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Help needed: How to apply inward curved surface to line model? [message #59710] Sun, 06 January 2013 09:58 UTC Go to next message
avatar Olof  is currently offline Olof
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Hi all!

I want to make a model of this railway snow-plow.
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-NqUrYZEYmYY/UOlETdEKGeI/AAAAAAAACso/YNb_chwItog/s640/leveransfoto.jpg

I have a copy of the official drawing with contours/frames.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-bosG1PmFsL0/UOlJVfO5tFI/AAAAAAAACtA/B1dX5XBHJWM/s640/Mbr%25206265.jpg

From this I've created the shape below in Sketchup
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-MVo24nZHw4k/UOlDl1XCXjI/AAAAAAAACsg/gyTYGFcXp2g/s640/B20%2520januari%25205-2.jpg

But when try to apply a surface (called Sandbox in Sketchup) to the frames Sketchup makes a mess. It doesn't seem to handle inward curved surfaces.

Any ideas on how I shall create a surface like this? Is there any (free) tool better suited to this task than Sketchup?

Thanks in advance

Olof
Re: Help needed: How to apply inward curved surface to line model? [message #59728 is a reply to message #59710 ] Sun, 06 January 2013 18:46 UTC Go to previous message
avatar JACANT  is currently offline JACANT
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If you PM me what you have. I can create it in different software. I will export it as a DAE so you can import it back into Skethup


jacantdesign@gmail.com

 
   
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