Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Autodesk Inventor Tutorial--‘Handle of Tack Hammer’ (with caption and audio narration)

Handle of Tack Hammer

Tack Hammer

Serial No. 209

Autodesk Inventor Tutorial--‘Handle of Tack Hammer’ (with caption and audio narration)

Here we focused on the design of handle of Tack Hammer (also called Upholstery Hammer), since the design of hammer has already being discussed in our previous video named ‘Hammer’, so it is not described here.



Click the following link to get the model file: - http://a360.co/1oFuumH

Transcription of Video

  1. Open the Assembly file of ‘Hammer’.

  2. A pre-constructed Part1 file is placed in this assembly.

  3. Create a new component with an English template by using Create Component tool.

  4. And change the name of file Part2.

  5. Select the back face of the model as a base plane for creating a new component.

  6. Create a new sketch on this face.

  7. Turn off the transparency, so we can see the Part1 more clearly.

  8. Use the Project Cut Edges command to get the model edges.

  9. Convert all the projected lines into the construction except to this rectangle.

  10. Create a base sketch of handle with the given dimensions by utilizing line, circle and arc tool.

  11. Now the sketch is complete, exit from the sketching environment.

  12. Activate the Extrude command.

  13. Select the each individual profiles.

  14. Set the value in the distance field.

  15. Click OK to execute the command.

  16. Close the visibility of Part1 and Work Plane1 to see the Part2 (handle) more clearly.

  17. Change the colour of model to ‘Birch – Solid Stained Light No Gloss’.

  18. Open visibility of Sketch1 in the Extrusion1 feature.

  19. Create a new sketch over the front face of Part2 to create a wedge on the handle.

  20. Take a project of the rectangle by using Project Geometry tool.

  21. Finish the 2D sketch.

  22. Close the visibility of Sketch1 in the browser bar.

  23. Activate the extrude command once again.

  24. Fill the value in the distance field and execute the command.

  25. Return back to the assembly environment.

  26. Open the visibility of Part1 to complete the assembly.

  27. Check the interface between Part1 and Part2.

  28. Save the Hammer assembly.