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Upcycled Storage Bin

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3D model description

Upcycling a rubber maid plastic storage tub into a functional end table these connector pieces along with standard copper pipe and overhead lighting panels create a functional furniture piece. The sci-fi grunge styled pieces snap into place on the top integrating the pipe and see through grid.

Supporting a smaller living footprint this design integrates storage space into daily living. The top snaps on and off so that the storage is accessible. When moving time arrives all pieces stow inside. The leg pieces are hot glued on and come off easily.

3D printing settings

Both pieces print easily in resolutions from .2 - .4 mm. Printing support is built into stl file.

Materials List: 1 -62 inch piece of ½ inch copper tubing, overhead lighting panel grid 24 x 48 inches (makes 3 table tops also comes in chrome), copper tube cutter: $9 Walmart, roughneck 18 gallon (68 litre) storage box
Copper pipe cut list: 2 pieces 18 3/8 inches (468 mm), 2 pieces 12 ¼ inches (310 mm)
Lighting grid size cut with small side cutters: 14 1/8 x 19 ¾ inches ( 360 mm x 502 mm)
Roughneck 18 gallon (68 litre) storage box

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • Leg_9_support.stl
    • Top_Corner_10_fixed_supported.stl

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  • Last update: 2021-03-15 at 12:46
  • Publication date: 2015-02-01 at 18:05




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