Introduction: COVID-19 HOOK
I made a hook that you use to push elevator buttons, open doors... etc, to minimize you touching public objects.
- Plain White Printer Paper
- Black Sharpie
- Google Photos Account
Step 2: Drawing My Shape
I made this 3D printed hook by first drawing a rough draft of what it might look like.
I did this by using a pencil and changing the shape to my liking by erasing parts and redrawing them. Then I filled my shape in with a sharpie.
Step 3: Uploading & Modifying My Image
I took a picture of my drawing and uploaded it to google photos. (My sure you take an image with at least a decent resolution.
Then I modified it by clicking the edit icon on the menu in the top right corner.
I clicked the crop and cropped my image so only my object and some excess paper on the sides were visible.
Then, I clicked the parameters icon out of the 3 different menu icons.
I set the Light To MAX, The Color to MIN and the Pop to MIN
I pressed the down arrow on the light option, and set the Highlights, Exposure, Contrast, Whites, and Blacks to MAX, and put Shadows and Vignette at Minimum.
Then I moved on to color and made the saturation and warmth MIN while leaving the rest the same.
I clicked done and downloaded my modified image.
You should have an image clear of shadows and should be a Black and White image.
Step 4: Image to SVG
Open the image converter: https://www.online-convert.com/
and in the box that says image converter, select SVG out of the list of formats. You will be redirected to the appropriate page automatically.
Upload your new and modified image. Then select monochrome, Leave the rest the same and click the 2nd Convert Button. Then after a few seconds, your image will be in SVG format, Click download.
Step 5: Uploading the SVG to Tinkercad
Open Tinker Cad, Log in (or Sign up if you have not yet done so), Create a new design, and click import. Select your SVG file and import it. Once you've imported your SVG you should have a 3d model! Resize accordingly, Fix imperfections, and click export, click STL and download. You have completed your 3D model!
Step 6: DONE!
Congratulations on creating your 3D COVID 19 Hook. Attached are stl files of my own. These are the final 2 hooks I made.
To view them, import them into a new tinkercad project!
Stay Safe and healthy!
Participated in the
"Can't Touch This" Family Contest