Creating chamfers


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Creating chamfers

When it comes to cleaning up intersecting geometry, we are not limited to only rounded and sharp corners. AutoCAD also allows us to create beveled corners. In this lesson, we'll look at the workflow behind the Chamfer command. On my screen I have some geometry that represents a typical screwdriver. We'll be using the Chamfer command to finish this drawing. We'll start by zooming in on the top-middle of the handle. On the left, I have a finished example of what this corner should look like.

To clean up this geometry, we'll use the Chamfer command. Chamfer is a modification tool, so we can find it in the Modify panel of the Ribbon. It shares the same flyout menu as the Fillet command. In fact, the Chamfer workflow is identical to Fillet. When you launch the command, AutoCAD just wants you to pick your first line and then your second line and it will create the beveled corner. Instead of setting a radius, since this isn't round, we have to insert our angul...

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 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

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