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3D printed case for bits
module hexagon(size, height) {
boxWidth = size/1.75;
for (r = [-60, 0, 60])
rotate([0,0,r])
cube([boxWidth, size, height], true);
}
module combs(x_count, y_count, hex_size, wall_size, height) {
function x_pos(x, y) = (hex_size + wall_size) * x + ((y % 2 == 0) ? 0 : (hex_size + wall_size) / 2);
function y_pos(x, y) = (hex_size) * y;
for (x = [0 : x_count - 1])
for (y = [0 : y_count - 1])
translate([x_pos(x, y), y_pos(x, y), 0])
rotate(30, [0, 0, 1])
hexagon(hex_size, height);
}
module bitcase1(x_count, y_count, bit_size, wall_size) {
difference() {
cube([
x_count * (bit_size + wall_size) + wall_size + ((bit_size + wall_size) / 2),
y_count * bit_size + wall_size * 2,
15]);
translate([bit_size / 2 + wall_size, bit_size / 2 + wall_size, 10])
combs(x_count, y_count, bit_size, wall_size, 16);
}
}
module bitcase2(x_count, y_count, bit_size, wall_size) {
difference() {
cube([
x_count * (bit_size + wall_size) + wall_size + ((bit_size + wall_size) / 2),
y_count * bit_size + wall_size * 2,
15]);
translate([0, - bit_size / 2 + wall_size, 10])
combs(x_count + 2, y_count + 2, bit_size, wall_size, 16);
}
}
bitcase1(10, 5, 7.2, 1);
//bitcase2(10, 5, 7.2, 1);
t-paul commented Feb 10, 2014

Scaling a 2d shape like hexagon seems to work in F5 mode, but that's not really intended.

Use linear_extrude(height = ...) hexagon(); instead to produce the hexagon shaped 3d objects.

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