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Spherical "Star" 3D shape that needs to be flattened for CNC cutting

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10-07-2010 01:46 PM

Hopefully someone can help me out, I received a drawing of a shere that has a star shaped cover laid overtop. I need to determine the best way to create a flattened version that I can machine on my CNC router and then lay onto the globe structure.

Thoughts?

Thanks

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Re: Spherical "Star" 3D shape that needs to be flattened for CNC cutti

10-11-2010 12:14 PM in reply to: mwaldenmeyer

Try attaching your file so we can see exactly what you are working with.

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dosenga
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Re: Spherical "Star" 3D shape that needs to be flattened for CNC cutti

06-22-2011 09:18 AM in reply to: mwaldenmeyer

Did you ever get an answer to this?

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Re: Spherical "Star" 3D shape that needs to be flattened for CNC cutti

06-22-2011 09:22 AM in reply to: dosenga

No, I also never attached the file either.

This project is long gone but I do get this sort of thing from time to time so any insight would be appreciated

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