New Layer by Layer – Making PCB Holders for Props via @ecken #3DPrinting #Fusion360
In this tutorial I chat about my design for housing the PropMaker FeatherWing and Feather M4 Express in this prop inspired by the TVA Time stick from the Disney+ show Loki. I really like using threads to make this type of assemblies easy to take apart and put back together. By making the pommel removable from the handle, the USB port from the microcontroller becomes easily accessible. I managed to design the PCB holder so it doesn’t require any supports when 3D printing.
Don’t forget, we have 3D models of Adafruit boards available in different CAD formats on our github repo.
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