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Stubby Screwdriver Handle

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Stubby Screwdriver Handle by tomlombardi Jan 17, 2012
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I needed a stubby screwdriver for a project and I almost bought one from a hardware store...Duh! I can print one! All you need are the 1/4" hex bits which most people already have.

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All parts were printed on a TOM with a MK6+. My settings were: Object infill% 65, Layer height(mm) .27, Number of shells 0, feedrate (mm/s) 32.

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I printed one ages ago, and heated the bit then jammed it in.
I still have it, and will print more colours for other bits as I get different colours.

Love it! I printed one and it came out almost perfect. Thanks for the fan tip. I will turn it off next time to make sure it stays warm enough long enough next time. Kudos! :)

I needed one of these the other day and ended up just doing it awkwardly with a normal screwdriver.. I'm saving this one for the future for sure! Maybe even print one out and take it to work for everyone to use.

A drop of super glue and a small magnet, turns it in to a self holding screewdriwer ;)

This thing really needs to be featured! It is useful for anyone who has ever needed a stubby screwdriver.

One of my fave prints so far.. and useful!

My newest favorite thing to print!!! This is really a great idea, and a perfect use of the print rather than buy concept.

I found that if you print it rippin fast with no fan (~18min), the entire inner column will still be soft and you can quickly force a bit in to get a perfectly shaped hex opening.

Nice! This was on my to-do as well. It's a very workable size, yet still minimalist.

Did you heat up the first bit when you slid it in? I haven't tried yet, but I think that's what I'll try - the hex hole prints about 5.75mm from flat-to-flat (6.25mm across opposite corners) whereas, my bits are 6.25mm (1/4") from flat-to-flat, and 7.15mm across opposite corners.

Possibly this
is a metric vs. imperial standards thing.

Regardless; Thanks!

My bits slip right in after the print. Did you use my settings? If not, try them out and let me know if that makes a difference. If this is a problem I could increase the size or you could scale it slightly in repG.

And better yet, you can have a short handled driver with all sorts of bits. Torx, hex, sockets, etc.

Thanks Tom, this will be quite useful.

Awesome! I've considered doing this myself and I'm happy I can now just download yours :) A great way to utilize those loose bits.

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