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Design interlocking laser-cut 2D designs in Inkscape

Josh Judkins
posted this on March 17, 2011 10:56

Inkscape Instructable to help your 2d designs fit just right
An instructable by Carol Wang

Carol Wang is nutty about knots, and she's also untangled the mysteries of laser cutting with this fantastic feature on Instructables.

In a handy companion to our own article on the same topic, Carol runs through a series of tests that help determine how to achieve snug fits in acrylic, particularly when combining different colours that interlock.

Not only will it help your 2d designs come out the way you want them to; you'll also save money and time by ensuring all your measurements are right before making the first cut.

There's no need to get yourself in a knot over tolerances...

Read the full breakdown from Carol on Instructables