Last Minute Mother’s Day Lego Flowers using 3D Printing

Moms usually love flowers and moms love Lego. Why not combine the love of both into an incredibly awesome Mother’s Day gift? Plus, while you’re at it, why not 3d print the largest Lego flower?

Big Lego Flower by tomvdb:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2222088

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Smaller Lego Flower:
– 25% scale
– 0.1mm layers
– 2 perimeters
– sliced in Prusa Slic3r
– All pieces printed at once on Prusa i3 mk2

Medium Lego Flowers
100% scale
– 0.2mm layers
– 3 perimeters
– sliced in Simplify3D
– Flowers printed on TAX6 using Matterhackers PRO PLA
– Stem printed on Prusa i3 mk2 using Filementum Silver

Large Lego Flower (World’s Large?)
– 250% scale
– 0.2mm layers
– 3 perimeters
– sliced in Simplify3D
– Flowers printed on TAZ6 using Matterhackers PRO PLA
– Stem printed on gMax 1.5XT+ using Makeshaper PLA and Makergeeks PLA.
– Each flower took just over 6 hours to print
– Stem took around 48 hours to print

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