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Twist Open Impossible Dovetail Box

by AidanRose Feb 13, 2019
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Thanks AidanRose for you quick reaction, I will try to print the new version tomorrow :)

Happy printing!

New piece is perfect, thanks, see picture, black is the new

Thanks, it is ongoing,

may I suggest another small enhancement, I think it could be easier to put the 2 parts together if you make the tube in the Bottom part cylindical in the outer, it would make the top easier to insert. Thanks

Thanks for the suggestion!

If you’re referring to moving the thin walled portion form the bottom portion of the box to the top, I’m a little hesitant to do that since one of my goals for this model was the have the top and bottom be the same height (for aesthetic reasons). I might still test that design change, and if it does make assembly easier I’ll upload it as a new thing to thingiverse.

Let's try with an image if it is clearer?
Keep 1 mm or 2 and then decrease diameter until the top, to insert and slip more easily

Oh I see what you mean. I’ll test that out when I get the chance and upload the design changes.

Preparing to print the version with magnets. When you say we have to pause to insert the magnet, what elevation should the pause be inserted in the g-code?

Hi tjndesigns!

If you decide to print the version of the box with magnets, the height that you should have the print pause at for the top half magnets is 32mm, and the pause height for the bottom half magnets is 17mm.

Thanks for the prompt response! I'm excited to give it a try.