[Lab] Settlers of Catan

Jean-Marc LeBlanc jeanmarc.leblanc at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 15:03:23 EDT 2011

that sounds really cool do you have any pictures?  Do you plan on
sharing any of it?

Jean-Marc Le Blanc

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On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Paul & Andrea Mumby <themumbys at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well I didn't fully design it in openscad. I designed the hexagonal
> components, and the interlocking aspects in openscad so it's fully
> parametric. The actual art for the top of each tile and such was done on a
> blank hex base in sketchup, and then imported in openscad to be added to the
> overall base and parametric parts.
> So several of the source parts were done in sketchup, with an overall
> wrapper in openscad to process them into usable pieces based on parametric
> settings, and spit it out in finished sheets ready for printing.
> I'll probably do my lasercut settlers set in openscad as well, with just the
> 2D tile artwork being imported as external DXF files.
> I'll give you a heads up next time I'm coming in for a meeting (Which I hope
> is soon) and bring the stuff with me.
> - Paul
> On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 3:24 PM, <bentfork at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Paul,
>> I was really impressed by how you designed the part in OpenSCAD.  Do let
>> me/us know if you have a chance to bring them to a meetup.
>> On 5 October 2011 19:36, Paul & Andrea Mumby <themumbys at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> It was likely me with the 3D settlers set. I have almost completed it.
>>> I'm also looking to do a laser cut version in the next couple weeks as
>>> well.
>>> If I can make it to a meeting (been too busy of late) I'll bring them
>>> both by again for some show and tell :)
>>> - Paul
>>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 5:34 PM, <bentfork at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I cant remember who, but someone at a meeting was showing some very nice
>>>> 3d printed settlers of Catan tiles they made.
>>>> I found a kickstarter campaign (
>>>> http://kickstarter.com/projects/sjbrown/boardcrafting ) where someone has
>>>> put together a laser cutable version of the tiles.  I think a mix of the 3d
>>>> and laser cutting may be a very interesting solution.
>>>> I'm backing the project to get a "copy of the source vector art files"
>>>> so I can play around with them on my own.  If there is any interest I'd be
>>>> more than happy to let people know when they're ready so we can play with
>>>> the laser.
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