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Advice need on laying outs cuts for fab using square tubing

Started by btulloh, September 04, 2023, 07:46:21 PM

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btulloh

I need to make 13 brackets like the one pictured below out of 2" sq tubing for an Escher-style staircase I'm building. Having a little trouble laying out some the angle cuts. Thought maybe the collective wisdom of the FF folks could be helpful.





Any thoughts or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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Which rod are you using? ;D

Nope sorry, got nothin' for ya on that one. :D 
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The longer I look at that picture the more confused I get.
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Penrose triangle optical illusion. Built one a long time ago. Had it in the shop for many years until one day I needed the tubing for something.

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Quote from: kelLOGg on September 05, 2023, 07:58:13 AM
Thanks for that video, 21. I have my sanity back now.
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I had to build like 20-30 of these for my never ending staircase. :D
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btulloh

 :D :D :D

Rusticretreater, I originally calculated 29 required but then I substituted a möbius escalator for one section of stairs.  :)
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