Tag Archive: path

SketchUp Follow Me tutorial

by Design Workshop Sydney

This SketchUp Follow Me tutorial will explain how the tool can be used in all sorts of different situations, like creating gutters for a building. We also explain how it’s done in our SketchUp training courses. Firstly make sure your building’s walls are grouped, otherwise the path for the gutters will stick to them. Next draw a set of lines... Read more...

Autocad 3d sweeping

by Design Workshop Sydney

Sweeping a shape around a path is one of the many ways we can create solid objects in Autocad 3D. We demonstrate how to do it in our Autocad 3D training courses. First we need a 2D closed shape (which is the profile) and send it along a drawn path which can be open (like a line or helix) or... Read more...

Autocad 3d pulley

by Design Workshop Sydney

Creating objects like a 3D pulley in Autocad’s 3D interface is a straight-forward process which we illustrate in our Autocad 3D training courses. First of all we need to create two items: a 2d profile for the pulley wheel and an axis of rotation. This will allow us to use the Revolve function to rotate the profile around the axis,... Read more...