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How to make a surface be flush to a curved surface?

emerson_lavalleeemerson_lavallee Member Posts: 15 EDU
edited April 16 in Using Onshape
I was looking to make a Captain America shield and the main problem I've run into is how to make the star be flush with the curvature of the shield. I've been using on shape for about 2 months now and I've not delved deep into many of the commands/tools and was wondering if someone could either give me a step by step tutorial on how to make the star flush or just link a video that goes over the same concept? Thanks!

EDIT/UPDATE:
I've learned that I can use the wrap tool to get something flush with the surface but I believe because I used revolve to make the shield the top is not considered a face therefore I cannot wrap the star onto the shield. Am I correct in thinking that, and if so is there any workaround?
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  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 1,000 PRO
    Accepted Answer
    That works, but for this case, I'd actually use an extrude like this


    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs

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  • emerson_lavalleeemerson_lavallee Member Posts: 15 EDU
    edited April 16
     
  • bruce_williamsbruce_williams Member, Developers Posts: 787 PRO
    edited April 17
    @emerson_lavallee

    see the thread here.  @Evan_Reese example should work for you, just stop at the split surface step to get flush and then use 'add appearance to face' for the star
    www.accuratepattern.com
  • emerson_lavalleeemerson_lavallee Member Posts: 15 EDU
    @bruce_williams thank you for directing me in the right direction!
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 1,000 PRO
    Accepted Answer
    That works, but for this case, I'd actually use an extrude like this


    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
  • nick_papageorge073nick_papageorge073 Member Posts: 101 PRO
    That works, but for this case, I'd actually use an extrude like this


    Thanks for the tip. I would have made this with an offset surface from my proe habits. I went through your model and didn't realize you could extrude both endpoints in the same direction. That will be very handy.
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