How to create a cube helix

Tutorial by hesam

This is a cube helix tutorial

  1. Step 1:

    Create a cube according to picture and extruded it

  2. Step 2:

    Select the front plane

  3. Step 3:

    Draw a vertical line, the same size as the cube from top to bottom

  4. Step 4:

    Select the front plane again

  5. Step 5:

    Draw a horizontal line, starting at the top of the cube (Make this line slightly longer than the cube ’s side)

  6. Step 6:

    Select the sweep surface,and set the horizontal line as the profile, and the vertical line as the path (set option according to picture)

  7. Step 7:

    Select intersection curve (Tools->Sketch tools->Intersection curve) and select the faces according to picture

  8. Step 8:

    Now we can see the intersection curves

  9. Step 9:

    Go to Insert > Reference Geometry > Plane or click at the Plane icon

    Select the Endpoint of the Spline as First Reference

    Select the Spline itself as Second Reference

    Click OK

  10. Step 10:

    Select the new plane in the feature tree and create a sketch according to picture

  11. Step 11:

    Now select the composite curve and select the intersection curve

  12. Step 12:

    Select the circle sketch as the profile, and the 3dsketch as the path (notice to picture)

  13. Step 13:

    Now hide the solid bodies,I hope you’ve learned something about the create a cube helix


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