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Extrude and offset

nicola_malagnininicola_malagnini Member Posts: 31 EDU
hello,

in solidwork is possible, when you do an extrude, place an offset, like in the picture.

the same feature in onshape is possible?
thanks


Comments

  • MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 413 PRO
    edited June 4
    Onshape does not have a built in option to offset in the extrude feature. However, you could offset the extruded sides with the Move feature.

    As an alternative, you can use this custom feature I wrote called Offset Extrude:
    https://cad.onshape.com/documents/114db515c4c0555c858c84a3/w/d1dcd2c1c42702c1f49b1f02/e/073daba46b54994cb29b6b16




    How to add a custom feature to your toolbar:


  • John_P_DesiletsJohn_P_Desilets Onshape Employees Posts: 148
    edited June 4
    @nicola_malagnini Have you tried using the "second end position" in the extrude feature? You can also use the option extrude up to face or part with an offset. 


  • MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 413 PRO
    Guess I had the wrong kind of offset... 
  • nicola_malagnininicola_malagnini Member Posts: 31 EDU
    @MichaelPascoe

    yes, i use Move feature or i create directly an Offset plane at the right distance.
    i tried your custom feature but it doesn't work how i want

    John_P_Desilets 

    second end position works in a different way


    the feature that i'm searching it would work in this way: starting from a sketch on a plane, the feature can create an extrusion on another plane but without to put an offset plane. (like in the picture. i have a sketch on a top plane but the extrusion is on plane1



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