Keeping part the same size or consistent

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Bearbie
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Keeping part the same size or consistent

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Can someone explain how to make something like this uniform to where it stays the same width all the way around the part, I understand after one is made, I can duplicate to keep them the same but i am not sure how to keep the metal all the same size Let's say i need these 2 inches wide all the way round. Thanks for any help and if there is a video out there the link would be great.
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Re: Keeping part the same size or consistent

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Not quite sure what your asking. You just want to increase the dimension of the hooks and them both to be the same size?
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Re: Keeping part the same size or consistent

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I think I do understand what you are asking.
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This could be easily facilitated using an "offset tool". Of course once you have done the offset, you would need to edit to add the point to the end.
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Re: Keeping part the same size or consistent

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Here is how I would do it using Fusion 360.
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Re: Keeping part the same size or consistent

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Thanks David, the offset option is one I was not familiar with in Fusion and could have used in the past. Thanks for posting this :Like
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Re: Keeping part the same size or consistent

Post by adbuch »

You are quite welcome Plasmanewbie! The offset tool is also available in several other popular programs. Here are examples using LightBurn (the quickest and easiest to do), CorelDraw, and Inkscape.

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LightBurn
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CorelDraw
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Inkscape
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