Adding a Lathe
Lathes are an intuitive tool for
creating round shapes of many kinds by creating a surface of revolution based on
an outline. Lathes are very useful for creating objects such as round planters
and wine glasses.
To add a Lathe:
1. Click Add
2. Draw the
lathe's outline by clicking to add points. Press Backspace to remove the
last point. Press Esc to cancel. Press Enter to input the angle
and distance manually.
3. Click the
starting point to close the outline. Or, right-click to complete the
The following is an example of a lathe.
drawing your lathe outline, you can edit the outline by clicking Edit points.
editing a curved extrusion outline, it is recommended to use the Bezier curve
types for better control and accuracy.
the lathe outline is not closed, then caps cannot be added.
Adding a Box
Adding a Cylinder
Adding an Extrusion
Adding a Part
Converting to a Custom Model
Setting Object Properties