Spaghetti measure

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Spaghetti measure by myersjustinc Jun 9, 2012

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This is a palette-shaped tool for measuring how much spaghetti makes a serving (or two or three or four). It might work for other small pastas, but I'm not sure.

(There were some other things posted that did this, but I had trouble getting Slic3r to handle any of them.)

Serving size measurements are from the plans here: http://www.freepastatoolsplans.com/Assembly_4.htm


  1. Print.
  2. Fill appropriate hole with spaghetti.
  3. Boil water.
  4. Cook spaghetti.
  5. Add sauce, cheese and other ingredients as desired.
  6. Eat.

For this design, I drew it in Illustrator, exported it as a DXF with Inkscape, extruded it in OpenSCAD and printed it on a Printrbot using Pronterface and Slic3r. All source files are attached.

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Thanks for creating and sharing this useful design!

The sizes are for one, two,three and for people?

Do you know some piece similar to penne measure??

I'm not aware of a similar type of measure for penne, especially considering how much shorter it is than spaghetti. A common suggestion ("common" in terms of the first few search results, anyway) is to use standard dry measuring cups, but different sites list different amounts per serving. (I've seen 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup and 1/4 cup all listed as acceptable for one serving.) If you find a design that might work, though, I'd definitely be interested!

Great! thank you! I just made one!