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by leonpiper69
Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:40 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: pocket on wrong section?
Replies: 1
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pocket on wrong section?

trying diff tools to get more understanding of cad and ran into a problem. i tried reading everything i could find on this and havent found anything. here's where im stuck. if i make a shape and want to make a pocket (a complex shaped pocket that touches the edge) freecad takes away the part i want ...
by leonpiper69
Sat Aug 03, 2013 4:24 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

With boolean cuts you can do that. If I did what you meant. If I understood wrong, then you still can do that what you are trying, with boolean cuts, I think. This took time less than half an hour for me, maybe you can do even quicker. I would need more time, if I had to position everything exactly...
by leonpiper69
Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

havent playe with boolean yet. they mat hold some asnwers to my questions.
by leonpiper69
Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

and now im working on a more complex sketch and i figured out how to make it symetrical to the plane. but in this screen shot i want to make a pocket all the way through and leave the middle part. but, when i make the pocket, it removes alomst the whole thing except for the right side. is there a wa...
by leonpiper69
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:49 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

ok here is an example of what i did wrong http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc471/leonpiper69/Screenshot8_zps5bfb6efe.jpg and then when i picked the correct side to make the pocket from http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc471/leonpiper69/Screenshot9_zpscd03e784.jpg now, since i know to pick the ...
by leonpiper69
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:27 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

i not trying to annoy. im just mixing up the terms. i had to go back and really study what i did to understand what you meant and i just remembered what i did. when i started with a rectangle (that was the very start of my sketch) and when i made the curve i used the smaller red dot (see. i almost c...
by leonpiper69
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

ah ha! i just figured something out. i was trying to delete the sketches i didnt want when a sketch was open. when i closed the sketch i can indeed delete them. also i tried to delete the useless constraint points, and i had trouble before. but, now i was able to delte those 3 specific ones. im gonn...
by leonpiper69
Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

i tried deleting the empty sketches but they dont delete. one time one deleted properly but i ahvent been able to get it to delete again. i will save the fillets till the end. and i have noticed when i have redundent things and whatnot and the solver tells me to change it, so im getting better at th...
by leonpiper69
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

im def getting the hang of it. but cant figure out why im getting hollow spaces that used to be solid. like the tabs on the end where it curves are now hollow and i didnt cut them out. http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc471/leonpiper69/Screenshot6_zpsbbe354ec.jpg and here is the file so far in ca...
by leonpiper69
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: this stuff makes me feel dumb......
Replies: 55
Views: 4569

Re: this stuff makes me feel dumb......

holy crap i thnk i am starting to grasp this.

how do you say "peep this homies"

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