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Screwdriver

by Stefan, published

Screwdriver by Stefan Apr 26, 2010

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Description

This is an entry for the makerbot contest. Its a screwdriver handle with room for various bits. An O-Ring holds auxillary bits in place, and a small magnet pressed into a recessed hole holds the current bit

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I think the holes are .29" diameter. In Laser you have the kerf to offset for. On a Makerbot, you have sort of the opposite. I don't know how that changes hole diameters. If I had a makerbot to play with I would likely shorten it a touch, or hollow out the tail end a bit. Please post pics. Also, if you print another one I would be happy to buy it from you.
What size did you make the holes? My bits are 1/4" and don't seem to fit, they're just a hair too big.

I like the shape of the handle a lot, although I shortened it before printing.
Someone please print one. I don't have a printer, but I would love to see if it works or is remotely practical.

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Instructions

Print. Slap a rubber o-Ring on, and press a small magnet into the handle. See if it is strong enough to drive a screw.

<p>Someone please print one. I don't have a printer, but I would love to see if it works or is remotely practical.</p>

ssd - in reply to Stefan

<p>What size did you make the holes? My bits are 1/4" and don't seem to fit, they're just a hair too big.</p>

<p>I like the shape of the handle a lot, although I shortened it before printing.</p>

Stefan - in reply to ssd

<p>I think the holes are .29" diameter. In Laser you have the kerf to offset for. On a Makerbot, you have sort of the opposite. I don't know how that changes hole diameters. If I had a makerbot to play with I would likely shorten it a touch, or hollow out the tail end a bit. Please post pics. Also, if you print another one I would be happy to buy it from you.</p>

<p>A very practical piece</p>

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