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How do I create lettering where the overhang is controlled?

gene_risigene_risi Member Posts: 3
I am trying to "engrave" a name into a cylinder of plastic ( think of engraving on a wedding ring for the orientation of the engraving relative to the ring). The resulting model will be 3d printed with the z-axis the same as the direction the circle was extruded to create the cylinder. How can I "create" a font such that there are no overhangs greater than 45 degrees?

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  • gene_risigene_risi Member Posts: 3
    Thank you very much! The "open sans" font is the right one to use. Other fonts have sections which prohibit a nice consistent chamfer amount for all of the edges of the letters.
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