Printable pliers

3D Printing & Imaging
Printable pliers
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A pair of “light duty” pliers printed out on a MakerBot. I assume the emphasis here is on “light,” but still a cool design.

Update – FYI: The image is of a rendering of the pliers, not an actual image of printed pliers.

Light-Duty Pliers by Starno

6 thoughts on “Printable pliers

  1. Jonathan says:

    Starno on thingiverse tells us the picture is just a realistic render, not an actual print.
    Hopefully someone will print them soon :)

  2. Chris says:

    Here is a printed version posted on thingiverse. The user claims the pliers are functioning well!

    http://www.thingiverse.com/derivative:728

  3. morelightmorelight.com says:

    We live in a time where the folks at Make Magazine, very familiar with Makerbot, cannot tell the difference between the renders and the printed object.

    Given the high quality of the Make editors, this says something about the times we live in…

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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