3D Printing WAS: RE: Sugru (moldable rubber) for ???
turing at shaw.ca
Mon Jan 26 14:55:17 CST 2015
I've also used OpenSCAD, since you can write 'programs' to generate precise dimensions.
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From: "Francois Dion" <francois.dion at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: 3D Printing WAS: RE: Sugru (moldable rubber) for ???
There's http://www.thingiverse.com (how about a 1/9th scale Apple ][+?
I think though, that it is well worth the efforts to learn something like
Plus you can actually do everything from the command line in python (I do
everything with it these days) if you want. Gears of any size, including
worm gears? There's a script for that. In fact, I'm about to go and talk
and demo precisely that at Wake Forest University in a few hours.
raspberry-python.blogspot.com - www.pyptug.org - @f_dion
On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Ali <cctalk at fahimi.net> wrote:
> > Hey that is a good idea :) Man these 3d printers are so awesome!
> > Its getting to the point where, one could 3d print anything.
> Yes, 3D printers are very cool especially with this hobby. The problem, at
> least for someone like me, is that I can't design the items that need to be
> printed. For example, the capstan would be about as far as I could go
> assuming I had measurements from a "good one" since it is just a cylinder.
> What would be needed is an easy to use/store/search file format and
> where people with talent could put in the "parts" you could print at home
> local store. Of course then you have to worry about copyright infringement.
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