Replacement wheel holder feet for the Bardu ikea wardrobe
by DeuxVis, published
This is the part which connect the wheels under the wardrobe, see picture 13 at http://www.ikeafans.com/forums/ikea-instructions/21177-bardu-storage-instructions-annotated.html
Hanno had one of those broken, and Ikea said they can't provide a replacement.
So Hanno had the good idea to request help on reprap forums : "http://forums.reprap.org/read.php?95,141030"
It turned out to be a nice application for a 3d printer.
Why buy a whole new wardrobe when you can repair it for virtually no cost with a reprap ?
The V2 is a redesign of the part, eliminating the overhang responsible for failure. It still is a drop-in replacement, you don't have to replace all the feets at once.
It might be a good idea to print a first version with no infill, just to check for dimensions before going for the definitive part. Adjust the variables in the openscad file and regenerate a stl file until it fit.
I suggest printing in ABS as it can flex more than PLA before breaking, but that's up to you.
If using ABS you could also dip the part quickly into acetone and let it dry for a couple of days, to reinforce layer adhesion and strengthen the object.
I also recommend printing the parts rotated 90° (on their side), using support, as the first one printed straight up broke in the same place due to layers detaching.
Use V2. Seriously, it needs less plastic and won't break as easily because the forces are now all vertically aligned.
Hanno reported the version without reinforcements fits better.
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
Replacement wheel holder feet for the Bardu ikea wardrobe by DeuxVis is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial - Share Alike license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- You must distribute Remixes under the same license as the original.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is not allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving DeuxVis a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure DeuxVis would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).