Page 20 Modeling a Tank: Assembly

Assembly

Overview: Ok it's time to start putting things together and do some clean up to keep things as simple as possible.

If the details file is still open save it out and then hit SelSrf and SelPolySrf and then hit Export Clipboard and save it out.

Create a file and save it as 'assembly.3dm.' Hit Import Clipboard and leave the objects selected and create a new layer called 'body' and hit ChangeLayer the selected objects to that layer. Save the assembly file.

Open 'wheel.3dm' hit SelCrv and SelPolySrf. And then hit Export ClipBoard.

Open the 'assembly.3dm' file and hit Import Clipboard and create a layer called 'wheels' and ChangeLayer the selected wheel to the layer. Save out the assembly file.

Open 'fender.3dm' and hit SelCrv and SelPolySrf . Then hit Export Clipboard.

Open the 'assembly.3dm' file and hit Import Clipboard and create a layer called "fender" and ChangeLayer the selected fender to that layer. Save out the assembly file.

Open 'turret.3dm' and hit SelCrv and SelPolySrf . Then hit Export Clipboard.

Open the 'assembly.3dm' file and hit Import Clipboard and create a layer called 'turret' and ChangeLayer the selected fender to that layer. Save out the assembly file.