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This is a later version of a vase I designed earlier, which had no design on it's surface.
The STL file is rather big, so I've reduced it to a ZIP file. It's still a big download.
The overall height is around 200mm.

Materials and methods

All the vases of this design that I've printed so far have been made from home-made ABS or ASA filament.

I usually treat the insides of these vases with acetone, as this tends to seal any leaks. Be careful not to use too much (just pour a little in, swirl it around to coat all inside surfaces, then pour out the excess and leave to dry in a well-ventilated area) as too much can cause the vase to warp. I recommend taping over the top of the vase neck, as the acetone can cause white-ish marks. Remove the tape after the excess acetone has been tipped out.

Supports should not be needed, although you need to keep the layers close together at the overhangs. If you use Simplify3D (as I do) it's possible to make the layers closer together in just the overhang area (and use cooling).

My vases have been printed using a modified Rostock Max V2. Using an enclosure around the printer helps to prevent the vase splitting.
I've been using a 0.6mm nozzle.
I've not tried PLA for these vases, as the acetone trick wouldn't work with PLA.


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    Vase Grass
    ZIP  –  110 mb
    Version 1 - Mar 23, 2021


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    65b469e01cd3e74dae3e5f2ddc324327?default=blank&size=40michelcmorel added this to the 3D print collection ago
    3215e9d00ab41427c62e51ef11f7df68?default=blank&size=40al9000 closed issue Vase ago
    7ad40ef4a43eb985b31f576f626e38df?default=blank&size=40Doniya Antony created issue Vase ago
    3215e9d00ab41427c62e51ef11f7df68?default=blank&size=40al9000 published this design ago