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dalyk
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Craeting Organic Shapes

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03-10-2009 07:48 AM
Hello,

Are there any tutorials available on how to create organic shapes in Inventor 2008? For example, I've tried many ways to create an egg shape but to no avail. Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks. Edited by: dalyk on Mar 10, 2009 2:50 PM
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Re: Craeting Organic Shapes

03-10-2009 08:34 AM in reply to: dalyk

I'm in 2009 today... Not exactly a pure organic shape, but
it's a egg...


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Re: Craeting Organic Shapes

03-10-2009 08:36 AM in reply to: dalyk

STEP file attached.


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Re: Craeting Organic Shapes

03-10-2009 12:10 PM in reply to: dalyk
If you are having trouble creating an egg you might not be ready for these, but here are some tutorials

http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/content/DSG322/inventor_surface_tutorials.htm

How much training have you had?
Can you zip and attach what you have so far?
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Re: Creating Organic Shapes

03-11-2009 04:53 AM in reply to: dalyk
Hi,

I'm a new user of Autodesk Inventor. Attached is a file of what I'm trying to create. I thought that an egg shape was a good place to start but maybe there is another shape I should consider. I'm trying to create the object that is just above the hand. This is basically a mouse with a trackball on the top. Any suggestions that you have for creating this object would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Creating Organic Shapes

03-11-2009 04:47 PM in reply to: dalyk
No file attached?
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Re: Creating Organic Shapes

03-12-2009 04:41 AM in reply to: dalyk
Sorry about that. I'll try again. Please excuse the sketching skills but this is what I'm trying to create.
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Re: Creating Organic Shapes

03-12-2009 05:31 AM in reply to: dalyk
Zip and attach the ipt file here.
You can zip a file by right clicking on the filename and selecting Send to Compressed (zipped) Folder. It is suggested that you first drag the red End of Part marker to the top of the feature history tree to make the file as small as possible.
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Re: Creating Organic Shapes

03-12-2009 06:25 AM in reply to: dalyk
The file is attached.

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Re: Creating Organic Shapes

03-12-2009 06:43 AM in reply to: dalyk
Sketch1, 3 and 6 are not constrained. I would start here -

http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/AU2007/MA105-1L%20Mather.pdf

Is this a school assignment?
After going through the above link I would then go through these tutorials

http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/content/DSG322/inventor_surface_tutorials.htm
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