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by quick61
Wed May 06, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot continue adding cylinders
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Cannot continue adding cylinders

The end result, freedman, is to have one continuous solid, exactly like what is shown. This will be fabricated via 3D printing, and will end up a part of a levitating top (magnets fill the holes). So, are you saying that the Part workbench might be less likely to yield such bizarre behavior as I de...
by quick61
Tue May 05, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Tool Editor / Tool Table
Replies: 87
Views: 6642

Re: Tool Editor / Tool Table

Thanks sliptonic, at least for now I pretty much know now it isn't me. :) Have some more questions coming. thanks in advance ;)

Mark
by quick61
Mon May 04, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Tool Editor / Tool Table
Replies: 87
Views: 6642

Re: Tool Editor / Tool Table

It seems that I am not able to create any new tools. When I open the Create Tool dialog, Path > Create Tool and edit the parameters and click OK, I get the following output in Report View - in _removebitbody in _removebitbody propname: ChipLoad propname: Flutes propname: LengthOffset propname: Mater...
by quick61
Mon May 04, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: brand new to this.sketch to 3d model.?.
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: brand new to this.sketch to 3d model.?.

Thanks kisolre. Unchecking that box and restarting FreeCAD fixed it. That's 1 down....

Mark
by quick61
Mon May 04, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: brand new to this.sketch to 3d model.?.
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: brand new to this.sketch to 3d model.?.

hi i am new to 3d modeling just started on freecad.right i have drawn out my design in sketch everything is right its all green.so i close sketch. to pad my model because i am done.and there is nothing there.?????.i need my sketch to be in 3d on the build part bench.but cant get the sketch on it.??...
by quick61
Sat May 02, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ellipse cone
Replies: 17
Views: 475

Re: ellispe cone

Hey so uh complete newb lol how would I accomplish that? Ah, "that new"... :) This might be a good place to start to learn about constraints - Sketcher Micro Tutorial - Constraint Practices - then maybe this one - Basic Sketcher Tutorial - and for reference on the Sketcher ellipse - Sketcher Create...
by quick61
Sat May 02, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ellipse cone
Replies: 17
Views: 475

Re: ellispe cone

Well I was using part design created a body then sketcher to create an ellipse and that's where it started to go wrong When I tried to set my first and second radius it would turn the alignment of the ellipse so then when I tried to create the second one it would shift it aswell so my two first mea...
by quick61
Sat May 02, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ellipse cone
Replies: 17
Views: 475

Re: ellispe cone

Did you have set Solid=True? Sure did. Set to Solid in the Loft dialog when I first made the loft. Loft > Data showed =True but Check Geometry only reported Wires and Faces, not even a Shell. After several recomputes, switching Solid and of and on, and Ruled Surfaces on and of it finally rung out. ...
by quick61
Sat May 02, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ellipse cone
Replies: 17
Views: 475

Re: ellispe cone

Hi Mark, it's been a while - welcome back! Hello, I'v been lurking around, keeping an eye on the great work you all are doing in Path. Seems to be getting better all the time. Starting to eyeball an older Haas VF1 or maybe VF2, and noticed there is no post in FreeCAD yet for those machines. Not wan...
by quick61
Sat May 02, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ellipse cone
Replies: 17
Views: 475

Re: ellispe cone

Hello bullhayward, I usually just lurk here these days but I'll pop in on this one. Sense you have not shared which Workbench(s) you were using in your attempt, I'll just mention one way of doing it. FA.png I used Draft and made the first ellipse and then copied it and changed the major, minor, and ...

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