[OpenSCAD] "Melting" models

Kevin Toppenberg kdtop3 at gmail.com
Fri May 24 09:43:03 EDT 2019


Could you multiple the object (i.e. the mesh of all the points of the
object) by a transform matrix, which effects the radial transformation?

Kevin

On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 7:29 AM leebc <leebc11 at acm.org> wrote:

> I came across this model of a "melted" or "wilting" gear...  (Think Dali's
> clocks.)
>      https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2872162
> <
> http://forum.openscad.org/file/t1632/a22b1cd568ea8d3a6547ed46a6a10119_preview_featured.jpg>
>
>
> Can anyone think of a good way to recreate this in OpenSCAD?
>
> Let's assume you are completely modeling in OpenSCAD so could re-write the
> code for the gear generation.
>
> Objective is to curve a flat object around a "pipe" of a certain diameter.
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