Optics demo file is not ready

A project log for Lasercut Optics Bench

Use your lasercutter to make an optics bench.

Peter WalshPeter Walsh 06/15/2016 at 05:020 Comments

Woot! We got an article on Hackaday!

The new video demonstrates laser-cut lens profiles, but the design files aren’t available yet because I encountered a problem specific to the CAD program I’m using. Curves in “saved” files are curves, but exported as DXF files they become polylines. I can cut curved pieces, but when you cut from DXF files the curves are faceted.

Our CAD expert is looking into this and should have well formed files soon, and then they’ll go up on the GitHib account and the page.

(Also, we’re cooking up something special for the “Citizen Scientist” interim prize, and that’s taking up a lot of time. Check the project page for updates.)