3D-Printed Under Sink Hooks

3D-Printed Rubber Band Hooks & Rubber Band to Support Shelf Items

3D-Printed Rubber Band Hooks & Rubber Band to Support Shelf Items

Sometimes the simplest little 3D-Printed items are the most helpful …

3D-Printed Tool Holder for Metal Marking Tools

3D-Printed Tool Holder for Metal Marking Tools

For example, a while back I kept losing my Metal Marking Tools on my welding table so 3D Printed a Tool Holder that hangs above the table …

Extra Tips for the Deburring Tool are located in the back of the Tool Holder

Extra Tips for the Deburring Tool are located in the back of the Tool Holder

Since that time, when needed, I have been making lots of 3D-Printed items …

Roll Out Drawer for Under the Kitchen Sink

Roll Out Drawer for Under the Kitchen Sink

BKE ordered a LYNK Roll Out Under Sink Drawer and it works great; however, when you pull out the drawer quickly sometimes items will fall over …

Tipped Over Items in the Roll-Out Drawer Under Kitchen Sink

Tipped Over Items in the Roll-Out Drawer Under Kitchen Sink

Used SolidWorks to designed a quick solution for use with a rubber band …

Screen-Capture of the Rubber Band Hook

Screen-Capture of the Rubber Band Hook

Created a 3D-Printing .STL file and printed the item on the AFINIA Printer …

3D-Printer Software Showing a Pair of Rubber Band Hooks Ready to Print

3D-Printer Software Showing a Pair of Rubber Band Hooks Ready to Print

Installed the 3D-Printed hooks and then attached a rubber band …

Testing the 3D-Printed Rubber Band Hooks to Hold Up Items in Drawer

Testing the 3D-Printed Rubber Band Hooks to Hold Up Items in Drawer

One can tighten or loosen the rubber band by rolling it to the correct tension …

Closer View of the 3D-Printed Rubber Band Hook

Closer View of the 3D-Printed Rubber Band Hook

Rubber band flexes to allow items to be removed from & returned to drawer …

Top-View Showing the Rubber Band Support Holding Items in Drawer

Top-View Showing the Rubber Band Support Holding Items in Drawer

Close-Up view below shows how the hooks attach to the drawer side rails …

Close-Up View of Rubber Band Hook Connected to Drawer Side Rails

Close-Up View of Rubber Band Hook Connected to Drawer Side Rails

Hooks seemed to work so I printed some more to separate items in drawers.

3D-Printing 4 More Rubber Band Hooks for Under the Kitchen Sink Drawer

3D-Printing 4 More Rubber Band Hooks for Under the Kitchen Sink Drawer

Close-Up View of 3D-Printed Rubber Band Hooks

Close-Up View of 3D-Printed Rubber Band Hooks

… CHEERS!!!

UPDATE ~

Hair Ties Work Great and Come in Different Colors

Hair Ties Work Great and Come in Different Colors

Found that stretched Hair Ties work great and look better than rubber bands.

Rolled Hair Ties used instead of Rubber Bands

Rolled Hair Ties used instead of Rubber Bands

Also made several Taller Hair Tie Hooks for the Lower Shelves …

Taller Hair Tie Hooks Shown in AFINIA's 3D-Printing Software

Taller Hair Tie Hooks Shown in AFINIA’s 3D-Printing Software

Longer Hair Wraps are used with the taller hooks to reach across lower shelves.

Six of the Longer Hooks after printing on the AFINIA 3D-Printer

Six of the Longer Hooks after printing on the AFINIA 3D-Printer

By rolling the hair ties the bottles slide in and out of the area between the stretched hair ties on each side, because of the slight spring back action …

Longer Hair Ties are used on the Lower Shelves and Short on the Upper

Longer Hair Ties are used on the Lower Shelves and Short on the Upper

It will be interesting to see what the next 3D-Printed project item will be?

3D-Printing Area with an Older Laptop Running the AFINIA 3D-Printer

3D-Printing Area with an Older Laptop Running the AFINIA 3D-Printer

The .STL files for the Hooks can be found on GrabCAD ( Click Here )

UPDATE ~

Made some even longer 3D-Printed Hooks that hold taller items better …

A Longer & Wider Version Shown in the 3D Printer Software

A Longer & Wider Version Shown in the 3D Printer Software

This new version of Roll-Out Drawer hook is taller & wider and also has a tab which sticks down so the hooks can not slide side to side … In addition, a second lady’s elastic hair band can be attached to the hook.

Longer & Wider Version of Hooks that Use 2 Elastic Lady's Hair Bands

Longer & Wider Version of Hooks that Use 2 Elastic Lady’s Hair Bands

This is all just for the fun of it … The shape of the hooks lets them flex but not break to keep more tension on the bands to better hold items in place.

… CHEERS!!!

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