Hi world, this is the The oilrig cookie cutter
Custom cookie cutters are everywhere over the internet since 3d printing started to be common. So I wanted to give it a try to.
I am not a regular baker so my knowledge about cookie dough and cookie behavior was quite low. Therefor I ended up with a bit too much detail in my cutter, something to know for the next time I decide to make a custom cookie cutter.
I started with a google search for oil platform icon. Icons was a great way to find simple but very representative projections of platforms. Played around with a couple of other ideas and the same applied, just google it with “icon” at the end, and you will find a lot of examples.
Well, I found a icon I wanted to use and added it as reference picture in solidworks. If you don’t already know how to do that, there is a lot of info about that topic out there. So google it, I’m not gonna go trough it here.
With the reference picture in place, I just traced the lines. First i took the main shape or the outer shape. Extruded that 15 mm high and 1 mm wide. Then I traced the inner geometry and made that 13mm high and same with. I added some supports to the back so it would be more stable in use.
Then print it, nothing special to say about printing experience, it was a simple print and went fast.
All in all good experience, but if you do this you should think about not putting this much detail in the geometry.
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