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Ikea Lack Table Brace

The Iconic Ikea Lack Table, Sleek, $8, Versatile. I use them for my 3d Printers and My 3D Printed CNC (in progress) But they have one fatal flaw. When you put a machine that creates oscillations on a table such as a Lack, it follows the oscillations, and weakens over time. This is my attempt to solve the problem and so far it works great.

The holes are designed for standard #5 x 1" wood screws. The outermost holes are aligned to hit the thin piece of MDF that internally makes up the frame of the table. I have had best results using CA glue on the contact surfaces and then securing further with screws. There is not a lot of "meat" internally on the table, so this seems to solve that. The chamfer on the holes is such that button head screws will also work fine.

The screws that meet the leg sections are staggered as to not interfere with on another. I am also well aware the 7 screws plus superglue is overkill, but it works and screws are cheap.

Use 5-6 Walls, and an equal amount of top and bottom layers with 25% infill

I printed these for 3 tables in PETG, Because it is what I primarily use. But I am sure that PLA will work fine.

Uses Approximately 200g of Filament and 4 Braces can fit on a standard print bed.

Please let me know if you personally run into any issues and would like me to change the file accordingly. I have also included the F3D file for your own changing.

Print Settings

Printer brand:

Printer:

Rafts:

Doesn't Matter

Supports:

No

Resolution:

.2mm

Infill:

25%

Filament brand:

ANY

Filament color:

ANY

Filament material:

PETG or PLA