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Quick Square

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MOST Delta filament as guide.JPG This page was part of an MTU course MSE4777 OA and MSE4777 OB/MSE5777/EE4777/EE5777: Open-source 3-D printing

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Quick Square

Project developed by User:Isac Bench
This OSAT has been designed but not yet tested - use at own risk.
This OSAT has been prototyped.

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This quick square or carpenter's triangle is a product that can be found relatively cheap at most hardware stores. This product allows the user to make lines perpendicular or 45 degrees from an existing edge. The advantage of making this 3D printable is that it is cheaper and someone who does not have access to a hardware store may be able to obtain it if they have the capabilities to 3D print.


Bill of Materials

This part can be fully printed and no other components are necessary.

Click Here for STL and Source Code

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT

  1. MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer

Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the OSAT

Product is to be used on a table saw. Safe operation and knowledge of table saw needed for proper use.

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions

Place flat surface on bed and no support material will be needed.

Example orientaion below:

Push stick in use can be found below:


Printing / Slicing Settings

Temperature: 210C

Infill: 15%

Supports: No

Skirt: No

Speeds: Print: 90 mm/s, Wall Speed: 70 mm/s

Layer Height: 0.20 mm

Material: PLA

Cost savings

Estimated Cost in PLA: $0.58

Commercial Equivalent: Many varieties of commercial products here is a standard option [1]

Commercial equivalent for approx $10

3D Printed for $0.58

Cost Savings ~ $9.42

% Cost Savings ~ 94% Savings

Benefited Internet Communities

Woodworking Talk [2]

DIY Chatroom [3]

The Woodworking Patriot [4]


Carpenters Tools Websites