Clicking ladder - adjustable support
by goapgl88tarj, published
Use This Project
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
A pair of ladders that can be used as height-adjustable support when you don't need too much precision but won't want to have to measure precisely. I use it to support the middle of my notebook (when it stands on notebook legs).
Printing and using is straightforward - you just put one of the ladders upside-down on the other one.
The most complex part is fine-tuning. I think that if you have a high-definition 3D printer, you don't need any special measures, but I don't have one.
First, height increment between steps should probably be an integer multiple of layer height.
Second, I set the fill mode to perpendicular lines. That way the fixators get printed somewhat sanely. Of course, now I need to use height increment of twice the layer height.
Also, parity of layer where the stairs occur matters a lot. There is a parameter to lift all the design by a fixed amount (adding more material at the bottom).
Clicking ladder - adjustable support by goapgl88tarj is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - 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 allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving goapgl88tarj a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure goapgl88tarj 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).