Five Intersecting Tetrahedra – Outdoor Ornament

Can I print a solid, interesting, and decent quality large scale ornament suitable for outdoor use during the holidays?

I used an ornament design that was provided with built in supports, which made sense for the complex geometry. I scaled up the print to 175% of original, with a final print size of 148mm x 147mm x 122.5mm.

The print is a little rough – the pre-fit supports weren’t designed for a print at 175% scale, so there is some drooping filament, and the attachment points for the supports don’t separate cleanly. But it’s still clean enough when viewed at a distance, and will fit (scale wise) with other outdoor ornaments we have.

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