I got it in my head to try a ‘simple bowl’ print, and generated the below model in Maya. It started out as NURBS, I slapped a lattice on it to get it into the desired shape, then converted it to polys for export. It’s about 4.5″ wide, 5.75″ deep, and 2.5″ high.
The final product I painted two-tone with spray-paint: The outer shell is a rubberized spray, I wanted to see how much it would ‘fill in’ the printing ridges. After four coats, it had just started too.
The inside was sprayed with a bright cherry red. None of the surfaces were sanded, but I think I’ll try that finishing method on the next one I print.
The whole thing took a bit over seven hours to print on my Makerbot Replicator.