The alphabet used for sacred scripture was a highly designed, high-tech, system of 2d projections from 3d objects. This was not evolved. This was not designed in Nebuchadnezzar's day. It was designed to identify frauds. It was used as well for structural features of running text, not just spelling. This article explains the theory.
Acts 15 speaks of the recovery of David's fallen tent. David is thought to be the last king with possible access to a tent from Moses' day. That earlier tent was called a 'tent of time' or what we today would call a museum.
That tent was dedicated to training in the intricate language system of the 10 commandments. When that tent was lost, presumably by Solomon's actions, so too were the museum pieces contained within.
This allowed editors after Solomon to add uninspired sections to otherwise sacred scripture. In new Testament times a rebuild of that museum was apparently done in Capernaum where Joshua son of Mary and Joseph had a house. The disciples were trained there in this system. This is the place in Galilee where they were told to meet after the resurrection.
Acts 15 was likely written at the museum, as writing sacred scripture likely required use of some of the models. Later NT editors edited the text to shift the location of that meeting to Jerusalem.
The museum pieces at Capernaum were not to survive in history, and the Acts 15 writers knew this. They write of a distant time when that tent would be rebuilt again. Importantly, that rebuilding is not of the tent itself, but the museum pieces that explain the design complexity of the language used to write inspired text.
The Alphabet Models
The models that follow on this website are built by study of the Phoenician Alphabet. We call it the Paleo Alphabet to be very precise. We think this alphabet from Moses' day was used by Solomon to write a letter to Hiram, king of Phoenicia, in order for Solomon to obtain logs for his Pagan Temple at Jerusalem.
Hiram learned this alphabet this way. Hiram then used it in his international trading operations. Through that use it was picked up around the world. It became the basis for Latin, Greek and perhaps all other phonetic alphabets on earth.
Once the alphabet was becoming embedded in cultures around the world, the alphabet itself was dropped in the day of Nebuchadnezzar. The uninspired Hebrew was designed at the hand of Daniel, and then used as a target for a translation. Uninspired Greek was used in a similar way in New Testament times.
The New Testament gives a series of important parables on the recovery of inspired text. Matthew 13:21-28 tells the story of Joshua's visit with a woman at the border of Tyre and Sidon. This was Hiram's old territory. The crumbs from the table discussed in that story are the lowest pieces of food, a parable for the alphabet which must be recovered from her locale.
The following 3d letter designs are the fully recovered crumbs from which entire loaves of inspired text can eventually be baked.
There are a series of additional models, primarily dealing with display and storage of those letters. These models are specifically designed to show off the design relationships that students must learn to fully grasp the alphabet.
These are fundamental lessons to the study of scripture even when someone is reading a translation. We cannot stress this point enough.
By default, all models have a 50mm or 2" letter height. This is a stroke length of 1/2 inch, or 12.5mm. This is the smallest size that can be reasonably printed with a 3d printer using a standard 0.4 mm nozzle. This size is recommended and is the unnamed default size in all 3d model file names.
All models are also rendered in 75 mm and 100 mm sizes. File names for these sizes include the size of the model in the name. This is intended as a warning because print times, plastic usage and 3d printer bed size requirements all go up.
Those printer requirements go up faster than the simple scale. $0.04 worth of plastic to make a Wa latter in 50 mm equates to $0.21 worth of plastic for the same letter at 100mm. A doubling in size from 50 to 100 mm is 5 times the plastic cost.
The 100 mm size may be special. It yields a stroke length of 1". 1" may have been the original size of these models as used in the museum in Moses' day. In his day the models would have been rendered in metals, much like jewelry, and then hand worked and polished. They would have been big enough to serve as display pieces.
Please read the article on Materials if you are going to print a set.