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Old 01-31-2022, 03:49 PM
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Default 3D Printed Edge Distance Marking Tool

I've seen some discussion about edge distance marking tools (including in Kitplanes magazine), and I figured I'd throw in my idea. I was looking for an easy way to do this about a year ago, and had the idea of 3D printing a tool with holes in it for various diameter marking pens.

Here's some pictures. It has holes for four different set distances-- 1/4", 5/16", 3/8", and 7/16".

Here's a link to the .stl file for printing. This link will only be good for 7 days per my sharing policies, but if you find this post later and want a copy, just send me a PM.

If you want to print one, I suggest slicing it at 0.2mm slices. I've printed it on my Prusa i3Mk3S with PETG with the platen at 85C and the extruder at 250C.
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Old 02-01-2022, 05:33 AM
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Thanks a bunch!
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Old 02-01-2022, 07:56 AM
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You're welcome! I hope it's a useful tool for lots of folks.
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Old 02-01-2022, 08:44 AM
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This is great, printed perfectly thank you!
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Old 02-01-2022, 09:03 AM
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This is great, printed perfectly thank you!
Glad to hear it!

The middle hole in each group is sized to fit the fine point on Sharpie extra fine point pens. The other two are guesses at other pen sizes.
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