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How to generate extruded 3D model from images in OpenSCAD

Recently, to do a little bit of 3D modeling, I wanted to try my hand at making a modular back cover for my iPhone. Yes, there’s too many 3D printable models of iPhone covers, but sometimes, we reinvent wheels not

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Cubehero adds cover photos and basic stats

Cubehero now allows you to set a cover photo for ¬†your physible. No longer do you have to submit to the whims of upload order for the display of your physible in the gallery–but should you not set one, we’ll

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How to automatically choose a camera viewing angle of any 3D model

When I wrote stljs, a library to read, write, and convert STL to PNG, one of the things I had to decide was how to calculate where the camera was located and where to point the camera. You want to

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Introducing stljs, a fast library to read, write, and render STL files

Ever want to parse STL files, but couldn’t find a fast library to read both ASCII and Binary STL files? Or you have STL files, but you want to convert it to an image, so you don’t have to load

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How to convert and render STL files to images

Cubehero isn’t just the web page itself. It depends largely on background workers to do the work of rendering models to images, resizing images, and visual diffing models. The past three weeks have been an overhaul of the system to

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