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Better thumb z-crank

by whosawhatsis Jan 31, 2011
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I like it, something useful. :-D

This really worked well for me and saves a lot of time in setting up the z-axis distance.

Nice little Z knob. Looks like a dog bone on the end ;)

Very nice! I've been using OpenSCAD a lot, but I did my version in blender specifically because I didn't want to figure out how to do the filets and splines in OpenSCAD. I wish there was a filet function or something... (or spline for that matter..)

It took a couple of days on the back burner before I realized how to do it. The concave corners were especially difficult, as it took a lot of square roots and arcsines to get the placement right, but it was soooooo worth it. You have to print one just to feel how smoothly it turns around the finger.