Panavise Fixturing Head designed to fit Panavise 300 series bases including early models manufactured by Colbert and Hunter Industries. Slots are desired to particularly fit ¼” carriage bolts but any ¼”, or equivalent metric screw/bolt will do. I also recommend using wingnuts in combination with the carriage bolts to allow for easy assembly/disassembly. That also makes it easy to design clamping fixtures for your particular need, whether for model painting/assembly, electronics, dremel carving etc. I printed this in Overture PLA Plus however I would use PETG if I were doing heavier work or work using solvents. I included stl files for some basic clamps and some spacers that can be used as small tool holders. I will be adding more parts later.
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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