[OpenSCAD] Newbie help with complex curves

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Jul 2 15:24:20 EDT 2019


I tried to collect resources on modelling curves at:
https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/OpenSCAD#Curves --- there's also:
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1208001 which I was able to open and
compile.

William


On Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 3:03 PM A. Craig West <acraigwest at gmail.com> wrote:

> Google will find it for you (I found quite a number of copies of the
> file that way), or it should be installed on your system `in the
> examples directory. Where that is depends on your OS, but try
> searching for a file by name. (on Linux or OS-X, find / -name
> example009.dxf 2> /dev/null )
>
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 2:52 PM Leea <683lee at 337lee.com> wrote:
> >
> > I want to model a propeller, like for a toy boat. I want to know what
> > function should I start with. It curves in multiple directions and the
> > outside shape is also a complex curve. I found an example I thought
> would be
> > a good start, an impeller. I don't think I can attach an image to show
> you.
> > The problem is that the code imports example009.dxf. I have searched and
> I
> > can't find that file. I also saw a demo of Bezier curve which looks
> > interesting but that is 2 dimensional and I need it to curve 3
> dimensional.
> > I tried building it out of a series of blocks and that is not
> satisfactory.
> > thanks
> > Lee
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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