Here’s this week’s progress on the wax ball feeder mechanism. These are actually 2D files that were laser cut, but I sort of like the look of making them 2.5D so you can see the dimensionality.
Oh, to make the 3D render I exported a DXF file from Inkscape, load it into OpenSCAD and then use the
And yeah, these files are already outdated as there was one mistake (which I fixed with the bandsaw) and I’ve assembled it and found room for improvement.
You’ll notice an issue with the balls getting stuck in the chute, so there’s a bit of work to do there. I’ve got a few ideas, just need time to test them.
And don’t worry, at some point this might all make sense, once you see the rest of the thing. Or maybe it won’t… who knows!?