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Fastlathe
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
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bl_info = {
"name": "lathe",
"author": "Laurent Laget",
"version": (0, 9,3),
"blender": (2, 78, 0),
"location": "Add > Mesh",
"description": "Create a lathe",
"warning": "",
"wiki_url": "",
"category": "Add Mesh",
}
import bpy
def main(context):
for ob in context.scene.objects:
print(ob)
#Define functions for modifiers stack
def modifierstack():
#create screw modifier and setup
bpy.ops.object.modifier_add(type='SCREW')
bpy.context.object.modifiers["Screw"].steps = 64
bpy.context.object.modifiers["Screw"].render_steps = 64
bpy.context.object.modifiers["Screw"].use_normal_flip = True
#create solidify modifier and setup
bpy.ops.object.modifier_add(type='SOLIDIFY')
bpy.context.object.modifiers["Solidify"].thickness = 0.1
#create edgesplit modifier and setup
bpy.ops.object.modifier_add(type='EDGE_SPLIT')
bpy.context.object.modifiers["EdgeSplit"].show_viewport = False
bpy.context.object.modifiers["EdgeSplit"].show_render = False
#classe lathe
class lathe(bpy.types.Operator):
"""Create a lathe object"""
bl_idname = "object.lathe"
bl_label = "Lathe"
bl_options = {'REGISTER', 'UNDO'}
def invoke(self, context, event):
#init front view, create a cube, name it, toggle edit mode and delete all to start from scratch
bpy.ops.view3d.viewnumpad(type='FRONT')
bpy.ops.mesh.primitive_cube_add(radius=1, view_align=False, enter_editmode=False, location=(0, 0, 0), layers=(True, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False))
bpy.context.object.name = "Lathe"
bpy.ops.object.editmode_toggle()
bpy.ops.mesh.delete(type='VERT')
#create first vertex at cursor
bpy.ops.mesh.primitive_vert_add()
modifierstack()
bpy.context.object.modifiers["Screw"].use_normal_calculate = True
return {'FINISHED'}
#classe lathe_libre
class lathe_libre(bpy.types.Operator):
"""Create a lathe object with free draw"""
bl_idname = "object.lathe_libre"
bl_label = "Lathe_libre"
bl_options = {'REGISTER', 'UNDO'}
def invoke(self, context, event):
#init front view, create a curve, name it, toggle edit mode and delete all to start from scratch
bpy.ops.view3d.viewnumpad(type='FRONT')
bpy.ops.curve.primitive_bezier_curve_add(view_align=False, enter_editmode=False, location=(0, 0, 0), layers=(True, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False, False))
bpy.context.object.name = "Lathe_libre"
bpy.ops.object.editmode_toggle()
bpy.ops.curve.delete(type='VERT')
modifierstack()
return {'FINISHED'}
#definition of the names and operators
def menu_item(self, context):
self.layout.operator(lathe.bl_idname, text="lathe", icon="PLUGIN")
self.layout.operator(lathe_libre.bl_idname, text="lathe_libre", icon="PLUGIN")
#add the names and operators to mesh add menu
def register():
bpy.utils.register_module(__name__)
bpy.types.INFO_MT_mesh_add.append(menu_item)
#Unregister the names and operators from mesh add menu
def unregister():
bpy.utils.unregister_module(__name__)
bpy.types.INFO_MT_mesh_add.remove(menu_item)
if __name__ == "__main__":
register()
Owner

ethanaeris commented Apr 1, 2017

FastLathe (configured for left click select in preferences).
Addon for create fast lathe
To use : Shift+a->Mesh->lathe : Ctrl+ right click to draw vertex by vertex, or press E.
or Shift+a->Mesh->lathe libre : Shift+ right click and draw freely.

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