Useful Items You Never Knew You Could Print Out – The Ultimate Guide

After I wrote my post about ‘useful things you could print out’, many of you were kind enough to help out and point me to some excellent additional resources!  Anyway, I’ve compiled all the submissions and comments into a definitive ultimate guide.  Enjoy!

  1. iPaperCraft iPod – Print your own iPod cover – Thanks Ryan
  2. iPaperCraft Wallet – Design and print out a wallet – Thanks Ryan
  3. Maze generator – Fully customizable printable mazes – Thanks Kerri Brewster
  4. Pinhole Camera – Print out a Dirkon pinhole camera – Thanks Kerri Brewster
  5. Gift Boxes – Absolutely beautiful giftboxes – Thanks Kerri Brewster
  6. Custom Calendars – Add your own text and pictures – Thanks Kerri Brewster
  7. Photo Booklet – Makes a wonderful soveniour – Thanks Kerri Brewster
  8. Paper CD Case – Print out your own CD sleeves – Thanks HeartBurnKid
  9. iWrap – Pre-generated iPod covers
  10. DIY Planner: Hipster PDA Edition – Printable Index cards to help get things done throughout the day
  11. Triazzles – Print out Puzzles (triazzles) for kids – Thanks Enrique
  12. Cornell note taking paper – Widely regarded as a very effective note taking system – Thanks Frankie A.
  13. Free Antennas – Create your own out a wi-fi antenna – Thanks emolesto
  14. Paper Rulers – All types of rules, and units of measurements available – Thanks Rick
  15. Protractor – Covers 3 differnt types of protractors
  16. Decimal box – Having a 10 cm cube helps you get to know how big millimeters and centimeters are
  17. Compact Amazon Wishlist – Perfect for carrying around – Thanks Ficke
  18. Mailing Label PDF Generator – Easily turn a spreadsheet of names and addresses into a PDF that you can print on sticky labels
  19. Annual Calendar – One page calendar (1 year, 1 page), now multi-lingual – Thanks Zachary
  20. Monthly Calendar – 1 month , 1 page calendar, now multi-lingual – Thanks Zachary
  21. Graph paper – Various types customizable in multiple and sizes – Thanks Zachary
  22. Sudoku Generator – Print out any number of generated Sodoku puzzles
  23. Tic-Tac-Toe sheet – Lots of pre drawn game grids for this popular game
  24. Connect-the-dots sheet – A game grid for this popular game
  25. Seed packet – For carrying seeds (of course)
  26. Photos with a stand – Print out a template with your photo on a foldable stand
  27. Dining Placemats & Napkin Rings – For all dining occasions
  28. Christmas Wreath Box – Decorative box for the season
  29. Christmas gift tags – Gift tags for the season
  30. Music Staff paper generator – Customized music staff sheets – Thanks Saifrc
  31. Block Posters – Print out wall pictures of any size – Thanks Vinylkemist 
  32. ReadyMech’s Flat pack toys – Beautiful well crafted toys that can be printed out – Thanks Vinylkemist 
  33. PaperToys – Paper mock ups of buildings, vehicles and other toys – Thanks Peter200LX

The items below were taken from my original Top 5 list with full writeups about them

  1. PocketMod – Print out your very own customizable pocket organizer
  2. Big.first.name – Quickly print out big beautiful nametags
  3. PDFPad – Print out graph paper, Smith Charts, and so much more
  4. Businesscardland – Design printable professional looking business cards
  5. Lenshood.co.uk – Print out a lens hood

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This list will be updated regularly. If you want to add to it – please leave a comment!

6,403 Responses to “Useful Items You Never Knew You Could Print Out – The Ultimate Guide”

  1. Enrique says:

    Great list!
    Thanks for mentioning my puzzles.

  2. James Yeang says:

    Enrique: Thank YOU for helping to point me to some additional resources :)

  3. Pal says:

    3D Paper Craft

    Canon has a great site with free downloadable PDF’s. Choose between A4 or US letter papersizes.

    http://cp.c-ij.com/english/3D-papercraft/

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  5. davidlian says:

    Me? I just print all kinds of games rules: http://www.gamehobby.net/subject_indexes/subject_warhammer_fantasy_battle_4th.html

    I’m a huge warhammer freak and 50% of my home printer’s ink is spent printing these templates and modeling guides out.

  6. JennyHow says:

    wow, that’s a great long list. really did not know about them until i read this post ;)

  7. WOW! OMG… Very informative list there. Thanks for putting this up!

  8. Zachary says:

    Tuckbox (box with flap for closing) generator: http://www.cpforbes.net/tuckbox/tuckbox.cgi

  9. Donna JH says:

    Printable shoe size charts for men, women, and children.

  10. judy says:

    awesome list!!!!!!!!!

  11. Joe Verrett says:

    This is a great site, and it have a lot of good info. keep up the great work.

  12. Julie says:

    Great list. And how about http://www.thetoymaker.com/ which has some really beautiful toys.

  13. Dj says:

    THANKS A TON EVERYONE!!!!
    I’m for anything that can save me $$.
    GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!!

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  16. David says:

    Nice list, thanks! I didn’t see this in the list or comments, but here (http://www.lenshoods.co.uk/) is a great resource site for printing your own camera lens hoods. I’ve found it incredibly useful!

  17. steve says:

    Thanks for a really useful list. Here’s a nice site from Yamaha (http://www.yamaha-motor.co.jp/global/entertainment/papercraft/)

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  19. Samuel says:

    Here’s a great site with tons of things to print out for Halloween: http://ravensblight.com/papertoys.html

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  26. Paul Merino says:

    Hi James! Thank you very much for compiling and sharing your ‘simple technology’ solutions!
    I believe you will find this one worth to try as well:
    The OpenOffice Cup Holder – a printable cupholder that fits on a paperbox cover! http://www.seuils.com/ooch/index_en.php
    all the best, and thanks you for your time!

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  31. Kathy says:

    Great list! I’ve bookmarked this page and will be visiting it frequently because there are so many cool sites listed.
    I think you might find this site useful as well:
    http://www.freephotocalendar.net
    It’s not just a printable calendar generator, but you can upload your own picture to place on it.

  32. please, help me print pictures of god!

  33. TR says:

    The PocketMod may well change my life.
    Thank you.

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  35. Paula says:

    Pocket mod should be replaced with http://repocketmod.com/
    As the original has been abandoned

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  37. JENN;0) says:

    This is a really good website to create and print free business cards…some features only work with Internet explorer but I use Firefox and most features still work great! They have a large list of backgrounds, colors, fonts ect. and EVERYTHING is free!

    http://www.bizcardcreator.com

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  40. terlan says:

    Great list, theres a couple fo great resources i found and posted on my blog
    both allow you to print free safety and warning signs.
    http://signs.gkcd.com Has a huge selection in PDF format .

    http://www.online-sign.com is by far a more superior site though that lets you fully cusomise any sign you can think of and print it for free :)

  41. Zaal Tabre says:

    I agree with all the positive remarks previously posted – thanks for your effort.
    I thought people might also find some home made glue recipes useful. They can be found at http://www.prolificart.co.za/glue_recipies.html

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  43. Chris says:

    You might want to add http://www.printaruler.com. They have some printable rulers you can print-out and fold into a fully working ruler.

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