Today I used the Replicator 2 which is a 3d printer to make some buttons.
I used this download by mar-x on Thingiverse to make them and played around with scale.
The ones on the right are the ones I printed first at a scale close to the original design. I scaled up the buttons on the right just to see how that would turn out. It took a total of 1 hour 4 min to print four buttons at that scale, which did not include another hour of troubleshooting the machine since there was a clog with the filament…
The holes in the center were designed so you can do a 14 segment display! Above is a quick pouch that I sewed up to see how the display function would work. 🙂