Have you always wanted your own personalized desk fan?
I'm sure you have, and today you can learn how,...with resources listed!
3-D printing has never kept you so cool!
Step 1: Print the Fan!
If you already have a 3D printer, or have access to one,...or want to pay someone like shapeways.com, then start by going to the following link: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:970875
Here you will find the file for this fan. You can adjust the total size of the print to better match your motor.
Here is the motor I am using: http://www.amazon.com/Tamiya-76005-Solar-Motor-02/...
Step 2: How to Power
You can see I also wrapped the motor with a cloth to prevent any vibrating.
I soldered the motor wires to a mini-usb female piece.
Like below a Qi charging fob is then plugged into the mini-usb.
I wanted to utilize Inductive Charging for this project, what is that? ?
You can find out more or purchase the inductive units at: http://www.qinside.us/
Well here is a small video:
Step 3: Personalize
Lastly I went onto my AutoDesk Inventor and created my personalized name plate.
Simply measure the opening where the motor was placed, create a circle and add text!