iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer – 06

iLogic Tutorial – 06 – The Dovetail Profile Sketch Creation

Now create a Vertical Line from the projected point below the cutter profile upwards a bit. Add the Tail_Spacing parameter to it as shown…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Six Image 01 - Skeletal Modeling Rigging with iLogic Rules

…then use the Coincident Constraint tool to connect the cutter profile with the tail spacing line as shown below…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Six Image 02 - Cutter Sketch

…you should now have a fully constrained sketch that looks like the one shown below.

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Six Image 03 - Fully Constrained

We will now add the geometry that will give us the profile at the depth of cut regardless of the cutter angle. Start by drawing two lines, one up, and one down from the end of the cut depth line to just past the angled line of the cutter as shown below…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Six Image 04 - iLogic Dovetails

…make sure you are seeing the horizontal constraint glyphs before accepting the lines.

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