First design

I’ve just got a 3D printer and getting started on my own designs.

I’d be grateful for any tips, tricks and pointers on this design:

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Looks good. Not really sure what sort of improves you could make. I’ve heard that you can improve surface finish on the top layer by printing a single uninterrupted layer (ie print a single layer over the holes), but I’m not sure how important the surface finish is on a piece like this. The single layer can easily be broken by just pushing the screws through. Another hint you probably don’t need for this piece would be that you can improve the strength of the part by printing it solid and drilling the holes after printing. Both are probably a bit of overkill for a clip like this.

Looks sweet, I will be printing some when I get my printer. Just in time to hang my Christmas [email protected]!