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

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    Save yourself the headache and create a 3D model then derive the 2D isometric from the model. So much easier.

    However, if you insist on doing it in 2D remember you'll need to use the ELLLIPSE command's Isocircle option.

    OK...here is my rough approximation, given that no dimensions were provided, of what the object would look like as a 3D model using a standard SE isometric view.

    Plate23_1.JPG

    And these 2D views, derived via the FLATSHOT command, basically support my premise.

    Plate23_2.JPG

    Hope this helps. Good luck.
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    Thought these two images might be of use. One with and one without hidden lines.

    PLATE23_ISO_Hidden.JPG

    PLATE23_ISO_No Hidden.JPG
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    Shadowblitz: Have you made any progress on your 2D isometric?

    No response? Did you decide to drop the course instead?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReMark View Post
    Shadowblitz: Have you made any progress on your 2D isometric?

    No response? Did you decide to drop the course instead?
    I'm terribly sorry for my uber late response but yeah thanks a lot for helping out,
    also I managed to pass that course but now Im now taking its prerequisite and our dick of an instructor never really teach us anything, just hands out plates after plates
    we're now at making cross sectional views and have a new plate that I need some help on lol
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    So what is the problem? Should be easy to create a cross section using the SECTIONPLANE command. Or, if you want to, you can create the 3D model and cut the section(s) yourself using the Object or the Surface option of the SLICE command. You should learn/practice all options so you have a good understanding of which works best for any given situation.
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    drawing the top and sectional view like this
    IMG_20160712_175134.jpg

    thanks for the tips, will try to practice/learn more

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    also we have to rotate the figure so the x becomes a vertical cross

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadowblitz3 View Post
    also we have to rotate the figure so the x becomes a vertical cross
    You should know how to rotate a 3D model already.

    How to rotate a 3D object around an axis...https://knowledge.autodesk.com/suppo...0DFD8-htm.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by shadowblitz3 View Post
    drawing the top and sectional view like this
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    thanks for the tips, will try to practice/learn more
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