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How to make a 3D solid from a series of profile outlines?

A - answer If you have a series of sequential 2D profile outlines (cross sections of a tunnel, profiles of a windsurfing board, etc.), you can create a 3D solid or 3D surface from them using the lofting process.

Start the LOFT command and pick the sequence of profiles. You can also select a path for lofting, smooth the resulting body, set draft angles, etc.

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15.3.2010    5503x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture ·

See also:
Tip 7800:How to model a 3D hyperboloid?
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