OpenScad Puzzle Peice Cutter

by feilen, published

OpenScad Puzzle Peice Cutter by feilen Mar 22, 2011


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

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Mhmm, makerblock just asked for my script.
Did this already...


Should've made it more easily end-user accesible, obviously!
Awesome!! Thanks for sharing your script!!

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import ≤puzzle.scad≥

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

intersection() {

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.

<p>Did this already...</p>


<p>Should've made it more easily end-user accesible, obviously!</p>

Dado Box (for use with openscad CSG ops)

<p>Mhmm, makerblock just asked for my script.</p>

<p>Awesome!! Thanks for sharing your script!!</p>