[OpenSCAD] Using OpenSCAD to drive milling

nop head nop.head at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 17:05:56 EDT 2019


I don't know why it is crossed out because I have only used it on Win7. I
did install it in about 2012.

On Tue, 1 Oct 2019 at 21:38, Jordan Brown <openscad at jordan.maileater.net>
wrote:

> On 10/1/2019 1:25 PM, nop head wrote:
>
> I do 2D milling with PyCAM from DXF files produced with OpenSCAD. I think
> it can also import STL and do 3D milling but I haven't tried it yet.
>
>
> Thanks.  (Though the crossed-out "Windows" in the list of supported
> platforms is a problem for me.)
>
> Just to make sure we're on the same page, I'm talking about a
> bottom-of-the-line 3-axis mill, something that's able to move the bit in X,
> Y, and Z, to carve down from the top of the material.  It cannot rotate the
> bit into other orientations, so it cannot (e.g.) carve in from the side.
>
> This is what I have:
> https://www.sainsmart.com/products/sainsmart-genmitsu-cnc-router-3018-pro-diy-kit
>
>
>
> On Tue, 1 Oct 2019 at 21:23, Jordan Brown <openscad at jordan.maileater.net>
> wrote:
>
>> Does anybody use OpenSCAD to drive a 3D mill?  What tool chain do you
>> use?  Any hints?
>>
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