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by AndreKR
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: TopoDS::Shell error when lofting
Replies: 4
Views: 110

TopoDS::Shell error when lofting

Please see attached file. I'm trying to loft Sketch006 through Sketch007 to connect the arch and the ring with two struts. OS: Windows 7 SP 1 (6.1) Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.19.17433 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: master Hash: 125380ddd9a1fdeb45ffc736040dad1f...
by AndreKR
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Fill in corner with wedge?
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Fill in corner with wedge?

Hm, strange. 2019-02-15-03-34-52-FreeCAD.png I tried this with Body001 selected, with AdditiveLoft001 selected and with Fillet001 selected. Maybe it's because my FreeCAD is a few weeks old: OS: Windows 7 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.18.15619 (Git) Build type: Relea...
by AndreKR
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Fill in corner with wedge?
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Fill in corner with wedge?

Hm, nope, 0 invalid shapes.

No issues converting it to a mesh either.
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I attached the file, in case you like to play around with it.

But yes, your idea is better. I didn't remember that I can of course sketch "into the air".
by AndreKR
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Fill in corner with wedge?
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Fill in corner with wedge?

I think I found a way.

I made two sketches like this:
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And then I lofted the upper one through the lower one:
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by AndreKR
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Fill in corner with wedge?
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Fill in corner with wedge?

I found that this part breaks often along the blue line, so I though I'll make it stronger by filling in the corners as shown in red: 2019-02-14-01-53-33-FreeCAD.png How to do that? While I was writing this question I got the idea to trace and pad the polygon like this, and then draft it: 2019-02-14...
by AndreKR
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Fatal error when filleting
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: Fatal error when filleting

Thank you. I replaced the old length constraint with external geometry and a coincident constraint and now it fillets nicely.
by AndreKR
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Fatal error when filleting
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Fatal error when filleting

Please see the attached file. I am trying to fillet this edge: 2019-01-06-21-27-50-FreeCAD.png But I just get a broken body with different errors (with the Part workbench Fillet tool). At first (when I had more edges selected) I got "BRep_API: command not done" but now I'm just getting "A fatal erro...
by AndreKR
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Render Arch model with Luxrender
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Render Arch model with Luxrender

In the Arch Tutorial in the Wiki there is an example of the casa_artigas model rendered with Luxrender: But, for a quick rendering, the Raytracing workbench can already do a good job, with the advantage of being very easy to setup, thanks to its templates system. This is a rendering of our model ful...
by AndreKR
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Arch: Simple door not connected with host object
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Arch: Simple door not connected with host object

I'm doing the following steps in the Arch workbench: - Create a wall object (select working plane XY, select Wall tool, zoom out, draw a wall of a few meters length) - Select the Window tool - Hover the wall until a face turns yellow, click - As expected a window is inserted in the wall - Delete the...
by AndreKR
Wed May 30, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: How to change my workflow to get better editability
Replies: 21
Views: 671

Re: How to change my workflow to get better editability

could I maybe get an attachment mode that works the same as Plane face but sets the origin to a selectable vertex of the face (or even just the one with e.g. the lowest coordinates would already be helpful)? I just noticed that there is already such a mode! It's called "Tangent to surface" (aka "Ta...

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