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Simple Rubber Duck

dave_sartorydave_sartory Member Posts: 23 EDU
Hey folks -
I'm getting a pretty solid handle on tools, with a beginner understanding of curves > surfaces.  My students, many of whom come from tools like Blender, are always trying to make things that are a bit too clay-like for a tool like OnShape, but I would like to show them a good basic example, like a dog toy or a rubber duck, that showcase those skills without getting too detailed.  When I search, all I've found is imports of rubber ducks, not actual part studios with sketches.  Do any of you have a model you'd be willing to share that could show the process for this type of thing?
Thanks for any advice you have!


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    _anton_anton Member, Onshape Employees Posts: 292
    edited April 12
    IMHO, surfacing a rubber duck is a nontrivial task even for the not-faint-of-heart. You can certainly do it, but the process won't be representative of mainstream CAD work. It's very understandable that those coming from direct editing tools (Blender, ZBrush, Max, etc.) would want to use CAD similarly, but the toolset is geared toward different applications.

    How about, say, a toaster, or a case for wireless headphones? A (very unpolished) example: https://cad.onshape.com/documents/a2c5203d67ecd824f9fdc8e2/w/bc4ab4a0417b5f2c158b0ce9/e/d6e644fb7b384ddcab09327f
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    dave_sartorydave_sartory Member Posts: 23 EDU
    @_anton love the toaster, thank you!   I appreciate your response and it's in line with what I've said to the kids about using the right tool for the job.
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