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Open-Source Papercraft, or, a box for your cell phone! Here, step-by-step, is how to get a box for your cell phone, Ipad, whatever, using only Open So...
Begin by designing a box in Wings3D, a box with windows, don't use insets on a face, but rather a face cut into 3, because it works out much better, ...
Now, export the box on the Obj format, and import for MeshLab so that you can save the file to Dxf, save it in the sub-folder "Examples" folder of the...
With the Dxf file in, go to... The Dxf2papercraft Program, which, with a line of text that is always the same, just the file names change, you may tur...
Remember first, enter the folder where the Dxf2papercraft is, in this case a folder on the Desktop, so open a Terminal, write cd /Desktop/dxf2pap...
Yes, set somewhat awkwardly, but it is child's play to straighten up the drawing in Inkscape:
Then, when you're done correcting and perfecting, you can also add colour, print the thing on your Printer;
It is important to make the bending clear, and precise, nothing simpler than the method of the slot between two rulers, here's a Meccano version:
It is a rounded piece that passes over the sheet, on the groove between the rulers , and a you get a clear crease:
And by cutting and pasting, or riveting on plastic sheet, a piece of aluminum sheet, on the side facing your body, to protect the body from radio wave...
Not bad for a 70 cents plastic sheet, and 15 minutes of work!
You see, even Plastic sheet can be creased, this way...
...And folded, like paper, although it's a lot harder to bend, otherwise! Have some Papercraft, and Plastic-Craft fun!
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Posted:May 19, 2012
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