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3D video tutorial: Create a 3D wheel with cylinders

This is a fairly simple wheel with a center tube for an axle/pole, a rim, and 6 holes. You can create a 3D wheel like this entirely with cylinders! Watch this 9-minute video tutorial and follow along to create it from scratch yourself.

You’ll learn how to:

Create cylinders: Cylinders are an obvious choice for […]

Combine or subtract 2D shapes with the REGION command to create custom shapes

Sometimes you need to create a 2D profile that is a combination of the basic geometrical shapes that AutoCAD creates. While you might be able to use the PLINE command to create what you want, an easier way might be to combine or subtract simpler shapes.

For example, let’s say that you want to create […]