In this post we directly compare the capabilities of a CylinDraw against a laser engraver for making custom tumblers!
We are proud to announce a major new capability: CylinDraw makes for an excellent paper plotter! So how does it compare to existing paper plotters?
Happy new year! Its a busy time (as always) for me but life is good! 2021 (& 2020) saw me stuck in a tight loop most of the time. A dearth of traditional ‘adventure’ seems an unavoidable reality of the pandemic age. That, in addition to simply being an attentive parent. (I have 2 inContinue reading “New Year, New Upgrades!”
On Saturday mornings you can usually find me doing some sort of random craft project with my favorite tiny human. My daughter is a high energy curious 5 year old and I’m always trying to feed into her enthusiasm with open-ended toys, simple science experiments, origami, or drawing & coloring. Much of the coloring sheContinue reading “Optimal Path Planning and Hatch Filling For Pen Plotters”
(This post first appeared on EngineerDog.com) In my previous post I shared an introduction to a cup-specific plotter project I developed over the last couple years. This time I want to dive a bit more deeply into appreciating some of the art you can produce with this type of machine. This article has a good bit ofContinue reading “Discover the Joy of Pixel Manipulation and Vector Art”
(This article was originally posted on my blog at EngineerDog.com.) When I was younger every Christmas at least one person in my family would inevitably receive the gift of a new flashlight. The trend never failed and became a running inside joke. “I don’t know what to get anyone, you’re all about to get flashlights.” Part ofContinue reading “Introducing CylinDraw!”