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Digital sundial

http://www.mojoptix.com/

This guy just made an incredible 3D printed shadow casting time piece. My question Is: can you figure out how to slice it in 1mm slices so that I can cut it on my cheap laser cutter?
First, I just don't have the mental capacity for such. 
Second, my software is terrible and I need it in black with white background. And can even be a PDF. 

I appreciate it and and would make an instructable to help anyone else do the same thing. 

Thanks

I printed one of these sun dials and it is very cool and I was thinking the same thing, cut it out in layers and scale it up and make it out of metal.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1068443/#files

Unfortunately the more you look at it, the more problems you will find. No matter which way you slice it up you are going to get a big pile of little bits that will fall out everywhere. So I gave up in the end, Some where on his site he said it could only be made with a 3d printer, I think he is probably right, or it will be very difficult.

If your looking for software to view the STL try Meshlab, its free.

Kiteman2 months ago

Oh!

http://gizmodo.com/this-digital-sundial-tracks-the...

Cool, but very slightly useless...

Downunder35m2 months ago

123D had this program to make your own carboard creation in slices.
Not sure though if you can find a suitable file to import for this job.
But you can always create your own there...