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by bejant
Sun May 19, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Windmill project
Replies: 30
Views: 780

Re: Windmill project

I was going to model it using the Spreadsheet approach like Boneshaker used, but now I don't have to do that :lol:

chrisb wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 3:43 pm
I have changed the subject of the first post to better reflect its contents
Just to add some keywords: to me it's a whirligig or whirlygig.
by bejant
Sun May 19, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: How do I transform PartDesigner Bodies into a plane representing a 4x8 sheet?
Replies: 15
Views: 308

Re: How do I transform PartDesigner Bodies into a plane representing a 4x8 sheet?

If you have added a whole body no faces can be selected. This is possibly a bug, which others should please confirm After experimenting a bit more, I see that I really don't know. Without first populating the Object field I can use the Add Geometry button and select an Edge or a Face directly in th...
by bejant
Sun May 19, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: How do I transform PartDesigner Bodies into a plane representing a 4x8 sheet?
Replies: 15
Views: 308

Re: How do I transform PartDesigner Bodies into a plane representing a 4x8 sheet?

File2 - activate Body001, create a ShapeBinder, Add Geometry button, select a face of the pad, same camera bug. I can't reproduce it. I also tried the following steps using your File2: create 2nd new body & activate I tried by activating Body001 in your file, and also by creating a new Body. After ...
by bejant
Fri May 17, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Windmill project
Replies: 30
Views: 780

Re: Need Help Completing Drawings ASAP Please!!

I'll start now and will post an image when I am done. I won't include the .fcstd file but will save it, probably for later. Scratch that - I see now that it is more of a challenge to determine how the pieces go together than how to actually model the pieces, so I won't post an image yet. I wonder, ...
by bejant
Fri May 17, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Windmill project
Replies: 30
Views: 780

Re: Need Help Completing Drawings ASAP Please!!

Those are as simple as it gets so I might try them later I might just try it later too but will wait a week or so. I have to wonder if the stated "deadline" is fake, only to create some false sense of urgency for faster results. If I do model it, I'll post here instead of replying to the e-mail add...
by bejant
Fri May 17, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Windmill project
Replies: 30
Views: 780

Re: Need Help Completing Drawings ASAP Please!!

Some hours later and no reply from the OP so for now I think I'll skip doing this modelling.
by bejant
Fri May 17, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: How do I transform PartDesigner Bodies into a plane representing a 4x8 sheet?
Replies: 15
Views: 308

Re: How do I transform PartDesigner Bodies into a plane representing a 4x8 sheet?

To select a face you may have to start either with some faces selected or without any selection at all, Than you can add faces, edges, and vertices with the AddGeometry button. If you have added a whole body no faces can be selected. This is possibly a bug, which others should please confirm (its b...
by bejant
Fri May 17, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: reference sketch dimensions loose their reference mode
Replies: 10
Views: 193

Re: reference sketch dimensions loose their reference mode

openBrain wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 10:38 pm
I probably can manage to find a link on tomorrow.
This one?
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 14#p282314

And there's already a ticket mentioned in that thread...
by bejant
Fri May 17, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Windmill project
Replies: 30
Views: 780

Re: Need Help Completing Drawings ASAP Please!!

Hey All, Could someone please HELP my friend!! He needs help completing drawings by Friday May 17 at 3:00pm EST. I have attached the PDF. The pages that he needs are 1,2,5,7,8 Completed. You would be a life saver if anyone could help and email them in FCD format to me at belthofft@gmail.com. Thank ...

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