Tags > laser cutting

Fretboard design generator

1 Dec 2017 - cnc routing, dxf, laser cutting, open source

Generating fretboard layouts is tedious at best. Whilst there are lots of existing fret spacing calculators out there, they still require you enter the measurements into your design tool by hand, and I wanted to automate that process. Hence the existence of this - a simple webpage where you enter the details of the fretboard you want and it'll generate either an SVG or DXF file for you to import into either your design/CAD software or CAM workflow.

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A Week in and out the Shop

19 Sep 2022 - 3d printing, ferrules, fusion 360, jigs, laser cutting, patching, templates

A week of having more questions than answers as try to push the Delfin build forward.

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A week in the shop

15 May 2022 - älgen, delfin, fusion 360, jigs, laser cutting, templates

Dealing with 3D print shrinkage; looking at the tiny design details users will never see; how a damaged guitar body leads to a better design; and just what makes a guitar a Michael Dales guitar?

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A return to the shop

2 May 2022 - 3D printing, älgen, fusion 360, jigs, laser cutting, palm router, templates

After a hiatus due to reasons, I'm finally getting time back in the workshop. This week mostly redesigning my tooling after some initial setbacks on my hybrid guitar.

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A week in the shop

15 Jan 2022 - 3d printing, älgen, cnc routing, fusion 360, jigs, laser cutting, templates

After months of being just a CAD model, my Älgen guitar design finally begins to take form!

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