# Can you fillet in Sketchup?

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The «Fillet» function, in every other 3D design software, can turn the corners of a surface, into curves or arcs. In SketchUp, this can be done, with the simple way that we are about to see.

## How do you fillet a corner in Sketchup?

Double click on the object you want to round the corners of. Then select the “round corner” button from the Freedo6 plugin. Under the “rounding parameters” options select the “offset” button to set the offset amount.

## How do you cut an arc in Sketchup?

Draw an arc.

Use the arc tool to draw an arc on one of the faces. Close off the arc with a line to create a shape and a draw a straight line along the blue axis. We close off the arc because Sketchup doesn’t allow us to flip lines by themselves. Press “m” and then “ctrl” to move a copy of the arc along the blue axis.

## What angle is a chamfer usually?

Threaded-hole chamfers normally have included angles of 120° or 90°, with 90° being most common. The OD and depth of the chamfer sometimes are specified on the blueprint.

## How do you convert to solid in SketchUp?

For SketchUp to realize something is a solid, you have to make it into either a group or a component first. Another thing: Solid groups and components can’t have other groups and/or components nested inside them. Making a solid doesn’t require any special tools.

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## What arc means?

An arc is a curve. You can describe the bend of a rainbow as an arc. In math, an arc is one section of a circle, but in life you can use the word to mean any curved shape, like the arc of a ballerina’s arm or the graceful arc of a flowering vine over a trellis.

## What is ARC in drawing?

The arc is defined by entering a start point, center and end point. The first point is the starting vertex of the arc entered in Step 1 (above). The “center” is the center of rotation of the arc. The third point is the end vertex of the arc.