I wanted to replicate the cardboard tray that C3D supply the starter bit set in.
But I wasn’t sure how to create an indented right angles triangle in my stock (each one being a little angled pocket for a bit to lie in).
Can anyone advise?
Supplementary question would be whether one can create a tool path that follows the ramp down to make it a smooth.
This sort of thing can be done via 3D modeling in Carbide Create’s Pro mode — could you post a picture or drawing of what you’re trying to achieve?
As an aside, you can also achieve this very simply in a 2D mode by cutting a rectangular pocket into stock that is tilted to the angle you want. Just clamp it down with something under one end of the stock.
There are multiple ways to do this sort of thing, here’s how I’d approach it:
Begin by drawing a rectangle to model the stock to subtract from:
Draw a rectangle wider than it is tall and subtract it as a scaled Angle:
Repeat this for adding the steeper angle:
Draw in a shape to restore the excess which was cut away:
and add it back as an equal height:
Modeling the sides is left as an exercise for the reader — if you get stuck let us know and we’ll work it out.
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