Archive for May 29th, 2017
The weather got warm enough to open the windows before pollen season started, which led to the front bathroom door slamming closed in the middle of the night when a gusty rainstorm blew through town. After far too many years, I decided this was an annoyance up with which I need no longer put.
A few minutes with OpenSCAD and Slic3r produces the shape:
It’s basically an extrusion of a 2D shape with a rectangular recess for the door chewed out.
An hour later, it’s in full effect:
The model now sports a little ball to secure the retainer against the towel bar:
Maybe someday I’ll reprint it.
That was easy …
The cast-iron pig sometimes standing guard as a doorstop in the relatively narrow doorway poses a bit of a foot hazard, so he moves into a closet during the off season. He can now remain there, snug and comfy, until a need for ballast arises.
The OpenSCAD source code as a GitHub Gist: