Saturday, April 22, 2006 

New examples and FAQ updates

I've added a several examples of stuff that has been made using Big Blue Saw. Included are a robot gearbox, a nixie clock, and a cell phone stand.

In a similar vein, several of the FAQs have been updated with photos which illustrate the answers.

Friday, April 21, 2006 

Multiple parts per file

There's a new feature: you can now create multiple parts with a single CAD file. They all must be able to be cut from the same stock material. This should save setup costs and the hassle of having to connect parts together.

I used this recently to create a multi part gearbox (shown in the image for this post) for a fighting robot. I'll be adding a description of that, with photos, sometime in the near future.

You can't create multiple parts with a single raster (PNG/GIF) file just yet.

Updates for this feature to the online documentation are forthcoming.