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3D Printed T-Rex: 9 Great Curated Models

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by Lamin Kivelä
Aug 15, 2019
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Have you found a T-Rex fossil digging in the garden yet? Probably not. We understand your grief, so we've prepared this list of 3D printed T-Rex models to satisfy your fossil obsession.

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3D Printed T-Rex

T-Rex Hatchling

3D printed and painted T-Rex baby in egg.
3D printed and painted T-Rex baby in egg. (Source: Andrea Wedel / Thingiverse)

What is it? A T-Rex hatching is not something you see everyday, but here’s an accurate representation of what happens. 3D print it, get your own island and a camera, and give Jurrassic Park a run for its money!

Who created it? Peter Minister (ministerart)

Who printed it? This model has 350 likes and 13 makes on Thingiverse.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

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T-Rex Skeleton (With Lesson Plan)

T-Rex skeleton for the classrom.
T-Rex skeleton for the classrom. (Source: Ultimaker)

What is it? Take a dinosaur to the classroom with Trix, the Naturalis Museum T-Rex skeleton! Along with the lesson plan from Matthijs Graner at Naturalis, in colaboration with Ultimaker, you get:

  • Detailed activities, with step-by-step instructions
  • Background information about Trix, Naturalis’s T-Rex skeleton
  • References to useful resources
  • Helpful tips to get the most from your print

Who created it? The Printer Whisperer

Who printed it? These T-Rex parts have a whopping 3,353 downloads from YouMagine.

Where to find it? YouMagine

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Classic Display T-Rex Skeleton

The perfect mantelpiece to scare away unwanted guests.
The perfect mantelpiece to scare away unwanted guests. Source: Bengrim09 / Thingiverse

What is it? A 1:20 scale model T-Rex skeleton. Scale it up or down to fit everything from a shelf in your living room to the whole garden.

Who created it? MakerBot

Who printed it? Over 500 Thingiverse users has posted makes of this 3D model, and it has reached almost 18,000 likes.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

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Flexi Rex

The Flexi Rex by Alexander Thomas.
The Flexi Rex by Alexander Thomas. (Source: Alexander Thomas / Thingiverse)

What is it? A real pedigree T-Rex! This Flexi Rex is a remix of of Kirbs’ Flexi Rex, based on airfish’s remix. That model in turn was most likely inspired by the Flexy Rex by Jim Rodda, all acording to Alexander Thomas, who made this version of the Flexi Rex.

Who created it? Alexander Thomas (DrLex)

Who printed it? Almost 900 Thingiverse users has posted makes of this 3D model, and it has reached over 14,000 likes. What other dinosaur could have bragged with those statistics, back in the day?

Where to find it? Thingiverse

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Scanned T-Rex Tooth

3D scan of T-Rex tooth replica.
3D scan of T-Rex tooth replica. (Source: Timothy Serabian / Thingiverse)

What is it? With about 15 cm of visible tooth (25 cm in total length), the T-Rex had massive teeth. This 3D model is made from a scan of a replica tooth and should represent a real tooth pretty well.

Who created it? Timothy Serabian (TSerabian)

Who printed it? This 3D model has 32 likes, and 4 makes on Thingiverse.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

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T-Rex Wall Sculpture

A low-poly T-Rex wall sculpture.
A low-poly T-Rex wall sculpture. (Source: UnpredictableLab / Cults)

What is it? This is a beautiful 2D T-Rex wall sculpture that’ll spice up all that empty space you have in the house – you know, that patch of wall that’s practically begging for a T-Rex wall sculpture. 

Who created it? UnpredictableLab

Who printed it? The model has recorded 149 downloads on Cults.

Where to find it? Cults

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Low Poly Dinosaur Extinction

A T-Rex sinking into extinction.
A T-Rex sinking into extinction. (Source: XYZWorkshop / Cults)

What is it? 3D print your own stylized dinosaur extinction showing a T-Rex sinking into oblivion. This model is best 3D printed in three parts and then glued together.

Who created it? XYZWorkshop

Who printed it? With 254 downloads on Cults, this 3D model seems to be pretty popular.

Where to find it? Cults

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Low Poly T-Rex

This low poly 3D printed T-Rex will guard your home well.
This low poly 3D printed T-Rex will guard your home well. (Source: Anton Zombetski / Thingiverse)

What is it? This is a seated low poly T-Rex 3D model that’s just made to adorn a mantel with some pastel. Anyone up for printing this in pink?

Who created it? steven_dakh

Who printed it? With 421 likes on Pinshape and 20 makes, this is a pretty popular model.

Where to find it? Pinshape

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Dino Baby in Egg

The egg model printed in translucent material.
The egg model printed in translucent material. (Source: Raygduncan / Thingiverse)

What is it? This model is not specified as a T-Rex, but it is still a dino. One side shows the opened egg and a dino baby inside. But hold the backside up to a light, and you will see the dino baby showing through in silhouette form.

Who created it? XXRDESIGNS

Who printed it? Over 680 likes for this egg on Thingiverse, while 11 users have also successfully fabricated it.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

Feature image source: Masayuki / Thingiverse

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