Trenches can be tough. Start out with a generic model face based to build a trench.
- [Instructor] In this video, I'd like … to create a trench drain. … What we're going to do is we're going to to have two sides … that are beveled to a drain than the actual drain itself. … We're going to use a void sweep in a face based family. … Under families let's go new. … Go to your region, … scroll down to you find generic model face paste, … click open. … Okay, let's just start creating reference plans. … I'm going to go for the overall width right now … so right click on this reference planning create similar. … on the drop panel, click the pick lines button. … For the asset, let's go one foot six … we'll make it three foot wide overall. … But of course, we're going to add parameters tools … so we can change that width. … And the measure panel, … click the align dimension button here, here, here. … Pull this up to about here. … Make sure you equally constraint it here to here. … Pick the point above that. … Hit escape a few times now select a three foot dimension. … Click on the create parameter button tip and overall width. …
- Creating parameters
- Creating extrusions and sweeps
- Cutting voids
- Building stepped-footing and other foundation families
- Creating columns
- Modeling trenches
- Adding framing
- Creating joist bridging details
- Working with metals
- Creating tags and annotations
- Printing sheets
- Creating trusses
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Basic Families
2. Foundation Families
3. Framing and Metals
4. Detailing and Annotations
5. Sheets and Printing
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