When you have a 3D printer at home, you love releasing your creative genie and searching for incredible 3D printing ideas. And how good it is when, in addition to your endless inspiration, you have a list of the 100 useful, cute, fantastic, outstanding and must-have 3D printer projects to make.
When a budget 3D printer appears in the house, the question immediately arises, ‘What to 3D print?’ But, of course, we know the answer to this question. And we have already prepared a super selection of STL files for you with the cool things to 3D print in 2022.
The fantastic Middle-earth world created by Tolkien has long gone beyond the pages of books and screen scenes. Today, every LOTR fan can recreate their favourite fictional scenes in the backyard using a 3D printer. Annie Moberg, for example, 3D printed Lord of the Rings action figures, Hobbit miniatures and statues to exhibit in her driveway in Sweden. The impressive diorama with cool 3D prints attracts much attention. It can be visited by you even if you live in another corner of the world.
Noble, honest and just, Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius became a hero of his time. And now he can become the hero of your collection of models and figures printed on a 3D printer. Arnd Dorn’s project can inspire you to new hobby exploits. This gifted enthusiast turned the STL files of the Gladiator 3D model for printing into a colourful figurine that can decorate any home.
One of the coolest fictional universes ever created, Star Wars, has millions of fans worldwide. The hobby of collecting the best Star Wars models and super-detailed ships is ongoing, although it is often a real challenge to find the rare collectable pieces. Having a 3D printer at home makes this task very easy. After all, with the help of high-quality STL files, you can explore the coolest Star Wars 3D print ideas and breathe life into your favourite spaceships and figures.
The sentient, living autonomous robots that started as a toy series in the 1980s have become iconic characters ever since. They excite millions of minds – fans of toys, films, comic books, video games and 3D printing technology. Since the Autobots and the Decepticons can transform into other forms, such as vehicles, they look great as 3D printed Transformers projects. Find a fantastic Gambody’s selection of STL files you can 3D print to turn into life-like Transformers along with beautiful photos of finished models.
Fans of kaiju films rank Godzilla as the number 1 most iconic monster ever created. This big sea monster can be a part of your 3D printed collection if you also love kaiju characters, watched numerous Godzilla movies and enjoy the 3D printing hobby. A talented Gambody enthusiast, Kenny Kurtz, has already made a realistic 3D printed bust of Godzilla 2000 with LED lights. And he is happy to share his unique experience with anyone interested in painting 3D prints.
When you are a 3D printing enthusiast and fall in love with your hobby, you can devote many hours a week to learning, practising and sharing your knowledge with others. Two Gambody hobbyists, James Rooke and Michael Webb, started an impressive YouTube 3D printing channel with useful information. Here, they explain some 3D printing basics, review affordable 3D printers and showcase their fantastic models.
Fans of the 1972 crime film The Godfather who enjoy 3D printing can add an impressive Don Vito Corleone figure to their collection. While painting human faces could be a real challenge, you can follow the tips shared by Gambody enthusiast Garry Ogden. As if he waved his magic wand, this talented maker brought to life a realistic Godfather 3D print that resembles the famous movie character so much.
DC Comics universe has millions of fans from across the globe. Characters created by this famous comic book publisher become impressive 3D printing toys and collectables. DC Comics Batman statue and figure are one of the most iconic heroic characters in this universe. There are many great Batman 3D printing models to craft, and each one deserves your attention.
3D printing crafters are very talented, hardworking, and patient people who are in love with their hobby. They spend many hours producing impressive 3D prints, and peering into their projects and lifestyle can inspire you. Joe Broggio is one of the crafters who enjoy 3D printing. We are happy to share our interview with this talented American enthusiast and show you some fantastic photographs of his 3D printed Godzilla figure and other works.
Over 44 million people from 170+ countries who watched Game of Thrones fell in love with the TV series characters. No wonder that the release of A Song of Ice and Fire miniatures game in 2018 gained momentum popularity. And today, as more 3D printers become affordable, enthusiasts can craft their beloved characters and accessories for wargame gameplay or personal collection. So, get inspired by the fantastic Game of Thrones 3D print ideas.