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3D printing of a broken chair leg Answered

Hi all,

My chair is broken. I can't find the part anywhere so I thought maybe I could 3D print it, but I have no idea how to do it. Would anyone help me out to create a design file. I have a rough sketch below.

If anyone can help out I'd really appreciate it, thanks!

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Downunder35mwernerchao

Reply 3 years ago

Take this if it suits:

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Downunder35mDownunder35m

Reply 3 years ago

Starting to get really annoyed with the inconsistencies of the editor and stuff not working as expected....
Sorry, you have to go here and download manually as nothing here works as i should.... :(

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wernerchaoDownunder35m

Reply 3 years ago

Thank you Downunder35m, this is very useful 3D file. Really appreciate your help!

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Downunder35mwernerchao

Reply 3 years ago

You're welcome, was a really simple one and you already provided the right measurements...

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MeanUncleBob

3 years ago

I think printing is unnecessary. What's it made from? Where does it fit in the chair and what purpose does it serve?

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wernerchaoMeanUncleBob

Reply 3 years ago

Hello it is a plastic leg of a chair. Perhaps I could use woodworking to complete the task, just I'd like to try the new technology. Any idea where I can get some help with 3D files? Thanks in advance!

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Moemwernerchao

Reply 3 years ago

You can most likely get some help at your local hackerspace, makerspace or fablab.