Creating chamfers


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Creating chamfers

Sometimes, our design may require a beveled or angular corner. In cases like this, we can use AutoCAD's Chamfer command. Chamfer works the exact same way as Fillet, except that it results in a beveled corner. On my screen, I have an architectural example. This is a floor plan of a single family home. We're going to use the Chamfer command to make some modifications to this geometry. Let's start by zooming in on the Kitchen area. I'd like to focus our attention on this island. So, I'm going to zoom in a little bit closer.

Currently, the outside corners of this island are a sharp 90 degrees. There is usually a lot of traffic in the kitchen area. I'd like to avoid as many sharp outside corners as I can. So, I'd like to chamfer these corners much like the example that we see here. To do that, I'll use the Chamfer command. Chamfer is located in the Modify panel of the Ribbon. I'm going to click this fly-out. Notice that Chamfer and Fillet share the same menu. In...

Creating chamfers
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Creating chamfers provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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