Rainbow Workstation

by jetty, published

Rainbow Workstation by jetty Jul 11, 2012

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Parametric tool holder for the Replicator, ToM, Cupcake etc.

There are receptacles for: Pens, Kapton, Digital Callipers, Cricut Spatula, SD Cards, Razor Blade, Kapton Smoothing Spatula, Allen Keys, Drill Bits and a grab tray at the front. Because it's parametric, you can easily customize it for your own tools.

Features a plate with the following texts:

  • MakerBot
  • The Replicator
  • Thing-O-Matic
  • I do it in 3D !
  • Do you take plastic ?
Trademarks used with permission of Makerbot Industries

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Where did you get the white spatula?

It looks really cute with the spools,

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  1. Create 6 Filament Spools from this Thing: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26414

  2. Print the following:

    • RWKapton.stl: 15% fill, 1 shell
    • RWTools.stl: 15% fill, 2 shells
    • RWReelHolder.stl: (print twice) 100% fill, 0 shells
  3. Choose the plate you want, and download "RWPlateXXXXX.zip", where XXXXX is the title of the text you want and extract the zip. Print at 25% fill and 0 Shells.

To get dual color, print as follows:

Replicator Dual: Print RWPlateXXXXX_A.stl / RWPlateXXXXX_B.stl on left and right extruders

ToM Single Extruder with LCD: Print RWPlateXXXXX.stl, using Jetty Firmware and Pause@ZPos set to 2.55mm

Others (Replicator Single, Cupcake, ToM without LCD etc.): Print single color using RWPlateXXXXX.stl


  1. Carefully push 3 filament spools over each of the 2 reel holders. Acetone glue or superglue in place or leave as a slip fit.

  2. Acetone or superglue the tabs of the follow parts together :
    • Kapton holder to tool holder (also glue the flat face where they join)
    • Reel holders to Tool Holder
    • Plate to Tool Holder

Where did you get the white spatula?

It looks really cute with the spools,