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making hatch pattern for etching

Post by acourtjester » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:52 pm

I ran across this video when looking for something else but is shows how to put a hatch pattern inside drawing for easy scribing a project using Inkscape. :Yay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYzMujtnkfM
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Re: making hatch pattern for etching

Post by plasmanewbie » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:02 am

Oh man this is awesome!! I've been doing this in Corel DRAW but this looks much easier and gives so many options. Going to have to get Inkscape and give this a try, nice find, thanks AC!

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Re: making hatch pattern for etching

Post by acourtjester » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:42 am

Happy to help, just some pay back to this site Inkscape has done about 95% of what I have needed to do there are so many videos showing how to do about anything with it.
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Re: making hatch pattern for etching

Post by EverydayDiesel » Wed Jul 14, 2021 1:38 am

Thanks a bunch for sharing!

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Re: making hatch pattern for etching

Post by adbuch » Fri Aug 13, 2021 11:41 pm

Nice find! Thanks for sharing. I just installed it into Inkscape and tested it out - it works great.
One of these days I really need to spend some more time learning how to use Inkscape. Up to this point I have mainly used Inkscape for bitmap tracing or converting svg to dxf. I did do some node editing about a year ago with your help, but I have mainly been using Design Edge and Aspire for my vector files. Thanks again!
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Re: making hatch pattern for etching

Post by Rokcrler » Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:12 am

Thanks for bringing this back up...I couldn't remember where I saw this before, shop pc is missing the extension and I just got my dynascribe installed.. :Like
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Re: making hatch pattern for etching

Post by adbuch » Thu Jan 13, 2022 11:57 pm

Thanks for reminding me about that hatching feature. I installed it earlier in the year and sort of forgot about it.
I could spend hours just messing around with Inkscape having fun, and probably not get anything productive done.
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