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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Day 342 - Hinge

In preparation for a new hinge-related project, today we redesigned our conical hinge maker.

Technical notes, clearance flavor: We made this hinge in OpenSCAD and tomorrow we'll have a customizable version up on Thingiverse, with modifiable tolerance parameters. Clearance dimensions matter a lot! Here's a picture of the six practice and failed designs that led up to the seventh working design: