Loading

Box with lid

by randrews, published

Box with lid by randrews Nov 3, 2012

Description

This is a box with a hinged lid, large enough to hold various small things, like maybe cards. It uses a straightened-out paperclip for the hinge pin, and can be held closed with another paperclip.

Recent Comments

view all

When I originally printed this last year, I did it on blue tape. Now I use glass + hairspray for everything, so I'd recommend that.

What kind of tape kapton blue you used?

Is the rep2 bigger? I couldn't get them to both fit on the platform on my Replicator. :)

More from Containers

view more

Makes

Liked By

view all

License

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

Instructions

Print it out, I used 10% infill and it came out fine. You'll probably need to drill the holes out a bit to be able to work the paperclip through, but it should be very snug once it's in. Get a second paperclip and use pliers to turn one end into a loop, then use through the holes on the other end to hold it closed.

Here's the model on Tinkercad:

tinkercad.com/things/4EdZDU66UmC-box-with-lid

Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Suportestockprint on Aug 27, 2013 said:

What kind of tape kapton blue you used?

randrews on Aug 27, 2013 said:

When I originally printed this last year, I did it on blue tape. Now I use glass + hairspray for everything, so I'd recommend that.

BSchuler on Nov 7, 2012 said:

Actually it printed perfectly in PLA - no drilling needed

randrews on Nov 7, 2012 said:

Really? Weird, I did mine in PLA also and the holes didn't quite line up. I drilled them out with a 2.5mm bit and they were fine though.

Top