June 24, 2021
Somehow a baby appeared in my life. I wanted to build him one of these arches where you can suspend toys for him to play with. I think it is called a baby arch.
This arch is built of 4 legs made of rectangular lumber, a wooden rod for the arch itself, and some 3D printed parts for the feet and to connect everything together (I call them the heads).
Here you can configure and download the files to 3D print.
I made this an editable model, where you can customise:
legsDepth), as well as how they related to each other (
While tweaking the parameters, you might see a blob appear - it means that your configuration made something break.
You can export your file as STL and use a standard configuration for your slicer. Personally I printed them on the flat side, I did not use any support, with layers at 0.2 (and in PLA). I had to clean a bit the legs holes because of an imperfect bridge - but your printer is probably better configured than mine!
You can discuss this on Mastodon or on Reddit