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How can I create this shape in OnShape?

neil_ramsayneil_ramsay Member Posts: 3 EDU
I'm trying to create this shape in OnShape. It's a 2mm diam hexagon around an 18mm diam circle rotated several times (number of times is irrelevant). Obviously, coming from Solidworks, I'm having a bit of a difficult time figuring this out. Solidworks, it was simple. Sweep around a circle with a rotation set. Done.

Here... I can't rotate a sweep. I've seen a bunch of things using additional functions with spiral curves and the like, but I can't figure out how to get the spiral to look... well... like this. It always looks more like a phone cord than a twisted sweep, so I'm not grasping it.

Rotated straight line is cake. But I can't get THIS shape.

Hints? Ideas?


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