Part Design


  • 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 – Map a Sketch to a Face

    In sketch based modelling, sketches are attached, or placed on the face to which they will ad or subtract the feature the sketch is modeling. Mapping a sketch to a […]

  • 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 single symmetric face […]

  • 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 […]

  • Part Design – Linear Pattern Feature

    The Linear Pattern Feature adds an array of Features to an existing body. The Linear Pattern Feature is distinct from Draft Arrays, as it does not create individual entities, rather, […]


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