• Arch Workbench – Simple Wall Tutorial

    The Arch Workbench can be confusing, taking it a piece at a time with the most simple constructions can help to flatten the learning curve. The Arch work bench is […]

  • Arch Workbench – Rebar Tool ( from an Arch Noob )

    The ReBar tool simplifies the process of adding reinforcing bars to structural objects in the arch workbench. The Re-Bar tool uses a Mapped Sketch for input and requires a Structural […]

  • Part Design – Shape binder

    How to link Sketches, Edges and Faces to Another Sketch ( without formulas. ) For a careful fully detailed explanation of the Shape Binder head over to: https://wiki.freecadweb.org/PartDesign_ShapeBinder. The article […]

  • Part Design – Subtractive Groove ( Revolution )

    The Subtractive Groove uses a Sketch to remove material from a Body. The selected sketch is rotated around an axis and removes material that it intersects. To complete a successful […]

  • Part Design – Origins, Placements and Positioning.

    Part 1 – Sketches and Bodies. Positioning objects in FreeCAD can become confusing, when the Objects origins are not clear. This can become confused by the fact that there are […]

  • Create a FreeCAD Workbench – InitGui.py

    This class gets run when your workbench gets loaded. It defines which commands your workbench contains, it’s toolbar and all the names. Class Level Variables There are three class level […]

  • Getting Started

    Obtaining the software FreeCAD is available in many forms. The most reliable place to get the current release is starting at FreeCADWeb.org The download page prominently displays the current release. […]

  • Create a FreeCAD Workbench – Command Class

    The Command Class is intended to be setup and called by the InitGui.py of your workbench make sure you have created this class first. The “Command” Class When called the […]

  • Understanding the user interface.

    Create or Open a document The “File” Menu is a the classic file menu. There are only a few options you need to get going. Some of these will also […]

  • Part Design – Tasks Tab

    The Tasks Tab is key part in your journey to understanding FreeCAD. The Tasks Tab lists “Next Step” style tasks that are context sensitive to what you have currently selected […]