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Rounding compound corners – Professional

Hello everybody! I’m making an attempt (unsuccessfully) to mix the protrusion into the underside plate and around the corners utilizing radii. Picture of precise piece hooked up as nicely. I attempted observe me, and utilizing solids. Not fairly certain how to do that utilizing native instruments.

I’ve hooked up the file for many who could wish to use it.

LATCH W PRTR PLT.skp (273.4 KB)

How will you be utilizing the mannequin after you have it accomplished?

Would one thing like this fly? I lowered the angle of these components to extra intently signify the picture you shared.

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For all intents and functions what I’ve drawn is sweet sufficient for the reason that scale of it relative to what it’s positioned on is ok. I used to be wanting extra to studying how to do that and if it was potential in Sketchup. One other consumer, Peter Saal, has already uploaded it, Classes Latch, to the warehouse, however I’m unsure if it was created in Sketchup. (I’ve reached out to hm and await his reply) The file is kind of massive so I’m certain there’s quite a lot of complicated geometry getting used to create it.

The picture beneath makes use of the one I’ve downloaded from the warehouse:

Okay now I’m jealous! How did you do that? The protrusions protrude barely above the latch to guard the latch from catching one other floor/object and tearing away from the floor.

I elimated your raised areas, drew a field with rounded corners and used FredoCorner to place a radius on the highest edge. Then I rotated it at angle and minimize the underside off so it’s flat. I hid the underside faces and perimeter edges after putting the bump on the backplate. In fact there are two copies of the bump part.
Screenshot - 1_5_2023 , 2_46_24 PM

If I had been modeling this factor for use as a bit of {hardware} in a bigger mannequin I might halve, no less than, the variety of segments within the curves.



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