Create a Finial with Extrusions.

28 June 2013 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Extrusions, How To, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you need to create a finial for  a roof you may use Extrusions:

1. Save the finial half cut drawing as a preset. Here is a link to another quick tip about Custom Profiles:

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2. Create a small circle with the Polyline tool.

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3. Select the circle and go to Cadimage> Extrusions> Extrude along selected element.

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4. Search the saved preset profile. Settings> Shape> Profile> Custom> Select the profile and click OK.

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5. The resulting object will be a finial profile extruded along a small circle.

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