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What is your approach to creating this?

Question asked by Dale Elde on Aug 3, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 7, 2012 by Bernie Daraz

Hello everyone!

 

My first sheet metal project after I started using SW was to create the attached drip pan ("Assembly" attachment). We were under a time crunch, and I didn't really know what I was doing. At any rate, I ended up making two pieces, they were jetted out, and the shop guys put it together, telling me that it was "good enough." Thank goodness they could make it work. I never was satisfied with how I did on my end (after all, I was supposed to take out the guess work!)...

 

If I did it again, I would use loft, shell, convert to sheet metal ("Test" attachment). What would you seasoned sheet metal guys would do? Lastly, I still would like to know how to maintain the drip hole; the dimensions of the top are 85"x59", and the bottom are 4"x13", depth is 16". Is it possible that the top dimensions be outermost and the bottom dimensions be innermost?

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