Bowerbird contains some tools for modeling.
Download Bowerbird and Examples
You can use the base plane parameter to change the direction of the operation. The x/y layers are always orthogonal.
For the future: Please post your questions in the bowerbird forum instead of the comment wall!
Jul 5, 2014
Hi Thomas. I'm still missing the æøå (miniscule) letters in the current version at GitHub. I think I had them last year, but now they are gone.
Oct 16, 2014
Hi Tim! Thank you for the comment. I made a mistake when I changed the font format. Sorry for that! I have readded the letters in the last release (0.6.1).