I've been working with cadquery a lot for the hexpad, and although I'm not a fan of the API design, it sure beats redoing all projections every time you change something in Fusion 360.
Yesterday I implemented a little trick I learned about fillets and chamfers:
When you fillet convex and concave edges (pic A) and then chamfer the resulting loop, you get an irregular fillet pattern (pic B) because convex fillets "shrink" whereas concave fillets "grow" when chamfered.
@s_ol I didn't know cadquery, seems to be a good python alternative to openscad :-) I'll give it a try. Personally, I keep coming back to freecad, with which I like to use more and more, as it is evolving "quickly" lately and is more and more stable. Good job on the script!
apparently CQ used to be a scripting frontend to Freecad, but with v2 they tied directly to OpenCascade (the engine under FreeCAD) and made it standalone.
FreeCAD is pretty alright, but no GUI CAD tool (and neither OpenSCAD) worked the way i wanted for this. In CQ I now have the ability to generate macropads with any shape on the hex grid just by drawing it in ASCII art (and then manually positioning USB connector, screws and feet)
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