×Read this message from Erik, founder of YouMagine

CD rack from a tool box

Convert an empty tool box to a stylish CD rack with four pieces of this design. OpenSCad source file available to account for different box sizes

For your home

Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike

Commercial use is allowed, you must attribute the creator, you may remix this work and the remixed work should be made available under this license.

Learn more or download attribution tags


We had some CD flying around and wanted a stylish and portable CD rack. We found some cheap metal tool boxes in the local superstore which seemed ideal for this task. So I designed a rack system to stack the CDs neatly in the tool box. The source is an openSCad file where you can account for different box sizes. The CD box I created holds 22 CDs (and two double CDs).


Buy a cheap tool box with measures at least 20 x 20 x 20 cm. (ex. http://www.d-living.de/Haus_und_Garten/Werkstattausstattung/Werkzeugkoffer_und_Boxen/Brueder_Mannesm...)

or find another appropiate case for your CDs. In this case you have to measure your space inside and modify the openSCad file accordingly.

When you used a box of the same size we used, you can directly print 4 pieces of the stl file with your 3D printer .

We glued the rack into the box with 2 component expoxy resin.

Materials and methods

- One metal tool box (~45x20x20 cm)
- 4 prints of the cd rack



Issues are used to track todos, bugs or requests. To get started, you could create an issue.


9a76bb2a993663377e307563bbea3023?default=blank&size=40makerme123 added this to the Household collection ago
Mini avatararnoldquadratisch256x256Arnold published this design ago