Resizing projects for different material thickness

I was searching for an easy way to resize vector files for making models and found this link https://www.instructables.com/Resize-Projects-of-Laser-Cut-for-Different-Materia/. I felt it would be of interest to the community.

I have only tried it on Inkscape and the measuring tool seems to indicate that the scaling works.

Credit: https://cartonus.com/

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There are a few ways to do this, I prefer the “*desired/current” method. It’s basically the same as what you described but it takes advantage of inkscape’s native support of functions as dimensions.

I wrote it up once, where’d I put that? Hmm…

Here we go:

Of course the best way to do it is with a parametric program like fusion 360, but you can do some of that sort of thing in inkscape (and others) using clones.

(Warning this one is long)

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This is brilliant! Someone should get a medal for this.

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Thank you, some how I missed your post while searching the forum.

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