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Hi all!  I haven't posted here in a while as I had to take a break from painting to do some remodeling on my house. That was two years ago.  ::o:  Finally able to get back to this hobby I love so I wanted to organize my paint desk some.  I designed some paint racks to store my mini paints and figured that someone else might benefit from them as well.  I posted them on Thingiverse for all to use.  Totally free and open source!!

 

I am adding to them as people ask for additional brands of paint and other configurations.  If anyone prints them and needs some changes or additional options just let me know and I will be happy to see what I can do.  ::D:

 

Looking forward to getting involved again in this great community!!

 

Without further blabbing here are the links to the units:

Large Straight - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2531450

Small Straight - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2549451

Inside Corner - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2543779

Outside Corner - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2588073

 

Happy Painting!!!

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5 minutes ago, RouterMike said:

That's a cool paint rack, but unfortunately the 3D printer I have one order is only going to handle a 4.5 inch cube print area.

 

There are some printing stores that can do 3D printing - maybe those would be able to do larger? I don't know what they charge, unfortunately. 

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6 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

 

There are some printing stores that can do 3D printing - maybe those would be able to do larger? I don't know what they charge, unfortunately. 

 

After building my wall rack, I'm not sure I really NEED another rack. Though the corner units could come in handy when this eventually gets full.

For some reason, I can't stop looking at paints and paint racks. As if that's not enough, now I keep looking for things to print when the printer arrives.

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Hmm. I have access to a printer at work and haven't used it. It is some kind of MakerBot. The same models a lot of elementary schools around me have in their buildings.

 

Might be worth looking into something like this. Any guesses on how long print print time might be?

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