by Starno, published
There is a male arm, a female arm, and a printable nut. The female swivels around the male, and the nut constrains the assembly. The geometry of the threads are based on the connections seen in the toothbrush holder and originally in the screwable jewelry box. ( thingiverse.com/thing:899 , thingiverse.com/thing:413 )
Alternatively, if the design is too optimistic, you can try printing two female arms and use a small screw and nut to hold it together.
All three pieces combined use a total of 1.24 cubic inches of material.
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I started with skeinforge v6 and the default makerbot settings. I ran into problems printing some calibration items due to firmware bugs (can't print long filenames from SD, wish I had discovered that MUCH sooner).
Why version 6, though? I just discovered the newer skeinforge versions, and they have some amazing options (like printing loops before perimeter, that should help a LOT on tough overhangs).
It's really hard to resist the urges to print everything at first, but good settings will pay off in the long run. I recommend skeinforge 006 with default makerbot settings as a good place to start. (http://blog.makerbot.com/2009/... ) Also, there are lots of parts on thingiverse tagged with "calibration" to help you tune thing up. Good Luck!
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