iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer – 11

iLogic Tutorial – 11 – Completing the Front Cutter Profile Sketch

Draw lines beginning at each end of the projected line away from you as shown. Make sure you are seeing the Horizontal Constraint glyphs before setting the lines…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Eleven Image 01 - iLogic Rules

 

…now draw a circle between the two lines and touch one line to get the tangent constraint as shown below…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Eleven Image 02 - A Tangent Constraint

 

…then manually create the tangent constraint on the other side with the Tangent Constraint tool, then trim off the excess line and the inside portion of the circle as shown below…

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Eleven Image 03 - Inventor Trim

 

Now finish up by adding the dimension. Grab the Dimension tool from the Constrain panel and select the projected line, then hover over the arc at its apex until the dimension to tangent glyph appears, then click.

iLogic Tutorial for the iDrawer Page Eleven Image 04 - Tangent Dimension

 

Choose the Drawer_Thickness parameter from the list, finish the sketch and save.

 

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