iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer – 09

iLogic Tutorial – 09 – Creating the Cutter Planes

Now we need to create some planes for the sketches that will represent the front and back of the cutter. Grab the Plane tool from the Work Features panel, and click on the line down the center of the cutter that has the Cut_Depth parameter associated with it, then click on the end of the line towards the front of the box (the longer vertical line)…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Nine Image 01 - Dovetail Cutter Sketch

..and a plane should appear perpendicular to the line at the end of the line.

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Nine Image 02 - Create a Plane

Now do the same at the back of the cutter using the same line…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Nine Image 03 - Inventor Sketch Planes

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Nine Image 03 - Inventor's Browser Bar

 

 

 

 

 

…then rename the planes Cutter Front Plane and Cutter Back Plane and make the planes invisible by selecting both, right clicking, and deselecting Visibility as shown in the image to the right.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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