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Having trouble with curves.

glenn_pierceglenn_pierce Member Posts: 4
Hi. I have a feature I want to add to my design but am not even sure which tool I could use to start with.
I have a very simple design of a rest. Two of these will be screwed to my wall and my archery bow is intended to rest on them.

https://cad.onshape.com/documents/838d9c5bcaec16e3bb6079ee/w/a0b80d4ff6bb65e9658f4a43/e/8f61c5d8508ca4db98472375

I created this by intersecting two shapes to get the curvature I wanted.
My issue is I don't want the bow to slide off the front so I want a lip at the front that follows the curved top surface. 

Has anyone got any ideas on how I could add this lip ?

Thanks

Comments

  • John_P_DesiletsJohn_P_Desilets Onshape Employees Posts: 81
    Hello @glenn_pierce

    Thank you for reaching out to the Onshape team! I made a quick example of adding a small lip to the edge of the part. The way I added the feature might be a little advanced but it is something to start with. Is this what you are looking for?

    What kind of bow are you hanging? 




    Onshape Document 
    https://cad.onshape.com/documents/16c3a00d004b8e30a63ecf40/w/5f77684821331fed3d9ccce9/e/31ca05bce49274d91461f126




  • glenn_pierceglenn_pierce Member Posts: 4
    That's brilliant. Way better than what I was coming up with. I wouldn't have thought of the splitting face part.

    The bow is a recurve. I'm just a beginner though. I completed the beginner course but before I could join my local club the family had to go into isolation :( Luckily I had bought all the kit before the weeks of lock down we have now.
    The reason I want the mount to to save me taking the bow down and up when I am using it everyday due to the lock down. 

    Thanks again.
  • John_P_DesiletsJohn_P_Desilets Onshape Employees Posts: 81
    Good for you. Shooting a recurve takes a lot of skill! I have been shooting since I was 8 years old and I still do to this day. Good luck with your part project and thanks for reaching out to us. 


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