pi Pico right on top.

Our 3D printed enclosure features two switches. These can be used for projects that need user buttons or a reset button.

6) Macropad RP2040 Case

Macropad RP2040 Case by adafruit Thingiverse

This enclosure for the Adafruit Macropad RP2040 can be used flat on your desk (recommend adding rubber bump-on feet) or with optional aluminum keyboard feet.

Made for the Ableton Live Macropad Launcher project, but can be used for anything you like. Includes cutouts for USB port and STEMMA QT/reset button.

5) TVA Time Stick from Loki

TVA Time Stick from Loki by adafruit Thingiverse

Build a Time Baton inspired prop from the Disney+ series Loki. Use a Feather M4 and PropMaker FeatherWing with CircuitPython to make a motion activated prop with lights and sounds!

Different sounds are triggered depending on threshold and the LED changes brightness and color!

4) Guardian Robot Terrako – Hyrule Warriors

TVA Time Stick from Loki by adafruit Thingiverse

Magnetic Shoulder Robot

Our companion robot sits on your shoulder with a magnetic plate and metal backing hidden underneath.

This little robot is powered by Circuit Python! Connect with a USB cable to update the code and recharge the battery!

3) Green Goblin Pumpkin Prop Bomb

Green Goblin Pumpkin Prop Bomb by adafruit Thingiverse

Use the built-in LEDs on the Circuit Playground Bluefruit and an additional NeoPixel ring on the back to illuminate on both sides of the ornament!

The 3D printed shell fits over our 6cm DIY ornament with a printed mount to hold the Circuit Playground Bluefruit and 16 NeoPixel ring.

2) MacroPad Print-In-Place Stand

MacroPad Print In Place Stand by adafruit Thingiverse

This is a print-in-place stand for the Adafruit MacroPad RP2040. Use 4x M3 x 6mm screws to secure the PCB to the stand. The hinged handle works as a kick stand to prop up the MacroPad.

1) Darksaber

Darksaber by adafruit Thingiverse

Find out how to build your own Darksaber using 3D printed parts and electronics from Adafruit! This features motion-activated lights and sounds using the PropMaker Wing. It also uses BLE to wirelessly change the color using your mobile phone! Get the parts and follow the guide to make your own.

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