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Custom-Cookie-Cutter-Generator

by guru, published

Custom-Cookie-Cutter-Generator by guru Jun 27, 2010

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UPDATE: I made a new version of the Cookie-Cutter-Editor
local-guru.net/blog/pages/cookiecutter-editor


Recently some very awsome cookiecutter-designs started to show up on thingiverse (like the escher cookie cutter ( thingiverse.com/thing:3207 ) or the jigsaw cookie cutter ( thingiverse.com/thing:3267 ), and many more) (and one of the local radiostations has played "last cristmas", because it's only 6 months till x-mas O_o )

So i thought about how the generation of such custom cookie cutters could be simplified and i developed a custom cookie cutter generator in processing.

read more about the project at my blog post
local-guru.net/blog/2010/06/27/custom-cookie-cutters-for-the-makerbot

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Hi I use it on my rep 1 it works perfect but when I do it on replicator 2 it don't work why is that

I've downloaded the Windows version of the Cookie-Cutter-Editor but it's displaying a blank screen rather than the the default configuration of nodes and lines. Am I doing something wrong? Was looking forward to playing around with this so I'd love to know :)

This is awesome! Compared to how I was making cookie cutters before this is so easy. Thanks for making this and making it available! Smile

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bigboy6969100 on Jun 24, 2013 said:

Hi I use it on my rep 1 it works perfect but when I do it on replicator 2 it don't work why is that

nik2012 on May 9, 2012 said:

I've downloaded the Windows version of the Cookie-Cutter-Editor but it's displaying a blank screen rather than the the default configuration of nodes and lines. Am I doing something wrong? Was looking forward to playing around with this so I'd love to know :)

EdinKali on Apr 14, 2012 said:

This is awesome! Compared to how I was making cookie cutters before this is so easy. Thanks for making this and making it available! Smile

Anonymous on Dec 22, 2010 said:

is there any way to smooth out the base layer? i was trying to make some lightning bolts last night and the base (thick layer) had some gaps in it and didnt print so well.

Lenbok on Dec 4, 2010 said:

Do you have any way to alter the thickness of the wall of the cookie cutter? Most of the cookie cutters I have downloaded from thingiverse end up having walls two extrusions thick, with a gap between them (and these get clogged with dough). If there was a wall-thickness option, I could set it to exactly two filament widths so that the two laps of the perimeter touch.

Anonymous on Dec 22, 2010 said:

this one generates the cutter with one wall thickness it seems. (at least with my skeinforge settings and .35 nozzle) they are surprisingly pretty strong.

efinkg on Nov 26, 2010 said:

Can I just say that this is really cool? Great job!

mifga on Oct 18, 2010 said:

I used this tool to create these two cookie cutters:

Raven: http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

Hitchcock Silhouette: http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

Thanks, Guru!

mifga on Oct 18, 2010 said:

By the way, this awesome processing sketchbook requires the UnlekkerLib0, which I found here: http://codeandform.googlecode....

I was able to edit the Processing patch to bump up the nodes from 20 to 50 so that I could achieve more natural "curvey" lines. Another really awesome hack of this patch would be to allow for the inserting of an image to then trace over -- I didn't need it because I was tracing by eye, but some fo
lks might prefer this.

Really helpful tool!

ElectronicKit on Jun 30, 2010 said:

I like the idea but how do you run the unzipped cookiecutter.pde file? On my XP system clicking on the file returns a message saying 'windows can not open this file'. Letting windows search for the extent returns the message 'unknown'. Google search returns links for Processing Development Environment - PDE but does not say what to run it with.

guru on Jun 30, 2010 said:

download processing from http://www.processing.org/ open the pde file and klick on the little "play" button in the toolbar

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