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Construction Technique: Stacking

Quite often designers need the equivalent of milled parts' boss: slot or pocket features. This can be accomplished through stacking. Parts are stacked with faces touching, then secured together with a nut and a bolt.

You can also produce an undercut effect by stacking larger pieces on top of smaller pieces.

 

 

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Illustration : Waterjet cut parts stacked to simulate boss features