Introduction: Expandable Succulent Planter
Hello, and welcome to my first Instructable. This project is designed for 3D printing so there won't be that many steps to follow.
The main idea with this design, is that you can insert existing pots into the planter. So that there is no need for messy re-potting. It is a closed design, so it won't drip water on your table, or make a mess at all. additional planters(slices) can be added as needed. If you have only 1 plant of a certain species, or 4, 5, 10....all the way to 12. So that your succulent collection can be displayed properly. Of course you can plant anything in it you want! In my case I am going to use it for succulents.
Step 1: Scaling and Sizing
I will upload the file from "Autodesk Fusion 360" so that it is easy to modify and scale should you wish to.
If you have any questions about the design, or have any issues, please let me know in the comments. I am not very experienced with 3D printing, and the designing thereof yet.
As it is currently, the planter can accommodate a 70mm diameter pot as that is what I have my succulents in. However it can be scaled to whatever size you desire (and are capable of printing).
Step 2: Adding More Units.
Here you can see what it looks like when more units are attached to one another. I chose to use the triangles for attaching the units together, as they are easy to design and keeps it all really simple.
Thanks for reading.