3D Printing, Christmas, Programming

Today’s Functional Print: Christmas Light Clips

In today’s “’tis the season to be printing” news, I’ve printed replacement Christmas light clips.

single-clip

They took about half an hour to model in OpenSCAD, and each one can print in only three minutes. Their exact design appears to be unique to the decoration that they came from, but these very similar clips sell for $2.99 for a pack of 100, so each clip has a retail value of about three cents.

The clips are being used to attach lights to these festive holiday deer:

deer

Here’s a closeup:

deer-clip-closeup

Let’s play “Find the original clip!” It’s in there somewhere.

batch-of-clips

The OpenSCAD script and STL file are available on GitHub.

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