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3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds

3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds

In this series, you will learn how to work with CAD by following easy projects. Use only simple commands to build almost anything! Today, learn how to make a tasty looking 3D model bar of chocolate in BricsCAD®.


Watch the instructional video here


3D Model a Bar of Chocolate in BricsCAD

Time to complete: 5-10 minutes

Difficulty: 3/10


Commands used:

Box
Offset
Extrude
Union
Fillet
Scale
Materials
Array Rectangle


How to make a 3D model of a bar of chocolate in BricsCAD:

  1. Begin with the Box command. 10x10x2mm3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- box-e1587026192237
  2. Offset the top face. 1mm3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- offset
  3. Extrude at an angle. 3mm 15°3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- extrude
  4. Union the two solids.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- union
  5. Fillet the edges.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- fillet-768x491
  6. Copy your logo/design or draw your own with a Polygon or Spline.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- logo-768x490
  7. Use the Manipulator to move it into position.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- manipulate-1024x478
  8. Scale with the Reference mode.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- scale
  9. Extrude down into the block. 1mm3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- extrude 2-768x514
  10. Delete any remaining 2D entities.
  11. Add Materials.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- materials-1024x578
  12. Array with the Rectangle mode. Row = 10, 10mm. Col = 4, 10mm.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- array
  13. Edit the Array. Hold Ctrl when hovering over a block and select the command from the Quad, as required.3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- array edit
  14. Explode the Array.
  15. Union the blocks.

The final result should be a 3D model of a bar of chocolate that looks something like this. Yummy!:

3D Model a Bar of Chocolate - Easy Builds- chcolate-e1587026477728-1024x456

Enjoy this project?

Why not make yourself a rubber duck or a reindeer?


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