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Coffee Bag Lid

by Jinja, published

Coffee Bag Lid by Jinja Jan 7, 2013

Description

Attach a screw cap to the top of your coffee bag so you can quickly access your coffee. The pour is easier to control with the smaller width hole.

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Thanks! I just posted what I printed. I don't know how to describe it correctly. The bottom portion of these parts like melt down chocolate. So it can't show a perfect angel like the top portion. Need a real digital camera to take closer picture.
I'm not sure about the nuances of your particular printer but you shouldn't have to print with a raft.
Hi, I downloaded this brilliant idea and printed by my da vanci Duo 2.0 printer. The cap lost its cover surface. I think my printer's 3D software has some bug. Anyway has similar problem? Also, should I print it with base?

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Instructions

Print one of each of the following...

CoffeeBagLid
CoffeeBagClip
CoffeeBagLock
CoffeebagCap or CoffeeBagCap2

Open your coffee bag and hold the CoffeeBagLid in place at the top of the bag so that there's enough of the bag for the CoffeeBagClip to hold. While holding the CoffeeBagLid in place with one hand, pry open the "tongs" of the CoffeeBagClip with the other hand and slide it over the CoffeeBagLid. The lid should now be loosely held in place. Slide on the CoffeeBagLock to lock the clip into place. Screw on the CoffeeBagCap!

It's not the easiest thing to attach, but when it's on it's secure. If anyone has any good ideas to improve the attach process then please let me know.

UPDATE: 17th Jan, 2013. I've added a taller cap for easier use, CoffeeBagCap2. It's from thingiverse.com/thing:41981 but it has an identical radius/thread.

UPDATE: 17th Feb 2013. I've added pourcap.stl, a cap that allows me to pour ground coffee in a controlled manner into a reusable kcup.
Hi, I downloaded this brilliant idea and printed by my da vanci Duo 2.0 printer. The cap lost its cover surface. I think my printer's 3D software has some bug. Anyway has similar problem? Also, should I print it with base?
I'm not sure about the nuances of your particular printer but you shouldn't have to print with a raft.
Thanks! I just posted what I printed. I don't know how to describe it correctly. The bottom portion of these parts like melt down chocolate. So it can't show a perfect angel like the top portion. Need a real digital camera to take closer picture.
All the files printed out fine for me except the lid..any suggestions? It tries to print out a raft that is not right. without the raft it just shoots plastic in the air and makes a mess....
FUCKING BRILLIANT
You can use the small cap from thingiverse.com/thing:41981 for this too. Maybe I should just add it.
Jinja - in reply to Jinja
added CoffeeBagCap2
I've made a derivative that I think improves the ease of use. I've added a wider lid that's big enough to accommodate a table spoon and can pour larger things like corn flakes. Let me know what you think.
Printed beautifully, works beautifully - awesome!
This is great, holds the bag really nicely. I'd agree with richrap's comments about the ridge on the clip, but it's very useful as-is.
Awesome! - Going to print one (or more) now - thanks for the great design, I'll be using it tomorrow morning :)
Just print one for now. I'm going to try another design that might do away with one of the pieces. Let me know if you have any usage problems (mine are doing great so far)
Very nice, it works well, the clip locks well but can slip up and down, so maybe a ridge or groove could help that.
The screw cap also fits, but for me could do with being a little taller so it's easier to open.

I'll upload a pic of it in action - thanks again.
I've added a taller cap. CoffeeBagCap2
Yes, both good ideas.
Just going through the Newest listing and saw this and have to say, this is too good . . . Nice design ! ! !
I don't even drink coffee, but this is awesome!
I suppose it could be applied to other bags, not just coffee. I could supersize it and add it to cereal bags. Or rice bags. Or Maltesers bags, yum! No, not Maltesers, they don't last long enough to necessitate a lid. Any other uses?
Might as well print one to use on a bag of plastic pellets when making your own filament.
That one would be worth posting at Quirky.com It's the sort of thing they like taking to market, would stand a decent chance of getting picked.
Thanks everyone. I've never heard of Quirky before, I'll check it out, thanks. I've just had another idea that might be easier to clip to the bag. I'll try it out.
That is really really clever
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