Introduction: Rainbow Printing

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3d printing is becoming more widely used now, and I wanted to show a tip that i have picked up along the way while 3d printing. Printing in different colors is fun, but it takes a lot of time to switch the colors in and out and multi-color spool is expensive. This instructable shows how to "rainbow print" or print using different colors with only one spool.

Step 1: Sharpies

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Pick your favorite colors of sharpies out. you can pick as low as 3 or even go up to 20!

Step 2: Color Your Spool

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Next all you have to do is color your spool using the sharpies, you can change the amount of color, or how much they overlap and even the color!

Step 3: Print!

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Now just hit print! Your print will end up a blend of colors with no stopping and on the cheap!


peppypickle (author)2014-12-26

brilliant! love this!

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Bio: I'm into 3d design mainly on Autodesk inventor, I love to 3d print, and am currently working with arduino (kinda). Visit my site where ... More »
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