Flat-pack chair design software

3D Printing & Imaging
Flat-pack chair design software

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Bdring, on Buildlog.Net Blog, writes:

I am just amazed, and I am not easily amazed. I saw this SketchChair application at the Ponoko Blog. This is just plain amazing. I love Flat-pack and this is like Flat-pack crack. This program is a collaboration between Greg Saul and the JST ERATO Design UI Project in Tokyo. This is a Processing based program that allows anyone to simply sketch a chair and the program generates the parts required to build it in real time. The parts are ready to be cut on a CNC router or laser cutter.

SketchChair

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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