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    Thanks for the writeup! This is exactly what I was looking to do. Had to print off several small test samples to get my grooves right and I'm printing my first full model now.Step 5 tripped me up a little at first because blender got rid of the carve option, but I ended up just doing an intersect and deleting the top part that was left over. It was mostly just my inexperience with blender that made it a little tricky.I did get hung up a while on step 7. Meshmixer was making my whole path or most of my path just disappear when I tried to make it solid. What ended up working for me was first opening the path .stl in Microsoft's '3D Builder' application which will tell you it needs repaired when first importing, let that program run it's repair, save, and then do the Meshmixer make solid par…

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    Thanks for the writeup! This is exactly what I was looking to do. Had to print off several small test samples to get my grooves right and I'm printing my first full model now.Step 5 tripped me up a little at first because blender got rid of the carve option, but I ended up just doing an intersect and deleting the top part that was left over. It was mostly just my inexperience with blender that made it a little tricky.I did get hung up a while on step 7. Meshmixer was making my whole path or most of my path just disappear when I tried to make it solid. What ended up working for me was first opening the path .stl in Microsoft's '3D Builder' application which will tell you it needs repaired when first importing, let that program run it's repair, save, and then do the Meshmixer make solid part.

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