3D Printing Hack: Filament-Splicing for Printing in Two Colors

This Baobab Lamp, named for a tree species with a chunky trunk, is by Japanese brand New Craft House.

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Looking at it closely, it’s obvious that the lamp is 3D-printed.

However, less obvious is that it’s printed in one shot, on a single-filament FDM 3D printer. The two-tone scheme is accomplished by splicing the filaments at just the right point:

If you’re curious about that device they used to measure the filament…

…it’s the Tokyo Nihos Handy Measure.

Source: core77

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