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Pen Holder V1.0 2016-02-21

Tensioned roller mount maintains positive tip contact.

  1. Rick 2.0
    Simple pen holder concept. Back plate to be mounted to Z-axis.

    Rubber band at rear maintains positive tip pressure while moving across paper, compensating for tip wear or uneven surfaces. Set tip location/height to work surface similar to the way bit height is set and then lower Z-axis another few millimeters beyond tip contact to maintain positive pressure. Stop bolt at side holds rail in place when axis is lifted.

    Pen can be mounted using rubber bands or hose clamps. Mounting system allows for variations in pen diameter along its length. Rail can easily be removed when not in use.

    Pen Holder.jpg

    Pen Holder Detail.jpg


    And finally, mounting the assembly on the Openbuilds Router/Spindle Mount. Note the 4mm holes used to access and tighten the (4) M5x8mm mounting screws.

    Mounted Pen Holder.jpg

Recent Reviews

  1. Macflame
    Macflame
    5/5,
    Version: 2016-02-21
    Great job! Many thanks for sharing.
  2. Mark Carew
    Mark Carew
    5/5,
    Version: 2016-02-21
    Simply awesome! love the fact that it keeps pressure on the paper, this will give the best drawing results. Great idea thank you for sharing.
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