Giant Pink Printable Gear Heart

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Giant Pink Printable Gear Heart

It’s Thing #16909 from faberdasher, directly enlarged from Thing #12208 by emmett (who is also a central node in the Thingiverse cube gears phenomenon). All of these complex bevel-geared kinetic sculptures can be traced back to the mechanical papercraft of Haruki Nakamura, which was, I believe, first adapted for fused-filament printing in Thing #4683 by Greg Frost.

4 thoughts on “Giant Pink Printable Gear Heart

  1. planthub says:

    how long it take to make this? is that expansive for the material?
    what is the machine that you use

  2. Odd Lots – Jeff Duntemann's Contrapositive Diary says:

    […] something you could give your geeky sweetie for Valentine’s Day next year: A giant pink 3-D printable heart made of gears. I can’t quite see enough of the mesh to know if the gears actually turn. Someone in the 3-D […]

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