cnc depth map

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cnc depth map

Postby willeykj » Mon Feb 27, 2023 4:57 pm

I'm starting to do some 3d carving with my CNC and I'm doing my designs in Sketchup. I need to create depth map greyscale images for import into the CNC software. Is there a simple way to get a depth map out of sketchup?
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Re: cnc depth map

Postby Rich O Brien » Mon Feb 27, 2023 7:50 pm

You could project a bitmap of a gradient 'through' the mesh...



Then export an orthographic view as needed.

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