Make:'s April Fool's 3D Printing Contest

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Winning entries

First Place

Canteen of Denial
Intermediate
  • 1,072
  • 1

Full instructions

The design relies on two printed bearings, as well as weight distribution and center of gravity to deny water to a would-be drinker.

Other entries

3D-Printed Prank Vibrating Cup
Easy
  • 2,936
  • 16

Full instructions

The instant your prankee lifts up this 3D-printed cup it starts violently vibrating! The electronics separate from the cup for easy washing.

Goblet of Doom
  • 77
  • 3

This cup will spill its contents on you when you tip it, unless you know its secret!

Delta Felix Klein stein
Intermediate
  • 46
  • 2

Protip

My tribute to Felix Klein born April 25, of Kleinsche Flasche fame.

Impossible Cup: the Raines Cup Cup Puzzle Contraption!
Intermediate
  • 142
  • 2

Protip

A harmonious union of the best parts of the Pythagoras Cup and the Puzzle Jug, this cup is a mashup of inspiration and innovation!

Archimedes Screwed
  • 227
  • 2

A new "twist" on an old concept that will make your head spin. Or at least you'll have to spin your cup to quench your thirst.

April Fools Cup (Siphon)
Easy
  • 1,589
  • 2

This is a cup designed to dump liquid whenever someone tries to drink from it with their right hand.

The Twisted Tantalus Cup
  • 1,661
  • 2

Full instructions

Greedy or not, here it comes! This is a twist on an ancient Greek prank, but even if you don't overfill it, it still might get you!

Customizeable Impossible April Fools Mug
Intermediate
  • 59
  • 1

Full instructions

A mug that is impossible to drink from, unless you know the trick

Hole-y Grail
Intermediate
  • 51
  • 1

Drain holes cause liquid to drain into the foot of this goblet. With the liquid in the foot there is a trick to drink the liquid.

Trick Cups
Intermediate
  • 95
  • 1

Oneshot, Rationer, Mirror Me, 6-Shooter, Ying vs Yang, The Friendsly Octopus

The Trickster, the worlds worst cup!
  • 47
  • 1

This cup includes many tricks! If you sip out of the wrong holes then you might end up getting soaked! Enjoy!

Booby Trapped Cup
  • 62
  • 1

A tricky cup for a good laugh as the drinker gets a shower if they pick it up wrong

Tricky Tumbler
Easy
  • 1,141
  • 1

It's a prank cup that is challenging to drink from without spilling all over yourself... unless you know the secret.

Drippy Cup Too
  • 24
  • 0

It looks pretty ... pretty useless.

Twisted Cup
Intermediate
  • 18
  • 0

Spin the spiral cup to unscrew it's contents and see if you can figure out how to avoid the dribble holes.

The Worst Cup Ever Made
Intermediate
  • 40
  • 0

This cup will spill all over you unless you know the trick. Hint: look at the holes.

The Drink Safely Cup
Easy
  • 42
  • 0

Full instructions

This cup work great as long as you don't drink out of by holding the handle with your right hand. If you do, it dribbles until empty. Fool!

Irritable Ingestion
  • 22
  • 0

Choke and splutter as your drink is inevitably blown into your face and spilled down your chin repeatedly with no easy way to set it down.

Irritable Ingestion

Team The Outside Chance

Hex Cup
  • 159
  • 0

This cup is designed to shoot coffee directly into your eye.

worst cup ever
  • 162
  • 0

using free moving widgets this cups center of gravity rapidly changes maker it incredibly unwieldy.

What's an Etruscan urn ?
Easy
  • 49
  • 0

About two-fifty an hour. Bulbous body, wide turned down lip. Makes it hard to drink from.

Pokey Cup
  • 32
  • 0

Fluted cup with edges to poke your eyes while you drink!

Ultimate Drinking Glass
  • 30
  • 0

This is the glass you've been waiting for! Watch out! Don't get wet!

Cupdesign1
  • 51
  • 0

Design was created on solidworks.

Drink me!
  • 40
  • 0

this cup was designed in Fusion360

Unholy Grail
Easy
  • 61
  • 0

Full instructions

Do you dare an attempt to drink from this diabolical glass?! Spill a drop, lose your soul!

Rockin' Timer Cup
Easy
  • 32
  • 0

Full instructions

BEST PRANK CUP EVER !!

Rockin' Timer Cup

Rockin' cup team

sippy cup of doom
Intermediate
  • 39
  • 0

Protip

Here's a cup that's really simple to drink from once you know the trick

Danish Army Cup
Easy
  • 48
  • 0

Work in progress

The most useful cup ever! Once you print it, you will never leave home without it.

Eye Scream Cup
Easy
  • 55
  • 0

Take a drink. Don't scream.

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