This is a 3D printable model of a nutcracker in the shape of the droid BB-8 from the Star Wars. His head screws in which cracks the nut inside his body.
The lid contains small holes for optional rectangular magnets (3×2.5x1mm). But you might prefer to print it without the lid for quicker access to the hole. You can display him turned arround where the hole isn’t visible.
The download contains parts of the model ready to be 3D printed on a 200 mm print bed. All parts are placed on the print bed as we would print them to save you time.
At 100% scale the model’s dimensions are approximately:
Width 70 mm
Length 70 mm
Height 100 mm
It’s sized mainly for cracking walnuts.
3D PRINTING SETTINGS
This model has to be stronger than regular prints so it can crack the nuts without breaking so we suggest using these settings:
Layer height 0.2 mm
Infill 30 – 40%
For parts that are tall but have a small base, we use a 10 mm brim for better bed adhesion.
We try to make the models in a way that uses as little support material as possible.
You can leave the model as it is or you can paint it like you see in the photos.
In case you will paint the model, we recommend excluding the bolt and thread for smoother and easier use. The first few screws might be difficult before the bolt settles in.
Printing settings will vary greatly depending on your specific printer.
Do you like the model and don’t have a 3D printer? There are lots of people who offer 3D printing services these days. Try searching for someone who offers them in your area.
This fan-made model was brought to life by 3Demon. We are a group of modeling and 3d printing enthusiasts based in Prague, Czech Republic. We’ve been making 3D printable models for more than a decade. We make a lot of cosplay accessories but we also make all sorts of interesting 3D models. You can join our community or just look at more of our creations here: https://3d-mon.com/links/