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2 Mar 2024 02:47:31 EST (-0500)
  Re: VR Brainstorming  
From: clipka
Date: 14 Sep 2014 11:25:46
Message: <5415b37a$1@news.povray.org>
Am 14.09.2014 15:37, schrieb Bald Eagle:
> Usually woodlathes are used with a variety of fairly large tools (leverage) and
> you work your way from the rough-turning of an octagonally cut workpiece into a
> cylindrical one, then medium turning to get the countour/profile that you want,
> and then some finer tools that you actually use to sort of slice or peel to get
> a very fine finish.

I think I'd want the user to start with a square or rectangular cut 
workpiece, allowing them to leave some part of the item in that shape. 
Output to POV-Ray would then of course be an intersection of a box and a 
lathe object.

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