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gcode halftone converter

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gcode halftone converter by mattvenn Feb 18, 2013



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A python program to convert an image into halftone. Generates gcode for your CNC mill.



Check the new interactive drill pic 2 from here: https://github.com/mattvenn/cad/tree/master/tools/drillpic2

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It is very interesting. Is the Black printed by Dual-Color Extruder or is it a half circle hole that you fill in black paint?

yeah, sorry this isn't clear. It's a special sign making plastic which has a very thin top layer of one colour, and a base of a different colour. This is a white top with a black base. It gives a super crisp result. I know people who've done similar on painted wood and that can work too.

Thanks for your reply, so your g-code is for CNC router?

yes, it just generates drill commands g81 or g83