Garlic Press

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Garlic Press by daveseff Dec 22, 2012

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Mashes ( Or extrudes for folks here:) ) peeled garlic cloves into little pulverized bits.

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I designed the casing solid. I recommend 100% fill for this as it will need to be strong. Also My first attempt I has designed holes in the bottom for the garlic to come out. I ended up removing those and drilling holes manually because my printer made a mess of those holes. use an 1/8" drill bit to drill evenly spaced holes in the bottom of the case.

Make sure all the screw parts fit together nicely. There is one known overhang issue in the top of the lid which I will correct, but even then the piece worked. Screw the 'screw' bit into the lid and superglue/epoxy the handle to the screw top.

Printed with PLA to be food safe.

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On top of all other complaints, where are the holes at the bottom? What is the point of not making them in 3d part?

Do not print, the LID doesn't go on the CASE. The screw threads do not line up correctly.

Note to self: Always read the comments before printing a thing :(

Размеры - пиздец, автор - мудак!!!! В анус себе закрути такую резьбу!!! Я понимаю допуски в десятые миллиметра и деффекты печати, но тут же просто ужас!!!

I made one and it broke......... Waste of PLA....... But after chopping up the garlic MMmmmmmmm

I remixed and put the hole back. My printer does a good job with details. I'll post the remix shortly.

For printing, I printed the lid at 1.04 of default scale. I printed the handle at 1.05 of default scale.

I think the lip might need to go higher, but I ended up drilling it out a bit and force twisting the screw through with a wrench. Then worked it back and forth until smooth.

Unfortunately this does not work, I can't get the lit on the bottle. Something is wrong with the screwwire.

good idea, I am redesigning one based on seeing yours.

could also use it as small clay and putty extuder

I'm about to try for the third time. I am thinking scale the cap up about 5% and downsize the screw by 10%. It might work.

Hey, I printed this out. Unfortunately I think the handle and screw are too weak to crush garlic. I tried to use this and the handle snapped right off the screw! I tried to continue using a wrench, but the screw would rather strip than crush garlic.

Hmm. That's unfortunate. The one I have is still working. I will revise the design and reinforce the handle.

What detail level did you print this out at? I did it at makerware medium, .27 mm
Do you think that made a difference?

Not sure. I have an older self-built printer with an old nozzle that prints at .4. I also made sure I drilled enough holes in the bottom.