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by Celica_Supra
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Wheel - SolidWorks and FreeCAD
Replies: 18
Views: 3029

Re: Question in Youtube video on quite popular channel

https://youtu.be/7XXnulyKPNI?t=1070 A question was put out in the above video "FreeCAD Tutorial for SolidWorks Users" by user "JOKO Engineering". The question is: Is it possible to reference inactive sketches in our current sketch? CAD videos by this user have anywhere from 10 views to 160k views s...
by Celica_Supra
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Wheel - SolidWorks and FreeCAD
Replies: 18
Views: 3029

Re: Wheel - SolidWorks and FreeCAD

Thank you very much for this very well made tutorial. Speed is perfect, explanations are very good. I have watched until now only the first 20 minutes, but it might be helpful to give already some hints which might help in the future. See especially the external geometry tool below. For defining a ...
by Celica_Supra
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Wheel - SolidWorks and FreeCAD
Replies: 18
Views: 3029

Wheel - SolidWorks and FreeCAD

I'm brand new at FreeCAD but I displayed a model I made and I was asked to make a tutorial and how my background in SolidWorks transitioned into FreeCAD. So I made a wheel and discussed what translates to SolidWorks throughout. Hope you enjoy, and more importantly I hope someone somewhere finds this...
by Celica_Supra
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: call for screenshots - By Yorik
Replies: 115
Views: 155461

Re: call for screenshots - By Yorik

Thank you! It took me forever to figure out that I can do everything in part design- I originally was trying to use both part and part design and the errors were driving me crazy! I come from SolidWorks and I'm so impressed at how a free software is so powerful. Amazing. Would you care to make a tu...
by Celica_Supra
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [Solved] Assembly 2 Crashing when inserting part
Replies: 5
Views: 434

Re: Assembly 2 Crashing when inserting part

If you encounter crashes, you should try the current 0.18 version, which has received many bugfixes. You can install Assembly2 via AddonManager. That worked- thank you so much for your help. Even the basic answers make a big difference when you're new. This is my first question I've ever posted - i...
by Celica_Supra
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: call for screenshots - By Yorik
Replies: 115
Views: 155461

Re: call for screenshots - By Yorik

Thank you! It took me forever to figure out that I can do everything in part design- I originally was trying to use both part and part design and the errors were driving me crazy! I come from SolidWorks and I'm so impressed at how a free software is so powerful. Amazing. Would you care to make a tu...
by Celica_Supra
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [Solved] Assembly 2 Crashing when inserting part
Replies: 5
Views: 434

[Solved] Assembly 2 Crashing when inserting part

Hi All; I installed Assembly 2 hoping to learn and every time I try to insert a part FreeCAD crashes immediately. Please see video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_G9E0KNcVk&feature=youtu.be Assembly 2 was installed using: $ sudo apt-get install git python-numpy python-pyside $ mkdir ~/.Free...
by Celica_Supra
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: call for screenshots - By Yorik
Replies: 115
Views: 155461

Re: call for screenshots - By Yorik

Welcome here with a by far not trivial first model. Thank you! It took me forever to figure out that I can do everything in part design- I originally was trying to use both part and part design and the errors were driving me crazy! I come from SolidWorks and I'm so impressed at how a free software ...
by Celica_Supra
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: call for screenshots - By Yorik
Replies: 115
Views: 155461

Re: call for screenshots - By Yorik

1st Post! Brand new to FreeCAD and this is my first model. I Just finished it today.

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