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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby Dr.Al » 23 Apr 2022, 13:13

A radius gauge set downloaded from printables:

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The case was a bit of a chore to print (needed supports, but supports were hard to remove) and one of the hinges broke the first time I tried to close the case, but it still seems to do the job.
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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby Dr.Al » 24 Apr 2022, 15:43

Storage for Makita batteries:

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The weird cut-out thing is because the design was pinched from my cordless vacuum starter thing, which has the cut-out for the connector block. Didn't seem worth the effort of changing the design when the hole does no harm.

They're mounted on the bottom of one of my (many) french-cleat-attached ceiling-joist-mounted stuff-holders:

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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby Andyp » 24 Apr 2022, 17:32

That colour is much easier on my eye than the purple you showed us earlier.

Great stuff.
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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby Dr.Al » 25 Apr 2022, 13:43

Andyp wrote:That colour is much easier on my eye than the purple you showed us earlier.


I agree with you. Unfortunately it's one of the more expensive filaments (just because of the particular brand) and the options for relatively muted colours seem to be a bit limited.
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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby Dr.Al » 26 Apr 2022, 18:12

A while ago, I inherited this drill set (including the drills):

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I can't think of any likely situations in which I'll need a 1/4" or 7/16" drill bit, but there are times when an 11.1 mm drill bit (which happens to be 7/16") could be handy as I don't have that size in any of my metric sets. To save me having to consult my big table, I printed this little holder for the drill set:

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wo decimal places is probably a bit ridiculous for a drill bit, but I figured it didn't hurt. Ideally I would have made it a little bit smaller, but getting very small 3D-printable text can be a bit of a challenge without a nozzle change and I wanted to make life easy.
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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby Dr.Al » 27 Apr 2022, 16:58

There's something quite satisfying about coming home from work to find things sitting on the printer...

Today I got home to these:

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and this:

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The latter has a weird shaped hole to help wall-mount a corner chisel:

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The former hangs on the front of my lathe and gives me somewhere to store the two sets of chuck jaws that aren't in the chuck at any point:

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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby novocaine » 27 Apr 2022, 17:51

I'm not sure this is workshop related. :lol:

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Re: Workshop Uses for 3D Printing

Postby novocaine » 28 May 2022, 20:37

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So here's part of the reason i went cheaper but still good. Today I retrofitted autobed leveling for the grand total of 13 quid. Along with a glass bed from an old IKEA mirror. I could have bought an ender or similar for more money to get these features but then I wouldn't have had this fun. I'm now thinking a different hotend, again I wouldn't have dared on a more expensive machine (I don't need a different hotend, but I can fit one that will make parts cheaper in the future).
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