Preassembled Secret Heart Box
by emmett, published
UPDATE: By popular demand, I've modified the customizer code so you can now add words to the top of the heart. Make sure your valentine knows it's just for them.
A big Thank You to the good people at Makerbot and the bot farm for printing 100 of these as favors for my wedding. It's good to have a friend with a factory.
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I've managed to pull it out standing up like a cone, 50 min solid infill about 16 gr abs, a little steeping of course in the bottom but it works. I have the option since the first failed print but wanted to pull it out the other way..as you say configuration is the main problem little frustating but finally working.
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Don't be afraid to use force; the worst that happens is it breaks and you print a new one. I made this for the Customizer App, so you can easily tweak the tolerance if you're having trouble. 0.1mm makes a lot of difference. You can also change the overall dimensions. Just keep in mind, if you make H too small, there will be no room for the mechanism and it won't work. You may also have to change the distance between the hinges if you change the size, or they might end up outside of the heart. Check the bottom view to make sure.
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