Tutorial how to engrave a word on a complex surface?

As we all know, wrap feature only works on cylindrical faces. On complex faces (that have multi side curvature), in order to add a text (emboss or deboss), we have to do some work... Here are the steps...

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Below i have added pictures of the exact steps you have to do...

Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/tutorial-how-to-engrave-a-word-on-a-complex-surface

 
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Updated the pdf... more information added...

 
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Nice one Andreas. Just a quick addition to the knowledge here.. At step No. 4- For those who are not aware by any chance. if you want to create text objects on the surface.. or on the offset pane as described here. Use "sketch entities", where you see things like line, smart dims , rectangle etc.... and at the bottom end of the fly out menu you should find text , which then opens up a dialogue box for you to edit as you wish (font type, size etc...) and then.. Well, the tutorial above says it all.. :-))

 
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Thank you Andreas. You teached me to engrave like a Boss ;)

 
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I sure wish there was a way to thicken more than one surface at a time...took me 15 minutes to pick all the letters. Downside of long part #s!

 
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