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The number one reason for using wood filaments is the superior aesthetics that they can deliver, especially compared to standard plastic filaments. Prints made from wood filaments have a finish that comes very close to the naturally grainy look of natural wood. The layer lines that generally appear in 3D images can be sanded lightly and will blend very well with the overall grainy aesthetic you may be trying to achieve. All in all, wood filaments give you prints with a wood finish without going through all the complexity and having all the skills (not to mention the number of tools) needed for old-fashioned woodworking.
Standard: Support structures are removed and some light sanding is performed at the support locations. FDM parts will generally show clear layer lines known as stepping. If a smooth surface finish is required right off the machine, then they should consider other 3D printing technologies.
Custom: Custom surface finishes like painting and additional sanding can be requested.
The wood-textured finish is aesthetically appealing
Does not need any expensive wear-resistant nozzles
Aromatic and pleasant smelling
Prone to stringing
Smaller nozzles can end up with partial clogs over time
It May require a larger size nozzle
Display and design items
Trinkets and jewellery
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