Intro: Overly-complicated Flower-box Jewelry Box
A few years ago I had this idea that my wife might appreciate a jewelry box as interesting and as complicated as some of the bits of jewelry she kept in it. every iteration got more complex and had more moving parts. the final version, that I decided to build, has about 1700 pieces, most of them moving. I designed it to be produced on a 3d-printer, and as you know, those are slow and take a lot of time to work. It's not nearly finished printing the parts, and assembly is slow, but here is a rendering of the finished project. If anyone wants to build it themselves, they can be my guest. The assembly is pretty straight forward.
the CAD files are in AutoCAD 2012 Student edition, but that only matters if you are printing images from the file. Remember, there's over 1700 parts, and I'm not done printing them myself.
I've uploaded the STLs here, and their print-quantities are in their filenames:
which means, there are quantity four of part03 in the STL, and you need to 3D-print the file 3 times to get the number you need for the assembly.
Also keep in mind that the fully assembled drawing file (with all 1700+ parts assembled) is just under 52MB in size, so downloads could take you a while depending on your connection type. It's available at this location:
If I remember right, there's also a smaller drawer array inside the petal flower. that's where all the jewelry goes.