I wish to cut a path into a part using an endmill. The endmill would follow the two curves shown, which require 5axes to describe (3conventional axes + angle in two orthogonal planes. I cannot figure out how to use the swept patch (bodies mode) for this, even though on the face of it that seems the right tool to use. I can loft a surface between two half cylinders following one of these as the path, but that seems too loose a definition for this critical feature.
It seems like this would be a common problem, so hopefully it is just something I am not seeing.
Best Regards and thanks in advance,