## emboss a sketch into a curved element (like a helmet)

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jmiranduas
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### emboss a sketch into a curved element (like a helmet)

New to the forum and trying to learn the software the best I can. How do you guys go by to emboss a sketch into a face of solid? I tried a couple of things, but since I'm new to the software and my cad skills are sort of limited; would like to see if some of you have any tips or if it's even possible to do
microelly2
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### Re: emboss a sketch into a curved element (like a helmet)

welcome to the forum.
sketches are planar objects, the can only be mapped to planar surfaces.
For non planar surfaces we create a sketch in a tangent plane for a point of the surface and then make a projection down to the surface.
this ist not a task for cad beginners. when you start learning cad you should first try the beginner example videos.
When you have a feeling for cad objects you may reask the question with more background knowledge.
papyblaise
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### Re: emboss a sketch into a curved element (like a helmet)

Hi
Something like that
Do a cube , on one face draw a half cercle , along the diameter creat a Datum line , and grove the half cercle around the Datumline
One of many solutions
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kisolre
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### Re: emboss a sketch into a curved element (like a helmet)

Something like this probably https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=33700? Just a projection, not wrap around.
chrisb
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### Re: emboss a sketch into a curved element (like a helmet)

jmiranduas wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:27 am
New to the forum and trying to learn the software the best I can. How do you guys go by to emboss a sketch into a face of solid? I tried a couple of things, but since I'm new to the software and my cad skills are sort of limited; would like to see if some of you have any tips or if it's even possible to do
This sounds to me like asking just for a pocket. Please have a look at the PartDesign Tutorials.
You need at least FreeCAD 0.19.23300 to edit my current sketches.
A Sketcher Lecture with in-depth information is available in English, auf Deutsch, en français, en español.
papyblaise
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### Re: emboss a sketch into a curved element (like a helmet)

Sorry , prehaps I misundertand the question , is that now
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