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Customizable Bezier Bowl

by anoved, published

Customizable Bezier Bowl by anoved Mar 24, 2014
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Create smoothly curved containers such as bowls, urns, or vases with this customizable design. Beginning with a side view, you draw Bezier curve control points in a polygon widget; the resulting curve is turned into a cross section that is spun as if on a lathe or potter's wheel to produce the final model.

Here is a brief screencast demonstrating how to draw Bezier curve control points with this customizer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVwQY6czCPw The attached screenshot overlays a frame from the screencast with additional details.


Produces solid models intended to be printed with zero infill and zero top layers. (Alternatively, stop your printer around 90% to prevent top layers from being printed.)


Part of my Customizable Containers series.


(Does Thingiverse garble UTF? Let's look at the accented "e" in the word that follows to find out: Bézier. Not initially, but after passing through the Edit Thing page again, it appears so.)

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I printed the bezier-lathe.stl sample file in brown PLA at 2x scale on my Printrbot Simple. 0.15 mm layer height, 3 perimeters, 6 bottom layers, 0 top layers, and 0 infill.

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I updated the script this morning with a new parameter, slices. It controls how many layers are used to approximate the curve. Try plugging in smaller values for more angular objects. I've added a 10 slice versions of the sample model as an example.

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