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Can't understand why I can't enclose my surfaces properly

Hi There everyone,

I am trying to enclose a ramp-like shape but the Enclose tool does not like the input of the surfaces. Does anyone see why ?

Thank you in advance for any advice :smile:

https://cad.onshape.com/documents/d3b7d89f4f57b8637828f045/w/5d15d5116763c38198ce0a68/e/27e329c2f0ff9a1fd96d76b7


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  • konstantin_shiriazdanovkonstantin_shiriazdanov Member Posts: 920 ✭✭✭✭✭
    you may want to you aplly Fill command first to create a closed volume and use Enclose to make solid from a closed volume by selecting bouding faces
  • steven_harris739steven_harris739 Member Posts: 5
    Thanks so much. The Fill tool worked but I sadly cannot get the Enclose tool to work. Ill keep trying 

    Thanks

    Steve 
  • steven_harris739steven_harris739 Member Posts: 5
    Still can’t get enclose to work. Maybe I have built this shape wrong. When I look at the amount of surfaces bottom left in the surfaces tab it says I only have three. But the closed volume consists of 5. I think I have screwed up! Maybe I’ll start again ! 

    Any my tips would be great. Thanks to konstantin for the fill tool advice. Do you think I’m using the enclose tool wrong ?

    thanks 

    Steve 
  • steven_harris739steven_harris739 Member Posts: 5
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    Thank you so much ! 

    Im going to study this a lot ! Just by a quick look I have learnt a lot of useful construction tips.

    thank you for your effort
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