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Category Archives: modeling
I have been introducing some of my math students to 3d modeling using the openSCAD software package. The openSCAD documentation is really good, but can be intimidating to new users. This is a summary of some of the basic shapes … Continue reading
One of the most appealing aspects of 3d printing is the ability to solve problems in our everyday lives by making things. Last year when I returned to work after my son Ever was born, I started a ritual of … Continue reading
I made Erin a Valentine’s Day gift using Shapeways. One of our favorite meals is fresh bread with olive oil and brie, and a bottle of wine. So I designed an olive oil dipping dish with a recessed heart to … Continue reading
A few resources have been particularly helpful for me as I have started to use openSCAD. The main openSCAD site: http://www.openscad.org/ The openSCAD site describes the program, and the scripting approach it takes to 3d modeling. Installation files are available … Continue reading
This summer I finally decided to try 3d modeling after reading an article in Wired magazine that laid out the process. I looked for an open source CAD program that would be straightforward to use, and that matched my design … Continue reading