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ShutterBox

Box with a rolling shutter made of flex

Settings for Finger Joints

angle
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 movement
spacespace between fingers
widthwidth of finger holes

Settings for Flex

stretchHint of how much the flex part should be shortend
connectionwidth of the gaps in the cuts
distancewidth of the pattern perpendicular to the cuts
width

ShutterBox Settings

xinner width in mm (unless outside selected)
yinner depth in mm (unless outside selected)
hinner height in mm (unless outside selected)
radiusradius of the corners
style Number of rounded top corners

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
referenceprint reference rectangle with given length (zero to disable)
burnburn correction in mm (bigger values for tighter fit)


Beware of the rolling shutter effect! Use wax on sliding surfaces.