Unfolding a Pattern


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Means again, early within the lifetime of Design. Click on. Construct. a reader
requested me the right way to create a sample for the joint between two
pipes, one among which is angled at 45° to the opposite. The video I
created on the time was sadly and with out my information
misplaced into the ether. Not too long ago one other reader seeking to do a
comparable factor introduced the lacking video to my consideration. Right here’s
a form of redo, then.

As within the outdated submit, I present creating the patterns for a pair
of intersecting pipes however this similar I thought may very well be helpful for
making patterns for different purposes. Maybe you must
be part of a few items of wooden at some odd angle. Perhaps the
items aren’t rectangular in cross part. The essential course of
is identical as I present within the video.

For the unfolding course of, I used an outdated plugin referred to as Unfold
written by Jim Foltz. I found after making the video that
it’s now not out there however there may be an extension referred to as
Flattery
that does the identical factor. It’s out there from the
Sketchucation Plugin Retailer. In the event you use the Sketchucation
Plugin Store extension
to obtain it, the extension will
be routinely put in within the appropriate location and also you’ll
get a toolbar on display.


Dave

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