Introduction: 3d Print a CD Case With Your Favorite Logo

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3d print quickly and easily your own CD case with your favorite logo on.

Perfect for gifts and mixtapes!

There are two options: One with booklet space and a slimmer one.

The heights are 1,27cm for the bigger one and 1,12cm for the slim case.

PS. In the photos the case is made of Wood PLA filament.

Step 1: Import Your Favorite Logo to Cura and Convert Image to 3d

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1) Drag and drop your picture in Cura Software and insert the preferred displacement height (negative values for engraved results) and width of your picture.

Step 2: Save Your File to *.stl Binary Form

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2) Save your 3d photo.

Step 3: Edit the Logo in Rhino3d

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3) Open the *.stl file from Cura.

Explode the mesh and delete the bottom and side faces.

Step 4: Add the Logo Surface to the "CDCase_upper_blank.stl"

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4) Centre the logo surface on top of the CD cover and create a rectangle that includes the logo limits.

Step 5: Split the CD Cover at the Logo Limits

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5) Extrude the rectangle until it surpasses the CD cover and perform MeshBooleanSplit.

Step 6: Join the 2 Meshes

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6) Move the logo to fill the cutted surface and perform Join.

You can now save the edited 3d surface to a preferred name.

Step 7: 3d Print Your CD Case!

Import your files in your slicer and 3d print !

Comments

zposner (author)2017-01-01

The final 3d printed lart looks great.

PaulOhoO (author)zposner2017-01-02

Thank you zposner! You can 3d print it and post your own case!

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