In the walkthrough video, I showcase using some tools and features I found unique and interesting to the design. There’s bits of user parameters for adjusting part dimensions and a peek at the 3D models of the Feather and PropMaker PCBs. The coupler being one of my favs, gets a few minutes of discussion. ILH the CAD animations help explain the assembly. There’s also some tips on orienting the parts for slicing. So basically a half hour of CAD chat.
In the quest to make the build more accessible, it became important to design the parts so they fit on even the smallest of printers. A deep drive into the different processes it took to split the hilt and blade, here we go. There’s a genuine “I can’t believe this worked” moment that still has be puzzled (@13:11). Sometimes things don’t work the first time and it takes a second attempt to get it to go I guess ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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