Cut Shapestring into thickness.

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Raygers
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Cut Shapestring into thickness.

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This is driving me bananas, I'm trying to emboss a shapestring into the top of a battery cover but I can't seem to get it to work. I read the tutorial and it worked for me. I can emboss a solid box but as soon as I use thickness to make a hollow object it won't work for me. I'll extrude the shapestring into the top of the cover and then use cut.
Can sone kind person please look at it and help me out.
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TheMarkster
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Re: Cut Shapestring into thickness.

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chrisb
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Re: Cut Shapestring into thickness.

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The body is useless in your model. Delete it. You didn't extrude the ShapeString, so a Cut cannot remove any material.
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Re: Cut Shapestring into thickness.

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The Part Design way, with a body, is to just drag the shapestring into the body, position with transform tool, and Pocket.

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Re: Cut Shapestring into thickness.

Post by domad »

Raygers wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:07 am .......
Can sone kind person please look at it and help me out.
.... one of the different workflow possibilities, (information: depending on how you orient the view you will get a particular projection of the string, in the attached * .gif example the projection view has been set from above)
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