Choose your favorites, combine these with each other at will, and turn it into something new for your needs.
Dovetail Project 2015 (Wiki)
You like what you can see in the pictures?
And you are a bit familiar with SketchUp?
If YES, then maybe it's only the small beginning of a really big thing. Anyway, I invite you to contribute to this collection. Contribute is not a condition. Of course anyone can take what he likes here. Suggestions for improvement are welcome.
In nearly 30 categories with almost 300 objects you might find something you like.
Selects a Basic Shape or a matching box and completed it to form something new.
And if you are registered at: https://www.youmagine.com/ ;then you have the option to make your own contribution. Please be active and make new items for the Dovetail-Project.
Being a part of the project...go to: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/dovetail-project-2015-wiki-enabled/
Bill of materials:
Whatever you want to use :-)
But...tested with good results by: Various PLA brands / Speed: ~35mm/S. / Temp.: ~195° / Nozzle size max. 0.4mm.
Avoid wastage of material:
Begin definitely with the two test objects: DT00-(TestM).stl & DT00-(TestW).stl ;and find optimum settings. Combine both objects together and test the stability of the connection.
For perfectly fitting connections: Adjust temperature and material flow for each filament.
Sometime between early or mid-2015, I experimented a little with dovetail joints and was immediately fascinated. Well, pretty much at the end of 2015 I have a little surprise for you and hope you like it: