Creating revolves


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Creating revolves

In this movie we will look at the Revolve form. A Revolve rotates a sketch shape around an Axis Line. The result is pretty similar to the effect of turning a form on a lathe and we did an example of that in the previous chapter. So we are going to take a little more detailed look at it right now. So as with the previous movie I simply have an empty Family file on screen here. This was created with Generic model, but you could follow along in really any template. All the forms work the same in any template file.

The first thing that we want to do is decide, what's the most logical view to build this thing in. Now if I worked in Plan view, then I am going to be spinning around an axis that's going to be within the plan plane. It's probably, easier to just illustrate than to explain. So click on the Revolve form and you'll see that there are two buttons here: Boundary Line and Axis Line, and if you did the previous chapter than you have already seen an example of this. We hav...

Creating revolves
Video duration: 5m 15s 6h 41m Intermediate

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Creating revolves provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Paul F. Aubin as part of the Revit Architecture: The Family Editor

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