Learn how to make a truss that looks like the rigging you hang lights from at a concert. You can do this by using a blended extrusion.
- [Instructor] Okay, in this video, … I want to make the kind of truss … that looks like the rigging you hang lights off … at a concert. … You know what I'm talkin' about? … This would be a two video process, … but the outcome I think is kind of cool. … By actually creating a blended extrusion, … we use those lines as a guide for our web members. … So to get started, … let's jump into Revit. … Under families, let's go new. … Browse to your region. … Scroll down to generic model. … You know, the one we use so much in this course. … Click open. … Let's create some additional reference planes. … That's a right click on this reference plane … and create similar. … On the draw panel, … click pick lines. … Let's go one foot six. … One space six up and down. … Skip a couple times. … In the measure panel, … let's go to align dimension … and we will click two dimensions here … to equally constraint it. … Another one here, add it. … Select that three foot dimension. … Let's add a parameter. … Let's call it length. …
- 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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