The 100,000th Thing on Thingiverse!

We just marked a major milestone at MakerBot with the 100,000th thing being published to Thingiverse!  We’ve seen quite an explosion of uploaded and published 3D designs to Thingiverse since we launched the Customizer App in January of this year.  Just take a look at how the numbers of available 3D designs on Thingiverse have been rising steadily – from 35,000 items on Thingiverse in January 2013 – before the Customizer was launched – to 60,000 two months ago, and 80,000 a month ago.  And now, 100,000+ things!!  And, downloads are more than 21.1 million!!  That’s a lot of designing and printing of 3D items.  The Next Industrial Revolution has begun.

The honor of becoming Thingiverse’s 100,000th published thing goes to Thingiverse user jg952 for the “My Customized Message Keychain.”  We think this is great – and we can’t wait to see the numbers of published 3D designs expand even further.  Check out all of the interesting 3D designs on Thingiverse at and give some props to Thingiverse user jg952 while you’re at it.

My Customized Message Keychain by jg952 - Thingiverse

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  • Mark
    June 8, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    That’s thing 100,003. Thing 100,000 is unpublished. Better luck for thing 200,000!

  • Steve
    June 9, 2013 at 1:58 am

    What are the numbers on automatically-generated customizer uploads?

  • Rickard
    June 9, 2013 at 9:02 am

    The customizer is great, but you really need to adapt the search so that I can remove all the customized things that people put up there. At this point it’s almost useless.

  • Bill C
    June 9, 2013 at 11:57 am

    And it’s fairly useless to anyone not named GavinZ. Created and published purely accidentally because of the defaults in the customizer. I have to agree with mark that 100,000 is pretty anti-climactic. Are there stats on how many of the 100,000 are just slightly different useless custom variations of something and how many are actual unique things?

  • propellerscience
    June 11, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    Those customizers are polluting Thingiverse IMO.

  • Gary Crowell
    June 17, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    Those customizers are polluting Thingiverse… along with all those useless face scans.


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