CAD

Design of parts, assemblies or circuits using a computer

OpenSCAD and DXF import

OpenSCAD and DXF import

I was thinking about making a base for the Furby driver in my Upcycle It design challenge. To model the base, I took the existing base and drew around it. I then scanned the image and imported it into Inkscape.

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OpenSCAD two types of function

OpenSCAD two types of function

I’ve been experimenting with OpenSCAD for some time and was building some plates to attach some components together. For these I needed a rounded corner rectangle with some regularly spaced holes. I knew that you could create module functions that

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OpenSCAD

OpenSCAD

As part of the RoadTest of the CEL Robox 3D Printer I proposed to look at printing some gears. This will check both the printers ability to print detailed shapes and also if there is any warping. The geometry of

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CAD practice

CAD practice

As previously mentioned I’m regaining an interest in CAD. A friend has asked me to fabricate some frames for his shed windows and that seemed and excellent opportunity to practice my welding and also some drawing (with welding symbols). Following

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