Introduction: Starball

Gold star wrapped in Starball

Modeled in Rhino 5

3D printed in the Dimension SST1200es

Step 1:

Draw a 3 inch sphere

Step 2:

Draw a star using the polygon tool

Step 3:

Offset the star 1/4 inch

Step 4:

Extrude the stars tapered 1/4 inch at 30 degrees

Step 5:

Create a reference plane

Step 6:

Flow the star onto the sphere using the flow along surface tool

Step 7:

Mirror the star to create a back

Step 8:

Create a torus for a hanging ring

Step 9:

Export as .STL

Step 10:


Step 11:

Dissolve the support material

Step 12:


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    3 Discussions

    This looks great printed out! What kind of a printer did you use?

    Pretty sure this isn't even printable...

    Wow, this is one of my favorites! Great work and thanks for including the .stl file