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CadQuery case generator

Mariusz Ryndzionek's CadQuery keyboard case generator is a set of Python scripts outputting CadQuery files.
Published February 21, 2022
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The CadQuery 2 keyboard case generator by Mariusz Ryndzionek aka mryndzionek is a set of Python scripts outputting CadQuery files.

If you're unfamiliar with CadQuery, it's a Python library for building parametric 3D CAD models. It can output CAD formats like STEP and AMF in addition to traditional STL. It also provides a non-proprietary, plain text model format that can be edited and executed even with only a web browser – which means, as of my understanding, it can be an alternative to OpenSCAD.

This project is still in experimental phase so be careful when using the generated files:

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Published on Mon 21st Feb 2022. Featured in KBD #66 (source).


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