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ChainringGen – making a chainring with open source software

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Rich Olson writes: ChainringGen is an OpenSCAD script I wrote that can generate a bike chainring with any specifications you like. You can download ChainringGen here.  You can control parameters like bolt-circle-diameter (BCD), number of bolt holes, number of teeth and other stuff. I primarily created ChainringGen because I thought...

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Automated CAD design

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

An Automated CAD design for enclosures by Jon. He writes: I recently kicked off laser cutting services on Anibit, and I plan to augment that service with a lot of specific product designs that I create. I'm a nut for automation and flexibility, and I'm deficient in intrinsic artistic talent. I...

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Small USB IR Toy case

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

This small IR Toy case by GHPS is up on  Thingiverse: Sick of beige cases? Then print it in blue, red, black - or the color that you want... The irToy by dangerousprototypes is a small, universal infrared controller for the USB bus. It can receive and send arbitrary ir...

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Bus Pirate 3D-printed case

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Here's a 3D-printed Bus Pirate case by foosel, created in OpenSCAD: This is a case for the Bus Pirate v3.6 from Dangerous Prototypes/Seeedstudio. It offers access to the header and the ICSP connector and a clear view on the 4 status LEDs. The case was created with OpenSCAD, the source...

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3D KiCAD Parts using OpenSCAD and Wings3D

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Christopher Woodall from HappyRobotLabs wrote to us with a short tutorial on how to use OpenSCAD and Wings3D to make 3D component models for KiCAD: I personally find it convenient to utilize OpenSCAD to make 3D models of most eletrical components, which are simple and easily defined parametrically in OpenSCAD's language....

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OpenSCAD – the programmers solid 3D CAD modeler

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

If you've looking for open source 3D modeling software that focuses more on the CAD and less on the artistic/game dev aspects, consider Openscad. Think design of machine parts, not movie animation. It takes a different approach than other 3D modeling software.OpenSCAD is not an interactive modeler. Instead it is...

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