The purpose of this project is to build a shock resistant 4-spice dispenser suitable for camping and hiking. The dispenser must be easy and cheap to build. Because I like things that are modular, I made it modular so that you can change the size of the dispencer every time you need it. The name of the final product is "SPICE CAMP"!

Step 1: Materials

For the plexiglass pieces:
  • Source file for the laser cutter (attached to this step)
For the assembly:
  • Metal rod
  • Hacksaw
  • Plier
  • 2 hex nuts
  • Open-end wrench
  • Laser cutter plexiglass
I'll use it for MILK + COFFEE + SUGAR. Soon some photos
You said you kept it "modular" so you can change the size as needed. But since the sheets are not glued together, and there are no ridges to make them "seat" against one another, don't the spices leak out between them? Just wondering. I'm probably just missing something. Also, assuming someone was happy with just one size, would gluing the sections help?
Yes, glue will help. I should redesign it in order to be 3d printed. This way I could add a groove on the border to avoid spices to leak
He who controls the Spice controls the universe!
Dune is a great film!
I read the book when I was 13.
The spice must flow!
You don't clearly show how to operate this thing!
I'll soon add a step for this, THANKS!
Hey thank you, I'm a spice lover myself and I just can't seem to get away with not putting at least salt on my food (hey I'm young right?), and when I saw this I thought, wow I'd like to make that. But I just don't understand how you dispense out of it, does it crush the spices or do you put it in pre-ground?? These are some rather serious questions I would like to know, and with that I end this with a Lol and a thanks :P
Don't know if the author got back to you or not, but the little hole in the top of the dispenser is where the spice would come out. I would assume you filled your spices into each of the 4 compartments before screwing the top on. Then just rotate the top so the holes are over the compartment you want, and shake it out like a salt shaker. When the holes are aligned with the point, then they are over the solid little circle underneath, thus "closing" the spice shaker. That a bit more clear?
Oh thank you, yes that makes it a lot clearer!

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