We improved the way we pack our beams. The box stayed, the tape went. We shrinkwrapped the beams in packages. And, the finishing touch, the packages got a neat nice little sticker. Our starter kit definitely looks better!
In our posts ‘buttons to suit makerbeam’ we already made clear finding or making the right bolts for MakerBeam is not that easy. In the end we chose to have our bolts custom made. Now we find there is still room for improvement.
Working with beams and brackets you want to secure a tight grip. To perfection the screws is almost impossible. That is why we now look at a combination of bolts and washers. Sometimes you want to just really have a tight grip and this will make it possible.
Here are some pictures of the things we are looking at.