OpenSCAD: Tieing It Together With Hull()
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What’s your favorite OpenSCAD command? Perhaps it’s
difference()? Or are you a
extrude() modeler? For me, the most useful, and maybe most often overlooked, function is
Hull() does just what it says on the can — creates a convex hull around the objects that are passed to it as children — but that turns out to be invaluable.
Hull() solves a number of newbie problems: making things round and connecting things together. And with a little ingenuity,
hull() can provide a nearly complete modelling strategy all on its own. If you use OpenSCAD …read more