Loading

Customizable Magnetic Hinge Box

by walter, published

Customizable Magnetic Hinge Box by walter Mar 9, 2013

Description

Customizable box that uses magnets as a hinge and to keep it closed. You can customize the size of the box, and the size of the cylindrical magnets to use.

The attached STL files are designed to use 2mm (diameter) x 3mm (height) magnets.

Recent Comments

view all
Where do you get your green filament? I just love that particular lime green hue!
Thanks. I'll be sure to order from your friend when I'm ready to do so. :)
Any small cylindrical rare earth magnets should work. I prefer the 3mm (diameter) x 3mm (height) magnets for hinges. For larger boxes, I'd probably try 4-5mm diameter magnets.

There's a bunch of sellers on amazon (A friend of mine is selling some at amazon.com/s/url=search-alias%3Daps&;field-keywords=chockalotta , but I think the 3x3 cylinders are out of stock). Just search for "rare earth" or "neodymium" magnets.

More from Containers

view more

Makes

Liked By

view all

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

should be printable without support

Where do you get your green filament? I just love that particular lime green hue!
What kind of magnets do you recommend (they look like rare earth magnets in the picture), and where can I find them?
Any small cylindrical rare earth magnets should work. I prefer the 3mm (diameter) x 3mm (height) magnets for hinges. For larger boxes, I'd probably try 4-5mm diameter magnets.

There's a bunch of sellers on amazon (A friend of mine is selling some at amazon.com/s/url=search-alias%3Daps&;field-keywords=chockalotta , but I think the 3x3 cylinders are out of stock). Just search for "rare earth" or "neodymium" magnets.
Thanks. I'll be sure to order from your friend when I'm ready to do so. :)
You are cranking out the designs today! Great stuff.
Top