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SPGMATT
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Loft Advice

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01-20-2013 08:06 AM

Im struggling coming up with a loft or sweep to get the design effect I need. Please see on the pic how the profile terminates to a point. Any help or advice would be appreciated

Just a real quick 5 minute attempt, but you can get some ideas from it.

newell.jpg

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BarryZA
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Re: Loft Advice

01-21-2013 06:09 AM in reply to: SPGMATT

I am a beginner myself, and I am sure someone will come along and give you proper advice, but I'll give it a bash later on.

 

I'll try a 3d sketch intersect to create the lifted bit, and maybe use split to try to loft bit by bit around that tight corner.

 

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blair
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Re: Loft Advice

01-21-2013 08:33 AM in reply to: SPGMATT

Create your round end first, most likely a Revolve to form the end Button. Then create your Sweep from this. You should be able to copy the outer edge of the Button onto the sketch for the profile of the Sweep

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Re: Loft Advice

01-21-2013 11:51 AM in reply to: SPGMATT

Just a real quick 5 minute attempt, but you can get some ideas from it.

newell.jpg

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Re: Loft Advice

01-23-2013 02:49 PM in reply to: mpatchus

Thanks for your help Mike, I got it  

 

Steve

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