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by christi
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Octocopter
Replies: 9
Views: 5551

Re: Octocopter

triplus wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:30 pm
P.S. Will it fly?
Yes, it is flying quite good
by christi
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Octocopter
Replies: 9
Views: 5551

Octocopter

My octocopter is ready. https://www.bergmann-internet.de/Technik/UFO/okto_freecad.jpg https://www.bergmann-internet.de/Technik/UFO/okto2018.jpg Here you can download the FreeCAD file okto_flower_star_3.fcstd The housing is made from 3mm wood with a laser cutter. The parts fit perfectly. No glue need...
by christi
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting
Replies: 13
Views: 1919

Re: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting

There is one problem: In the example above there is one part with hole in form of a heart. The offset tool ignores it. No idea how to solve this issue.
by christi
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting
Replies: 13
Views: 1919

Re: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting

wandererfan wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:30 pm
Did you have any issues with the number of Vertexes generated?
No, it is working quite good, but it may take some time to finish.
by christi
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting
Replies: 0
Views: 185

Creating SVG Export for lasercutting

Hi,
I have already anounced a new macro in the TechDraw Forum
A copy has been placed in a fork of the official macro repository

If you like it, you can merge it into the official repo.

Cheers
Christi
by christi
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting
Replies: 13
Views: 1919

Re: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting

All right,
I have added some documentation here:
https://github.com/chbergmann/LasercutterSVGExport
by christi
Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: Creating SVG Export for lasercutting
Replies: 13
Views: 1919

Creating SVG Export for lasercutting

Hello FreeCAD fans, we have a lasercutter that uses .svg files as input. I would like to generate .svg files from my FreeCAD designs. The laser beam width has to be considered, but I do not want to add it in my design. I have created a script that is doing this task: Select several parts in the Free...
by christi
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: SVG Export from Path
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: SVG Export from Path

by christi
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: SVG Export from Path
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: SVG Export from Path

Yes, we need some kind of an SVG post processor. Here is a workbench which is trying to generate SVG exports for lasercutting: this: https://github.com/execuc/LCInterlocking This workbench creates a page with 2D contours of several parts in our design. The problem with this workbench is that is does...
by christi
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: SVG Export from Path
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: SVG Export from Path

Maybe it is easier to create 3D offsets of my parts and place a 2D view on a TechDraw page.

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