Create a Traffic Cone

Learn to create accessories to enhance your play time.

We will only need a few shapes.

Let's get started with the base of the cone!

Instructions

    1. Drag a Box shape onto the Workplane.

    2. Continue to the next step.

Step 1: Size the Box

Let's adjust the size of the box by making it shorter.

Instructions

    1. Select the Box shape and size it to 2mm tall.
    2. Continue to the next step.

Step 2: Add the Cone

Great work! Next we need the cone shape.

Instructions

    1. Drag a Cone shape to the Workplane.
    2. Continue to the next step.

Step 3: Size the Cone

We will need to trim off the top of the cone a bit, but first let's make the cone a bit taller.

Instructions

    1. Select the Cone shape and size it to 30mm tall.
    2. Size the bottom of the Cone to be 15mm by 15mm.
    3. Continue to the next step.

Step 4: Align the Shapes

Now we need to align the shapes, so they are centered on each other.

Instructions

    1. Select both shapes and click the Align button on the toolbar.
    2. Select the middle align handles on the Workplane to align the shapes.
    3. Continue to the next step.

Step 5: Add a Box Hole

We will need to trim off the top of the cone.

Let's get started.

Instructions

    1. Drag a Box Hole onto the Workplane.
    2. Continue to the next step.

Step 6: Lift the Box Hole

Let's position the Hole to trim the top of the cone.

Instructions

    1. Select the Hole shape
    2. Use the black arrow on top of the shape to lift the hole 25mm up off the Workplane.
    3. Continue to the next step.

Step 7: Duplicate the Cone

To hollow out the cone we will make a duplicate of the cone we already have and use it to remove material from the inside of the cone.

Instructions

    1. Select the Cone shape.
    2. Click the Duplicate button on the toolbar.
    3. Use the black arrow on top of the shape to drop the cone 3mm below the Workplane.
    4. Use the shape panel to set the new cone to a hole.
    5. Continue to the next step.

Step 8: Align All the Shapes

Now, let's center all the shapes one last time.

Instructions

    1. Select all the shapes, including the holes, and click the Align button on the toolbar.
    2. Select the middle align handles on the Workplane to align the shapes.
    3. Continue to the next step.

Step 9: Group the Shapes

With all the shapes in their final position we can now group the shapes into a single object.

Let's make a traffic cone!

Instructions

    1. Select all the shapes, including the holes, and click the Group button on the toolbar.
    2. This will combine all the shapes and remove material where the hole shapes are positioned.

    3. Use the Shape Inspector to change the color of the cone to Orange.
    4. Continue to the next step.

Step 10: You Did It!

Great Work!

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