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Create hole perpendicular to cylinder's surface

david_riedelldavid_riedell Member Posts: 8 EDU
I'm trying to figure out how to cut a hole in a cylinder that is tangent to the surface of the cylinder rather than a sketch plane. In the image below my sketch plane is tangent to the side of the cylinder, but when I extrude the sketch the "remove" extrusion is perpendicular to the sketch plane rather than the cylinder's surface.

In SolidWorks I could wrap a sketch around a cylindrical object and do an extruded cut, but that doesn't seem to be an option in OnShape. Has anyone figured out a way to do this? I couldn't find a FeatureScript that does exactly what I wanted.


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