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45 Coolest Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print

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by Tyler Koslow
September 11, 2017

Get ready to raise your game. Here are the best Nintendo Switch mods you can 3D print for your shiny new console. This Joy ain't no Con.

In March 2017, Nintendo released their latest and greatest games console, the Nintendo Switch. It’s a popular piece of kit, but the hardware design has room for improvement.

With this in mind, the 3D printing community has created a huge range of custom mods to enhance the functionality of the Switch. We’ve scoured through content repositories like Thingiverse, Cults3D and MyMiniFactory to find the most useful Nintendo Switch mods to hit the 3D printing landscape.

Using a desktop 3D printer or a service, having these items made should be child’s play. Did we miss any of your favorite designs? Lets us know in the comments below, and we’ll add them in a future update.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joy-Con Drink Holder

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? You’re going to need some refreshment for those long gaming sessions. Stash a can of soda or beer inbetween your Joy-Cons to slake your thirst.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? It’s pretty self explanatory; it holds your drink and Joy-Cons in one tidy package.

Difficulty level? Easy to print, but it’s a biggie depending on the quality settings of your printer.

Who made it? David Hensley

Where can you find it? You can download the Joy-Con Drink Holder from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Single Hand Joy-Con Adapter

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This is a Joy-Con adapter so you can interact with the Switch one-handed.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This adapter was developed specially for a disabled gamer with the use of one hand. Placing the Joy and the Con at right angles to each other makes it easier to use (with a bit of practice).

Difficulty level? Easy to print, lightweight and practical.

Who made it? Julio Vazquez

Where can you find it? You can download the Single Hand Joy-Con Adapter from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print One-Hand Joy-Con Adapter

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? Another Joy-Con adapter to enable one-handed gamers to play the Nintendo Switch.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This is second design for disabled gamers with the use of only one hand. This version also has a neat little toggle for the left bumper. The backside has a Legend of Zelda motif.

Difficulty level? Easy to print, but with seven pieces some assembly will be required.

Who made it? Juan Vazquez

Where can you find it? You can download the One-Hand Joy-Con Adapter from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Zaku Dock Mod

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A dock mod with built-in circuitry that prevents scratches on the Switch screen.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This 3D printable stand was designed to prevent damage to the Switch screen. It also is made with OEM hardware in mind, allowing for modding within the stand. Strong and durable, this accessory can be easily transported and will protect your precious console.

Difficulty level? An easy project that should be printed on its side with support material to promote maximum strength.

Who made it? Scorpok

Where can you find it? The Zaku Nintendo Switch Dock Mod can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joy-Con Holder with Storage Room

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printable Joy-Con controller holder designed in the fashion of Super Mario’s tube. It even comes with an 8-bit Mario on top.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? One of the most creative Nintendo Switc mods on our list, this DIY Joy-Con controller holder is Super Mario-themed, and is also extremely functional. The inside of the tube is open for storage, allowing you to store headphones, game cartridges, and more.

Difficulty level? An easy, support-free print, but takes around 300 minutes to complete. If you want to stay true to the legend of Super Mario, you should probably use some green PLA for the tube.

Who made it? Fotis Mint

Where can you find it? The Mario Themed Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Holder with Storage Room can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joy-Con & Knuckles

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? The 3D printable Joycon & Knuckles is a grip add-on for the Joy-Con controllers.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Not only will this Nintendo Switch accessory give you an advantage when the fighting game ARMS comes out, it also provides a comfortable grip. Get ready to out brawl your opponents with these DIY brass knuckle attachments for the Joy-Con controller. 

Difficulty level? An easy print that can be created without the supports if desired. There’s also a design with supports to ensure a better fit for your knuckles. The print takes around 156 minutes to complete.

Who made it? Tokytome

Where can you find it? You can download the Joycon & Knuckles from Cults3D.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joy-Con Wheel Pro

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printable Joy-Con Wheel to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Not much. It’s just a prop to amplify the giddy excitement of racing against mushrooms, dragons, plumbers and princesses on a psychedelic rainbow road.

Difficulty level? Easy, support-free, but a bit time-consuming to print. The photo above was printed in EUmakers Blue Sugared Almonds PLA filament, with 20% infill and a 0.1 mm layer height.

Who made it? HELDER L. SANTOS 

Where can you find it? This Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Wheel Pro can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Guardian Stand

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This DIY Nintendo Switch holder was created for Zelda lovers who want to display their console and fandom at the same time. The design is inspired by the Guardian character featured in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Prop up your Nintendo Switch, or even your smartphone and tablet, with the flare of a diehard Zelda fan. This 3D printable Nintendo Switch stand isn’t made for portability, rather it’s a decorative home or office accessory.

Difficulty level? Intermediate, mainly due to the lengthy 20 to 25 hour print time. It’s advised to use some infill for this print, mainly to provide additional robustness and strength. The available files include the parts already assembled or individual, so any size print bed can be used.

Who made it? Jadrian Ejercito 

Where can you find it? The Guardian Stand is available for download via MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Mini Docking Station

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A small, 3D printable dock for the Nintendo Switch console.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do?  While the Nintendo Switch itself is quite compact, many users have qualms with the bulky stand that comes with it. There are many Nintendo Switch mods to solve this problem, but this mini docking station is one of the smallest and most useful of the bunch. This DIY dock has a HDMI output on the back, and comes in a simple and sleek design.

Difficulty level? Expert. This print will require some post-processing and electronic assembly, the instructions can be found here. There print time is around 360 minutes.

Who made it? Elroy Andela 

Where can you find it? The Mini Nintendo Switch Docking Station can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Ergo Pro Handle

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printable grip attachment for the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? The component can be equipped to your controller, allowing for enhanced grip and increased comfort while gaming. The one downside to this accessory is that it covers up the Joy-Con’s two shoulder buttons, which are required for select games. If you need access to these shoulder buttons, keep on scrolling down our list!

Difficulty level? Easy, support-free, and also has a quick print time.

Who made it? HELDER L. SANTOS 

Where can you find it? You can download the Ergo Pro Handle from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joy-Con Wizard Accessory

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? Looking to show off the magic of your Nintendo Switch console? What better way to do so than by disguising your Joy-Con controller as a magic wand.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This 3D printable Harry Potter-esque is created for the 1-2 Switch Wizard mini-game, allowing you to cast spells on your friends in a fantastical way. This Joy-Con accessory easily attaches and transforms your controller into a magic wand, making the Switch Wizard mini-game even more enjoyable.

Difficulty level? Easy and support-free print that takes only 120 to 180 minutes. If your 3D printer is capable of supporting 20cm height, this design can be printed in one piece. The wand is also available in two pieces for those with a smaller printer.

Who made it? Fotis Mint

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Wizard Accessory can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Arcade Cabinet

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This lets you play your arcade game classics with style.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? If you are looking for a Nintendo Switch stand extraordinaire, look no further. Print the case, insert the Switch from the top and start that classic NEO GEO game. You can also add some decals or even 2D printed game motives to the case.

Difficulty It is a four-part print, so this Nintendo Switch mod should be easy to accomplish. There are no buttons on the case itself, so no soldering is required.

Who made it? Shigeryu

Where can you find it? Download it for $14 at Cults 3D.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Zelda Joy-Con Accessory

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A Joy-Con controller holder with a Zelda theme.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? You can print this “Z” shaped accessory to hold your Joy-Con controllers in the style of Zelda. The design even comes with optional “gems” that you can snap into place. This is one of the coolest Nintendo Switch mods to own.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. This fun print seems relatively quick to print, but requires support structures.

Who made it? Martin Moore

Where can you find it? The Zelda Switch Joy-Con Accessory can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Adjustable Stand

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This stand might not be based off of any famous Nintendo titles, but it offers functionality like no other DIY entry on the list.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This is a 3D printable Switch holder that is completely adjustable to meet the height that suits you. The stand elevates high enough to allow charging during playing, and is also portable in size.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. This accessory requires support on the holder.stl component, and it’s recommended to print the pin component on its side. The example above is printed at 0.2 mm layer height with an infill of 15 per cent. The estimated print time is between 270 and 320 minutes.

Who made it? Tim

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch – Adjustable Stand can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Zelda-Inspired Joy-Con Holder

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A DIY Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller holder, designed with the famous triforce emblem from Zelda.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Prove your undying fandom, for starters. This design is equipped with a lanyard holder, allowing for hands-free transportation. This particular model was produced to fit the controller snugly, accounting for the everyday wear and tear that comes with constant use.

Difficulty level? Relatively easy to print, but requires proper calibration due to tolerances put on the model. The holder pictured above is printed in PLA at a 0.1mm layer height. No support is recommended to allow for proper airflow. The print takes around 260 minutes to complete.

Who made it? Brent Ed 

Where can you find it? This Zelda-Inspired Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Holder can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Alternate Dock

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printable dock for the Nintendo Switch.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This tastefully designed dock offers a personalized and more compact alternative to the one that comes with the Nintendo Switch. Using all of the parts from the original dock, this model is a perfect option for those who are unhappy with the stock dock provided by Nintendo.

Difficulty level? Intermediate and support-free print. This model comes in separate parts and requires eight machine screws, a piece of felt, and the components from the original Switch dock.

Who made it? Jedidiah

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Alternate Dock can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Controller Accessory

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? An attachable accessory to enhance the use of the Joycon controller.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Similar to the Ergo Pro Handle, this accessory provides a comfortable curved grip for improved controller handles. Additionally, this 3D model also includes access to the two shoulder buttons, as well as a hole for lanyard attachment.

Difficulty level? Easy, support-free, and also quick print time.

Who made it? Martin Moore

Where can you find it? You can download the Switch Controller Accessory from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Portable Charging Stand

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? Charge your Nintendo Switch on the go with this portable stand.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? The portable stand allows gamers to charge their Nintendo Switch in a more portable and compact fashion. This 3D printable accessory is optimal for users who want to play in portable mode and charge their Switch simultaneously, which the official dock doesn’t support.

Difficulty level? Easy to print, quick print time, but also requires support structure.

Who made it? Reece Byrne

Where can you find it? You can download the Nintendo Switch Portable Charing Stand from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Attachable Grip

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printable grip for the Joy-Con controllers when they’re attached to the Nintendo Switch console.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This DIY accessory is ideal for gamers who want to keep their Joy-Cons attached to the Switch while maintaining a comfortable grip. This attachable mod is meant to sit between the controllers and console, giving you a good grip while playing on the go.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. The print is support-free but will take around 330 minutes and might require sanding for the slot region.

Who made it? Brandon Mott

Where can you find it? The Attachable Grip can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Mario Hat

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This simple 3D printable stand comes in the form of Mario’s famous red hat, allowing you to set your Nintendo Switch right on top of a famous artifact.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This DIY hat stand is designed to hold the Nintendo Switch in place. Those who prefer his brother Luigi or even Wario can redesign the logo and print in green or purple.

Difficulty level? Easy to print, no supports necessary, and takes around 480 minutes to complete. For the logo, the creator suggests laying it back on the print bed and adding supports for good measure.

Who made it? Forrest D. Ross

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Mario Hat is available to download via MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Accessory Box

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This 3D printable accessory box to help store all of the little components.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? The Accessory Box is a mini-case adorned with the Nintendo Switch logo. You can store cables, headphones, Joy-Con accessories, or anything else that fits. It can be scaled to allow for more or less room. There are also optional circles that can be added to really add liveliness to the design.

Difficulty level? Easy. This is a quick and support-free print.

Who made it? Martin Moore

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Accessory Box can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Pro Controller Wall Hook Mount

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This 3D printable Wall Hook Mount is designed to let gamers hang their Nintendo Switch Pro Controller from the wall. The hooks are placed at a 45-degree angle, allowing you to display that controller while also showcasing the official Switch logo located on the base plate.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Showcase your Nintendo Switch Pro Controller on your wall with pride. This DIY Wall Hook Mount is only meant to hold the Pro Controller model.

Difficulty level? An easy print that takes just 75 minutes to produce. Simply print the hook component twice along with one mounting base plate, which already has the Switch logo ingrained into it.

Who made it? Nathaniel Little

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Wall Hook Mount can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Stand Mobile Charging Dock

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? Charge and hold your Switch on the go with this simple and effective Nintendo Switch Stand Mobile Charging Dock.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This 3D printable accessory can be used as a standalone or clipped to an anchor.

Difficulty level? An easy and support-free print that only takes around 140 minutes to complete. This model should be printed standing vertically.

Who made it? Matt Gleason

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Stand Mobile Charging Dock can be downloaded Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Switchbox Travel Case

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A neatly functional travelling case for the Nintendo Switch console.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? If you’re looking for a multi-faceted case to store your Nintendo Switch, look no further. This durable DIY accessory will keep your gaming system safe while also providing storage for up to four game cartridges.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. Some of the files require support structures, as well as post-assembly.

Who made it? Patrick Gaston

Where can you find it? The Switchbox can be downloaded from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Sheikah Slate Shell

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A Zelda-themed protective shell for Nintendo Switch device.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This Zelda-themed Sheikah case will protect your Switch and express how big of a fanboy you are. The print is specially designed with the ports and vents open.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. Depending on the size of your print bed, you might need to print this design in two parts. The print time is a whopping 1140 minutes, so prepare to keep your printer running for awhile!

Who made it? Ryan Rubrico 

Where can you find it? The Sheikah Slate Shell can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Ergonomic Controller Mushroom and Star

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? The 3D printable Nintendo Switch Ergonomic Controller Mushroom and Star is a Joy-Con controller holder with a Super Mario theme.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Similar to the Zelda-inspired controller holder, this print is made to hold the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller. The design includes a star and mushroom from Nintendo’s historic Super Mario saga. Just like the Zelda-style model, this model is equipped with a lanyard holder.

Difficulty level? Another relatively easy and support-free print. The holder itself is printed at .1mm layer height, while face of the mushroom and the star’s eyes should be printed at .05mm.  This print takes around 300 minutes to complete.

Who made it? Brent Ed

Where can you find it? This Nintendo Switch Ergonomic Controller Mushroom can be download from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joy-Con Boxing Gloves

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A Joy-Con holder in the shape of a boxing glove.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Give your new gaming console a fighting edge with this 3D printable boxing mitt.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. This print is rather large, and prints in around 400 minutes.

Who made it? Felix

Where can you find it? You can download the STL files for this model from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Grip "ComfyCon"

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A special Joy-Con dock created for those with silicone or other sleeves, which are unable to be attached to the original controller dock.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do?  While the original Joy-Con dock works well for the controllers, it’s not made to hold the silicone sleeve grips properly. So, one designer remixed the Con U V2 by artobot to create an optimal dock for his controllers. This dock is perfect for those with grips on their Joy-Con, allowing you to store your controllers without taking off the sleeve.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. This DIY Switch accessory is fully printable, but requires supports and filing down after the print is completed.  

Who made it? Werner Eidinger

Where can you find it? The “ComfyCon” can be downloaded from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Portable Charging Stand (Zelda Theme)

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A foldable Zelda-themed charging stand for the Nintendo Switch console.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This 3D printable charging stand is designed with a Zelda-style theme, including multiple triforce logos. It’s is completely foldable, allowing for easy transportation. This particular stand allows for a 60-degree viewing position.

Difficulty level? An intermediate print. Although it is relatively quick to print and doesn’t require support, this three-piece requires a bit of finesse to assemble. You’ll need to cut the hinge pin filament at an angle to help it slide through the hinges, and will likely need a pliers to help feed it through.

Who made it? Justin Poel

Where can you find it? This Zelda-Themed Nintendo Switch Portable Charging Stand can be downloaded from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print 45° Stands for JoyCon Channels

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printable stand for the attachable Joy-Con slots on the Nintendo Switch.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This DIY stand will prop up your Switch at a 45-degree angle, improving comfort for when you game on a table. The latest version allows you to charge while you game, and can be printed in colors to match and personalize your Switch.

Difficulty level? Easy and fast print, but requires rafts and also support structures along the tongue section that goes into the slot.

Who made it? Andy Leer

Where can you find it? You can download the Nintendo Switch 45° Stands from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Gaming Stand

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A snugly fitting Nintendo Switch stand that allows users to game and charge their battery simultaneously.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Similar to the Nintendo Switch Portable Charging Stand, this 3D model aims to overcome the limited ability for gamers to play their Switch while maintaining battery life. This minimalistic stand is designed to fit rather snugly around the console. It also includes breathing ports in the back to allow adequate air flow to keep the system from overheating.

Difficulty level? Easy, but requires a brim and supports, as well as a hefty amount of adhesion. Furthermore, this Nintendo Switch Accessory should be printed upright.

Who made it? Daniel Callahan

Where can you find it? You can download the Nintendo Switch Gaming Stand from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Charging Stand

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? This 3D printable Nintendo Switch Charging Stand can hold your Switch and look good while doing so.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This beautiful DIY charging stand allows you to prop up and charge your Nintendo Switch. What makes this model unique is the thought-provoking staircase-like design. This charging stand includes the Nintendo Switch logo, and looks to provide improved functionality over other DIY stands.

Difficulty level? An easy and unique print, but requires support structures. The model pictured above is printed in shell mode without infill, pointed at .39 resolution.

Who made it? forest fee

Where can you find it? This Nintendo Switch Charging Stand can be downloaded from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Car Mount

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A car seat mount your Nintendo Switch.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? If you’re going on a road trip and looking to enjoy your gaming experience in comfortable way, this car seat mount is perfect for you. You can play your Switch without having to cradle it in your hands during a bumpy ride.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. Print this accessory with minimal support and with the base positioned downward. The print takes around 625 minutes to complete.

Who made it? Joshua Camacho

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Car Mount can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Controller Wall Mount

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A wall mount for your Joy-Con controllers.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This 3D printable wall mount will allow you to store your extra controllers and wrist straps. Either connect the Joy-Con directly to the mount with two female connectors, or hang them by the hooks at the bottom of the accessory. You can choose between Player 1 to Player 4, so print wisely!

Difficulty level? Easy and support-free print. This DIY Switch accessory takes around 400 minutes to print. The example above is printed at a .1mm later height using 20% infill.

Who made it? Brent Ed

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Controller Wall Mount can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Cartridge Holder for Dock / Stand

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? An attachable accessory to store your gaming cartridges.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This mountable 3D printable component will allow you to store your store six cartridges right on your Nintendo Switch console. Simply attach it to the door on the back of the original Switch dock, it will snap right in!

Difficulty level? An easy, support-free print, but cartridge slots might want to be slimmed down for a tighter fit.

Who made it? chris oli

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Cartridge Holder for Dock can be downloaded from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Switcherang Joy-Con Grips

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? 3D printable Joy-Con grips.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? If you’re looking for a comfortable grip while playing at your table or desk, these DIY Joy-Con grips are perfect for your gaming needs. They provide an ergonomic grip right into your hands and can be stored in a travel case.

Difficulty level? Easy. This print is support-free and can be completed in 2-3 hours.

Who made it? SaltMike

Where can you find it? The Switcherang can be download from Cults3D.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Single Joy-Con Grip

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? DIY Joy-Con grips that will let you hold one controller at a time.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do?  Split your dual Joy-Con controllers into two with this 3D printable Single Joy-Con Grip. The design works with both the left and right controller. They easily snap in and out of the grip, and are super convenient when you just need one controller. Installation is easy, simply snap the Joy-Con into place and play away.

Difficulty level? Easy. No supports or rafts needed.

Who made it? Adriel Johnson

Where can you find it? The Single Joy-Con Grip can be downloaded from Thingiverse

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joy-Con Wheel

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A DIY Nintendo Switch driving wheel mod for racing games.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Looking to get into the driver’s seat before you play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? Then print out this Joy-Con wheel and hit the road in style. It even has the Nintendo Switch logo tastefully integrated into the design

Difficulty level? Easy. No support is needed. The designer recommends a resolution of .2mm and to print in either PLA or ABS.

Who made it? Jos Miguel Fernandes

Where can you find it? The Joy-Con Wheel can be downloaded from Cults3D.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Folding Joy-Con Controller

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A peripheral to convert the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con into a folding controller.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? A folding Joy-Con controller that jacks up the options for storage and portability? We like.

Difficulty level? Intermediate. Prints as a single object in around 250 minutes.

Who made it? Steve Abrams

Where can you find it? The Folding Joy-Con Controller can be downloaded from MyMiniFactory.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Sun Shield

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printable sun shield for your Nintendo Switch device.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? Looking to play your Switch outside but the glossy screen is preventing you from getting your gaming on? You can 3D print this DIY sun shield to block out the light and enhance your visual experience. The clamps are a bit loose, so tape is recommend to protect the screen from potential scratches.

Difficulty level? An easy and support-free print, no infill or rafts needed either.

Who made it? Christian Reinbacher

Where can you find it? The Nintendo Switch Sun Shield can be downloaded from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Joystick Extender Mod

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? A 3D printed joystick extension allowing more control over the gaming experience.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This simple component extends the height of the Joy-Con’s joystick to allow for better control and also more precise analog movement. The inspiration behind this accessory are professionally modded video game controllers that use the same extension style for similar purposes.

Difficulty level? Extremely east and quick to print, but ABS is preferred over PLA due to better flexibility.

Who made it? Ahmad Faiz

Where can you find it? You can download the Joystick Extender Mod from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Dpad Mod

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? Give your Joy-Con controller a retro feel with these D-pad modifications.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? One of the most glaring criticisms that the Nintendo Switch has received is the elimination of the classic D-pad function on the controller. But thanks to one innovative gamer, you can now print a handful of D-pad styles, allowing you to bring the Joy-Con back to your favorite gaming era. These modifications are still a work in progress, but constant revisions by the designer are slowly getting them to optimal use.

Difficulty level? Easy to print, but requires hands-on installation involving double-sided tape.

Who made it? Ahmad Faiz

Where can you find it? You can download the Dpad Mod from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Vangard Grip

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? The Joy-Con gets another retro vibe, hearkening back to the classic form factor of the Nintendo GameCube controller.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This is a custom Joy-Con comfort grip, where the rails are tilted outward by 20 degrees to make the overall controller layout more similar to a standard controller. It’s been separated out into 3 pieces to make printing and finishing easier, and also to make it more customizable with different color pieces

Difficulty level? Easy to print, but it’s a three-stage job.

Who made it? EbonNebula

Where can you find it? You can download the Vangard Grip Mod from Thingiverse.

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Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print Universal Single Joy-Con Grip V2

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What’s this Nintendo Switch mod? Beef up the standalone Joy-Con with a grip with handles, just like a proper joypad.

What can this Nintendo Switch mod do? This is a universal single Joy-Con controller grip, which accepts both left and right controllers. It also has room for the straps, therefore you can enjoy the nice shoulder buttons on the strap.

Difficulty level? Easy to print, but the heavy use of support material requires a bit of sanding afterwards.

Who made it? Keon Boozarjomehri

Where can you find it? You can download the Universal Single Joy-Con Grip from Thingiverse.

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