Lego Box for Lego Pieces

by PapaCoyle, published

Lego Box for Lego Pieces by PapaCoyle Jan 2, 2013
0 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps



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

Thing Statistics

6105Views 1943Downloads Found in Containers


My wife was looking for a box for her desk so students could put found Lego pieces into it. This is a 3.5x scale box of a 2x4 brick.

UPDATE: I noticed the files took a long time to slice. I modified the OpenScad files to reduce the number of faces ($fn) on the edge radiuses from 60 to 16. Due to the small size of the radiuses, this is impercetabile in the print, but greatly sped up slicing and also reduced files sizes.


Print all three pieces. On the underside of the box top, glue the box top insert piece. I prefer using clear cleaner meant for priming ABS, CPVC, and PVC for glue (Oatey #30782). This holds the printed ABS very well, just don't use a lot. It is available in most any home improvement store in the plumbing section. I centered the insert on the underside of the top and used mini spring clamps to hold the parts together. I also placed narrow pieces of metal on the top side under the clamps to flatten the little bit of curling in the to piece.
The parts were modeled in OpenSCAD. This is one of my first parts built from scratch and I am sure it could be cleaned up. Still getting used to all the features of this program.

btw- The ABS cleaner also does a great job of finishing a part. Because it is a solvent, it reduces any ridges, fades the print lines, and gives the part a shine, even if it had been sanded.

More from Containers

view more

All Apps

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Print through a distributed network of 3D printing enthusiasts from across the US, at a fraction of the cost of the competitors. We want to change the world for the better through technology, an...

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

3D Print a wide range of designs with Treatstock. Easy to use tools to get the perfect result. The global 3D printing network that connects you with high-quality and fast working print services nea...

App Info Launch App