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Top October Downloads

Here's the most downloaded open designs from Obrary for October 2014:

Submitting Open Designs

Happily, we've been getting a lot of interest from Makers that want to add their designs to our open library. Here's how to submit a design.

MakerBench Assembly Instructions

Here's our most recent video. It shows how to assemble the MakerBench.

From SketchUp to VCarve

One of the 3D modelling tools that I use for designing plywood furniture is SketchUp. The goal is to have the plywood cut by a CNC router. The software I’ve been using to create the g-code for the router is VCarve. Here’s the process I’ve been using to get the 3D model from SketchUp into VCarve.

Rhino to VCarve Process

I'm currently using Rhino5 and Grasshopper for making parametric designs for plywood furniture. The goal is to have the plywood cut by a CNC router. The software I've been using to create the g-code for the router is VCarve. Here's the process I've been using to get the 3D model from Rhino to a format that can be used within VCarve.