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BasedBox

Fully closed box on a base

Settings for Finger Joints

angle
style

style of the fingers

surroundingspaces

manimal space at the start and end in multiple of normal spaces

edge_width

space below holes of FingerHoleEdge (multiples of thickness)

extra_length

extra material to grind away burn marks (multiples of thickness)

finger

width of the fingers (multiples of thickness)

play

extra space to allow finger move in and out (multiples of thickness)

space

space between fingers (multiples of thickness)

width

width of finger holes (multiples of thickness)

BasedBox Settings

x

inner width in mm (unless outside selected)

y

inner depth in mm (unless outside selected)

h

inner height in mm (unless outside selected)

outside

treat sizes as outside measurements 🛈

Default Settings

thickness

thickness of the material (in mm) 🛈

format

format of resulting file 🛈

tabs

width of tabs holding the parts in place (in mm)(not supported everywhere) 🛈

debug

print surrounding boxes for some structures 🛈

labels

label the parts (where available)

reference

print reference rectangle with given length (in mm)(zero to disable) 🛈

burn

burn correction (in mm)(bigger values for tighter fit) 🛈


This box is more of a building block than a finished item. Use a vector graphics program (like Inkscape) to add holes or adjust the base plate. The width of the "brim" can also be adjusted with the edge_width parameter in the Finger Joints Settings.

See ClosedBox for variant without a base.