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OpenScad Puzzle Peice Cutter

by feilen, published

OpenScad Puzzle Peice Cutter by feilen Mar 22, 2011

Description

Puzzle.scad allows you to cut up an object into several puzzle peices
in order to more easily print them on smaller build platforms.

Also thingiverse gets rid of vanilla greaterthan and lessthan signs, for basic HTML.

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Mhmm, makerblock just asked for my script.

Did this already...

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

Should've made it more easily end-user accesible, obviously!

Awesome!! Thanks for sharing your script!!

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Instructions

import ≤puzzle.scad≥

partX = 0; //Which puzzle X to grab
partY = 0; //Which puzzle Y to grab
platform = 100; //Size of platform

intersection() {
≤MODULE NAME HERE≥();
puzzle(platform, partX, partY);
}

Then just change it to the X and Y part you want.
Also, to allow batch export of files, create a .bat file (makefiles may be
easier) with entries such as:

"C:/Program Files/OpenSCAD/openscad.exe" -s obj0_0.stl -D 'partX = 0' -D 'partY = 0' obj.scad
"C:/Program Files/OpenSCAD/openscad.exe" -s obj0_1.stl -D 'partX = 0' -D 'partY = 1' obj.scad
...

There actually is a guide on openscad's user manuel on how to use makefiles, but for quick projects this is sufficient.

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merlinjim on Mar 28, 2011 said:

Did this already...

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

Should've made it more easily end-user accesible, obviously!

feilen on Mar 29, 2011 said:

Mhmm, makerblock just asked for my script.

MakerBlock on Mar 23, 2011 said:

Awesome!! Thanks for sharing your script!!

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