If you’re using Fusion 360 (and, hopefully, the excellent Glowforge Colorific Post Processor) to design things with simple tabbed finger-joints you know how tedious adding finger-joints to your model can be. To make the job easier, I wrote an add-in for Fusion 360 called TabGen.
Basically, TabGen lets you select one or more faces that form the edges of the material into which the finger-joints are to be cut and adjust parameters like tab length. Like this:
And then click Ok to create the tabs and gaps that make up the finger joints. Like this:
If you’d like to try it out, here’s a zip file with everything you need to install it.
TabGen_V0_01.zip (442.2 KB)
See the file readme.html (in the zip file) for installation instructions and the file help.html for usage information. Since this is a first release, I’m sure there are bugs. If (when) you find one, please let me know.