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    Thread: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring parts (+ rare Clutch Test Implements.)
Post: RE: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring par...

I measured one of the parts and captured all of the dimensions (in MM) on a piece of paper.  Should this be enough precision to design an ldraw model of the part? Precise measurements: https://brick...
tom alphin Parts Authoring 5 940 2021-03-19, 4:55
    Thread: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round, etc...)
Post: RE: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Ro...

Cool, the 50 most common DUPLO parts are all in the LDraw (unofficial) collection now!  That's great progress—Thank You! I spent some time last night checking the next batch of missing parts to mak...
tom alphin Part Requests 12 1,628 2021-01-29, 16:00
    Thread: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round, etc...)
Post: RE: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Ro...

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2021-01-15, 8:14) -- If you look at file header, that's the way I made most of these parts recently: Code: -- 0 !HISTORY 2020-12-12 {LEGO/Unity Microgame} Original part sh...
tom alphin Part Requests 12 1,628 2021-01-24, 23:39
    Thread: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round, etc...)
Post: RE: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Ro...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2021-01-16, 9:09) -- This is an interesting list. It would be fun to see a Most UNIQUE LEGO Parts or One-Timers as I expect that most of the parts I author fall in in that cate...
tom alphin Part Requests 12 1,628 2021-01-16, 20:00
    Thread: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round, etc...)
Post: RE: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Ro...

tom alphin Wrote: (2021-01-10, 20:54) -- Awesome, thanks!  I've updated the Most Common DUPLO parts (https://brickarchitect.com/most-common-duplo-parts/) guide to include the new parts.  It looks...
tom alphin Part Requests 12 1,628 2021-01-15, 0:03
    Thread: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring parts (+ rare Clutch Test Implements.)
Post: RE: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring par...

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2021-01-09, 18:01) -- Got a cheap one too, more than precise enough! Anyway they will NOT match LDraw parts which are somewhat idealized... eg. bars are modeled as 3.2mm ...
tom alphin Parts Authoring 5 940 2021-01-11, 3:33
    Thread: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round, etc...)
Post: RE: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Ro...

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2021-01-09, 16:20) -- Some more Duplo parts! https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptscan.cgi?q=2021-01-09&scope=header https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?f=parts/31171.dat...
tom alphin Part Requests 12 1,628 2021-01-10, 20:54
    Thread: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring parts (+ rare Clutch Test Implements.)
Post: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring parts (...

I recently got my hands on some rare parts which are used to test LEGO parts.  They are described in the middle of an article on New Elementary (https://www.newelementary.com/2018/07/sustainable-lego-...
tom alphin Parts Authoring 5 940 2021-01-09, 7:01
    Thread: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round, etc...)
Post: RE: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Ro...

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2021-01-05, 19:27) -- and so... wall, plate and brick with bow done! https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?f=parts/25550.dat https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi...
tom alphin Part Requests 12 1,628 2021-01-06, 3:01
    Thread: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round, etc...)
Post: Duplo! (61649 2x4x3 Door Frame, 98225 2x2x2 Round,...

I'm actually updating my LEGO Brick Labels to include the most common DUPLO bricks.  I was surprised to see that 61649, the current design of the 2x4x3 Door Frame is not in LDraw. This led me to updat...
tom alphin Part Requests 12 1,628 2021-01-05, 1:22
    Thread: Popular new parts (LEGO Art, etc..)
Post: Popular new parts (LEGO Art, etc..)

I encountered some fairly common (and highly sought) new parts that are missing, which sadly prevents me from adding labels for these parts to my LEGO Brick Labels (https://brickarchitect.com/labels) ...
tom alphin Part Requests 7 1,099 2020-09-06, 5:02
    Thread: LPub & ROTSTEP - skips rotation step
Post: RE: LPub & ROTSTEP - skips rotation step

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2018-03-05, 16:38) -- If I remember well a way to get an emty step is to add a buffer exchg store, followed immediately by a retrieve. -- This is an awkward workaround, but...
tom alphin LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 7,584 2018-03-05, 23:27
    Thread: LPub & ROTSTEP - skips rotation step
Post: LPub & ROTSTEP - skips rotation step

Hello all, I have what I hope to be a simple question... I'm using LPub to make instructions for a large 10k piece model.  I'm well aware of the ROTSTEP command, which was critical in ensuring the ri...
tom alphin LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 7,584 2018-03-05, 16:15
    Thread: What is the best way to quickly create custom printed parts for ldraw?
Post: RE: What is the best way to quickly create custom ...

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2018-03-02, 18:20) -- [quote pid='27971' dateline='1519975078'] Just to clarify, LDView is not "LDraw". There is no such thing as "LDraw 4.3". I'd try to explain what LDraw is, ...
tom alphin LDraw Editors and Viewers 11 11,990 2018-03-03, 0:40
    Thread: What is the best way to quickly create custom printed parts for ldraw?
Post: RE: What is the best way to quickly create custom ...

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-03-01, 18:48) -- Not all editors/viewers support the relatively new texture mapping standard. -- I updated to the latest LDraw 4.3 release and it started working perfectl...
tom alphin LDraw Editors and Viewers 11 11,990 2018-03-02, 7:17
    Thread: What is the best way to quickly create custom printed parts for ldraw?
Post: RE: What is the best way to quickly create custom ...

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-02-28, 19:47) -- Code: -- 0 Tile  2 x  2 with ..... pattern 0 Name: tile.dat 0 Author: Roland Melkert [roland] 0 UNOFFICIAL PART 0 BFC CERTIFY CCW 1 16 0 0 0 1 0...
tom alphin LDraw Editors and Viewers 11 11,990 2018-03-01, 6:41
    Thread: What is the best way to quickly create custom printed parts for ldraw?
Post: What is the best way to quickly create custom prin...

I had a selection of 2x2 and 2x4 printed tiles made, and want to use them in my building instructions.  The images are in both PNG (bitmap) and AI (vector) formats.   What is the easiest way to mak...
tom alphin LDraw Editors and Viewers 11 11,990 2018-02-27, 22:49