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If you're a student learning AutoCAD and are following a course of study such as those at Penn Foster, you can get help with your project work by posting here.

  1. Angry Aux View question, where to start?

    Hey guys, Okay this problem has me stumped. We are supposed to be doing Aux views and we are not supposed to draw the pictorial view but only the views needed and the Aux views. But for the...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 30th Nov 2016 07:59 pm
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    1st Dec 2016 06:29 pm Go to last post
  2. HVAC School project

    I am trying to draft the 10x1406 hvac pattern and 10" diameter transition piece. Can you please post an image of them. Thank you.

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 14th May 2011 07:18 pm
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    18th Nov 2016 09:45 pm Go to last post
  3. Unhappy ViewPort Question

    Hello!! I have a titleblock in my paper space, and want to make a viewport of an area in my model space. The viewport area in the picture above is the upper rectangle: I want to display...

    Started by Restyl‎, 11th Nov 2016 05:24 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    11th Nov 2016 06:37 pm Go to last post
  4. Wink Pf orthographic questions

    Hello, I am looking for some help on some projects I am doing for Penn Foster. They are Orthographic projections. I am trying to get the inside border of my layout to be 3/8th of an inch from the...

    Started by cosme017‎, 10th Jun 2013 06:06 am
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    10th Nov 2016 12:49 pm Go to last post
  5. Penn Foster Student Suffering with Oleson Village Map!!!

    I see lots of posts on this project but I'm getting no where. I completed all of the book tests and got no less than a 95 on every single one but when it came time to do the project at the end, it...

    Started by AutoCad Student‎, 5th Dec 2012 11:28 am
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    9th Nov 2016 11:39 am Go to last post
  6. Question

    Hi I am hoping that someone can help me. I am currently studying a AutoCad course. One of the question that i need help with is : What are the key differences in the CAD drafting process used to...

    Started by Pedr‎, 5th Nov 2016 06:23 am
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    8th Nov 2016 12:40 am Go to last post
  7. Can some one help me with stuctural drafting.Thank the lord is back

    Hello, Am doing the structural drafting project (online student) I placed the w12x152, w12x45 and c9x20. but i dont understand the following: the channel beams rest on the bottom flange of the...

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 16th Mar 2011 06:26 pm
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    9th Oct 2016 04:44 pm Go to last post
  8. Geometric shape construction assignment help.

    Hello, I need some help on how to proceed with the assignment I'm working on. Here's an image of the object I'm currently working on the top one. Or since I can't get it to rotate the left hand side...

    Started by Derpicusx‎, 25th Sep 2016 10:12 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    26th Sep 2016 12:12 pm Go to last post
  9. Help student create an Arc on Ellipse to Ogee Curve.

    Hello, I'm a student taking a CAD class. Using AutoCAD 2017. The drawing I'm working on is basically of a wrench. An "S" curve wrench. I used "Ellipses" to make the ends of the wrench and an...

    Started by NRotaryTech‎, 2nd Sep 2016 09:39 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Sep 2016 08:39 am Go to last post
  10. Question Is It Wise To Double Up On AutoCAD Courses. Also Have Some Question.

    Hopefull I put this in the right thread, I believe I have if not please move it. Sorry if this is a little long. A little bit about me, I've been working in an architectural firm for a little...

    Started by MrMarc‎, 1st Jun 2014 03:01 am
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    21st Jul 2016 10:42 pm Go to last post
  11. Help making oblique projection

    need help in my final plate, make this figure into oblique view with the upper right part removed similar to this one

    Started by shadowblitz3‎, 21st Jul 2016 11:06 am
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    21st Jul 2016 09:41 pm Go to last post
  12. orthographic to isometric help

    Hi, I am trying to draw an isometric version of this part from first angle orthographic projections. But I just can't do it :cry:

    Started by shadowblitz3‎, 24th May 2016 03:01 pm
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    12th Jul 2016 04:19 pm Go to last post
  13. -Penn Foster? HVAC transition piece

    Hello! Does Any One Know How To Draft A 10"x14"x6" RECTANGULAR Hvac Pattern THATS 14"X6" ON ONE SIDE AND10"X6" ON THE OTHER

    Started by drafterjohn773‎, 15th Nov 2009 02:40 am
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    5th Jul 2016 10:56 am Go to last post
  14. Door distance

    Hello all, I just have a general question. Im working on plate 1 of the electrical project, when I did the floor plan for the HVAC plates I just placed the doors where I was able to figure them out. ...

    Started by mknj61‎, 27th Jun 2016 01:57 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    28th Jun 2016 11:10 pm Go to last post
  15. Unhappy Structural Drafting With Autocad, help with the last 3 plates

    HELLO AGAIN CAD TUTOR! (you guys are awesome):shock: As the title imply i finished the first 4 plates of my project and now im starting the last 3 plates. In these last three plates it involves...

    Started by paisis123‎, 8th Nov 2011 03:40 pm
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    17th Jun 2016 08:44 pm Go to last post
  16. Drawing Need help for penn foster civil drafting project

    Hi everyone I am working on civil drafting with Autocad proect and stumpted on drawing the proposed driveway and building site(plate2).I have also got through the old threads but couldn't get,how to...

    Started by HARPAL‎, 12th Feb 2012 03:07 am
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    10th Jun 2016 12:09 am Go to last post
  17. Appearaance of Dimensions in Layout Tab (Paperspace or Model Space)

    Hello. For some reason my dimensioning does not appear in my existing layout tabs (paper or model) that I have already created. However, if I created a new layout tab the dimensions do appear. ...

    Started by atoney‎, 3rd Jun 2016 08:14 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Jun 2016 08:54 pm Go to last post
  18. Question about a draftting with autocad diploma from Penn Foster along with an electr

    Hello nice to meet everyone. Im taking the online autocad drafting course offered by Penn Foster and I've also signed up for the online electronic technician course offerd by them also in which I...

    Started by brite1212‎, 28th May 2016 06:35 am
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    30th May 2016 12:37 pm Go to last post
  19. Structural Drafting Project

    I just want to say thank you to all of you who had responded to some of my questions about this project. With the help and clarification I received, I earned a 100 on that project. Thanks again

    Started by mknj61‎, 26th May 2016 06:21 pm
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    26th May 2016 06:57 pm Go to last post
  20. Penn Foster Basketball autocad project

    I am working on the basketball project now. I can't seem to figure out the distance from the rim to the shot arm mounting block on the top view. Help??? There doesn't show this distance anywhere in...

    Started by shammarasimon‎, 4th May 2016 08:03 pm
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    26th May 2016 11:53 am Go to last post
  21. Civil drafting school project help

    Its me again with more questions. can you guys take a look at this image and tell me if am going in the right direction? am asking this assuming you guys have seen this before.

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 2nd Apr 2011 02:34 am
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    25th May 2016 04:42 pm Go to last post
  22. Scaling

    Hello again, Im working on the structural project 5 plate 6. the only thing Im having trouble with is the scaling. Maybe I didn't do it right on the other plates. In the beginning of the...

    Started by mknj61‎, 22nd May 2016 10:11 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd May 2016 11:32 am Go to last post
  23. Cap and flashing on Plate 5 detail

    Im sorry for posting again here, I just cant get this part I have to draw the welded cap to the top of the column which is 13-3/4" wide the cap is 14" wide. It calls for a 1/2" fillet weld and the...

    Started by mknj61‎, 20th May 2016 08:34 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    20th May 2016 09:52 pm Go to last post
  24. Drawing 3D Motorbike

    So, I'm doing a CAD assignment and we've been asked to "Produce a 3D solid model of a mechanical vehicle assembly". So basically, make a 3D model of a car, motorbike, boat, etc. I've chosen to do a...

    Started by Ben_9_5‎, 19th May 2016 05:42 pm
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    20th May 2016 12:37 pm Go to last post
  25. Help with Penn Foster structural drafting 054040

    I do not understand how i must draw plate 3. I dont even know where to start.(starts on page 16) Can i please have help understanding this?

    Started by thekenbob1‎, 18th May 2016 09:29 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    19th May 2016 11:07 am Go to last post

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