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  • Move Along

    I hope for this site to become a useful addendum to the Official OpenSCAD.org site. However, for know, and the foreseable future it is quite useless, a mere curiousity. It…

  • hull()

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    hull() is a simple command to use, merely place whatever objects from which you want to form a hull as children of the command. The hull command() merges the outermost…

  • Arrays

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    OpenSCAD does not have a built in Array command but we can easily create an array with a for loop, or even create an array module, and have our own…

  • The Easiest Project Box ! – Use ALL THE THINGS!

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    Use OpenSCAD powerful hull() command and the simple offset() to create the easiest project box ever. Easy rounded corners. No complicated subtractions. Although concept wise, this may not be “easy”,…

  • Cylindrical Text the Easy Way

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    Whereas I love math, I do not excel in the knowledge of said math or patience. So like many of us lesser skilled math enthusiasts I tend to look for…

  • text()

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    As of OpenSCAD 2019 text has gotten a lot easier to add in OpenSCAD. Basic text can be added with just the bare Command: text( “Basic Text” ); This command…

  • OpenSCAD – Basic Bearing – Sketched?

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    As far as practice excersizes go a basic bearing is a great one to learn basic concpets on OpenSCAD. This tutorial takes a differenct approach and uses the 2d Subsystem…

  • OpenSCAD – Basic Bearing

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    Not the standard approach to a Bearing this model begins with 2D Representations of each race component and uses rotate_extrude to build up the 3D Body. Sometimes, if we know…

  • Basic Flat Tooth Gear

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    This short tutorial will help you create a basic gear in OpenSCAD. The gear will need two cylinders to create the gear and a 3 sided polygon to create the…

  • OpenSCAD – Create a pipe.

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    This simple Tutorial will walk you through the process of making a cylindrical pipe. In this Tutorial you will only need two commands: cylinder(); difference(); Bebgin by creating a new…

  • preview()

    The children of the preview command will only be shown during Preview ( F5 ) and not Render ( F6 )