Drawing An Armrest With a Volute


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Just lately I used to be having a dialogue with one other SketchUp person
about drawing volutes such as you would discover on the tops of some
classical columns. Whereas displaying him a approach to attract these, it
occurred to me that the identical fundamental thought might be utilized to
drawing a basic armrest discovered on many rocking chairs as nicely
as armed eating chairs. Right here’s a video displaying the method. For
this demo I’m simply making up the armrest form as I am going alongside.
You would possibly really begin with a drawing you could possibly hint otherwise you
would possibly work from dimensions picked up off of an actual chair.

 

I used a number of extensions and plugins on this video. Hyperlinks are
listed beneath.

Bernoulli Spiral from the
Curve Maker
extension.


Bezier Spline from the BZ
Spline
set.

TIG-Weld

Curviloft

Make sure to learn the descriptions for these instruments earlier than you
set up them. BZ Spline and Curviloft additionally require LibFredo6.9
or greater.

Dave

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