Part Design


  • Part Design – Additive Helix

    Making threads or cutting threads just got a lot easier with Additive and Subtractive Helix in the Part Design Workbench. This tool adds the ability to easily sweep a sketch […]

  • 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 […]

  • Part Design – Additive Cylinder

    The Additive Primitive tool is a way to add certain solids to a model without having to sketch. the tool is adds shapes with mouse selection and dialog in the […]

  • Part Design – Additive Primitive Box

    The Additive Primitive tool is a way to add certain solids to a model without having to sketch. the tool is adds shapes with mouse selection and dialog in the […]

  • Part Design – Thickness

    The Part Design Thickness tool removes the selected faces from a solid and adds thickness to the remaining faces. The tool can be applied to a basic box to hollow […]

  • Part Design – Chamfer

    The Part Design Chamfer tool simplifies the process of adding a chamfered corner to shapes, or features, of our Part Design Body. The Chamfer tool adds a face to the […]

  • Part Design – Multi-Transform

    The Multi-transform command will apply successive patterns and transforms to a single or multiple features on the currently active body. The transformations available under the Multi-Transform are: Mirrored Transformation Linear […]

  • Part Design – Polar Pattern Feature

    The Polar Pattern Feature adds a circular array of features to an existing body. The Polar Pattern Feature is more or less a sub-set of what is a available in […]