Boxes.py

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DrillBox

A parametrized box for drills

Settings for Finger Joints

angle
style style of the fingers
surroundingspacesmaximum space at the start and end in multiple of normal spaces
edge_widthspace below holes of FingerHoleEdge
fingerwidth of the fingers
playextra space to allow finger move in and out
spacespace between fingers
widthwidth of finger holes

DrillBox Settings

sxsections left to right in mm. See --sy for format
sysections back to front in mm. Possible formats: overallwidth/numberof sections e.g. "250/5"; sectionwidth*numberofsections e.g. "50*5"; section widths separated by ":" e.g. "30:25.5:70
hinner height in mm
holesNumber of holes for each size
firstholeSmallest hole
holeincrementincrement between holes

Default Settings

thicknessthickness of the material
format format of resulting file
tabswidth 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)
referenceprint reference rectangle with given length (zero to disable)
burnburn correction in mm (bigger values for tighter fit). Use BurnTest in "Parts and Samples" to find the right value.