Wanted Objects

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This page collects suggestions for useful things for a RepRap machine to make. If you are a designer and wish to help out the project, pick something from this list, design and test it - then add it to the List of available files and remove it from here.


Mechanical components

  • Gears and GearTrains
  • Tracks and bogies
  • Wheels Systems enclosures
  • Battery boxes for standard battery sizes
  • Pulley Wheels and Blocks
  • Gaskets
  • Chain
  • Knobs
  • Handwheels
  • Electrical Terminal Blocks
  • Knife Switch Parts
  • Van Allen Geiger Counter
  • Bearings

RepRap 3D Printer

  • RepRapSlurryHead
  • Recycler and Filament Extruder

RepRap Associated Technology

  • CameraScanningHead
  • TouchProbeScanningHead
  • Generic keypad

Fabrication Tools

  • Laser Cutter
  • Large CNC router

Home Improvement Items

  • Outlet Cover
  • Light Switch Cover
  • Electrical Outlet Box
  • Child Safety Plug for electrical outlet
  • Plastic Light Switch spacers for outlet boxes
  • Threaded wire nuts
  • Plastic drywall fasteners
  • Plastic C-clamps
  • Decorative light bulb covers for electric fans
  • Plastic elctric cord hole covers for desk/cube worksurfaces
  • Plastic end caps for clothes hangers
  • Electric conduit connectors (elbow and tee)
  • Drain pipe connectors
  • Drain pipe end caps
  • Flat plastic fence for a garden
  • Screw on loops for hanging hollow tools that already have threaded ends
  • Door stops

Home Improvement Tools

  • Ruler
  • T-Square
  • Architect's 3 sided ruler
  • Level (just add water, requires clear plastic)
  • Fly swatter
  • Salad tongs

Architecture, construction and prototyping

  • A scaled model of cities, such as London, for design and planning puposes

Childrens Toys

  • Whistle and ball for the Whistle
  • Kazoo
  • Hollow Plastic Pins and Bowling Ball that with screw on caps for filling with water.
  • Poker Chips
  • Dice of different sizes (6 sided, 8 sided, 10, 12, 20, 4, etc)
  • Chess Set
  • Checkers (different faces on each side, so you can tell when it has been 'kinged')
  • Generic playing piece pawns to replace the lost pieces in other games (with variations? like Monopoly pieces)
  • Stackable playing pieces (like Trouble) for games that require that.
  • Juggling balls--hollow, filled, solid
  • Juggling clubs--hollow one piece
  • Golf tee
  • Wiffle ball
  • Frisbee
  • Holla hoops (on a really big RepRap!)
  • Paddle blades
  • Rubik's cube
  • Pentomino set
  • Toy Tea Set
  • Toy Plates, Cups, Bowls, etc.

Adult toys

  • Dildo
  • Butt plug


  • Klein bottle

Useful Items

Simple household Items

  • Plates
  • Cutlery
  • Protective cases (eg Phone, Glasses)
  • Tupperware and other containers
  • Rulers
  • Bottles
  • Coat hanger
  • Rope
  • Vase
  • Clothes pin (just add spring)
  • Ice tray
  • Coasters
  • Pretty Display pieces for holiday parties.
  • Measuring Cups and Spoons
  • Fly Swatter
  • Pet Dish (various sizes - with support for big dogs so they don't have to squat to eat/drink)

More complex / functional household items