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Creating reference planes curved surfaces

Question asked by Michael Speek on Dec 12, 2017
Latest reply on Dec 12, 2017 by Solid Air

Hi all,


I have a part of which currently the planes are skewed:

front plane skewed.PNGAs seen in this picture, the front plane is not lined up with the left and right side of the part.

Ideally, I would want planes like this:

desired.PNGHere the front plane (=plane 3) is lined up to the sides of the part and I have two additonal planes that are centered in the part.


With my current model I have difficulties as it has a curved surface on the edge:


What would be a good way to go about this? I tried adding reference planes by first drawing lines on the edges of the part, but the planes are still skewed. The part is a scanned object so there are some curves in the part that make it difficult I think.