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I notice that the tutorials for assembling DM clip art that the material thickness is 19mm or more, is there a reason that this thickness is preferred ?
Model detail etc?
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My guess is because that is a common size of lumber, at least here in the US, 19mm = 3/4 inch (within a couple of thou).
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TReischl wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:07 am
My guess is because that is a common size of lumber, at least here in the US, 19mm = 3/4 inch (within a couple of thou).
I thought it may allow you to use increased model and base heights for improved model detail and layout.
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Hello Ron.

Thanks, TReischl for chiming in on this one... and you are right on the money!

In our tutorials, we do try to use real-world values that make some sort of sense. So 3/4 of an inch makes it so the end result is something you could expect to see.
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Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:59 am
Hello Ron.

Thanks, TReischl for chiming in on this one... and you are right on the money!

In our tutorials, we do try to use real-world values that make some sort of sense. So 3/4 of an inch makes it so the end result is something you could expect to see.
Thank you Todd for the information you supplied in my other post, I am not forum or PM experienced so you may not have seen my reply.
I do understand why now and thank you so much for the video.

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Thanks Ron...

Glad the video helped.

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