Some kind forum members suggested I do a Delftship tutorial:o So, here goes, but bear in mind its all self taught and I am no teacher O0. Tutorial 01 Delft Ship – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. user manual. Version. Homepage E-mail [email protected] net. Contact. Delftship BV. Vinkenpolderweg AV Alblasserdam.
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At this point I want to point out delftahip I think its easier to design at full size and when you are happy with the shape, scale down to the size you want to build at.
The more I do the more I learn. I know I said we would look at the deck line next, but I think the chine line needs more attention first.
It looks like there are some helpful hints. In the perspective window top leftclick and hold left mouse button and move, you should see the image zoom in and out.
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I have already found some gems in there that I hadn’t considered. And click edit, edge, split. You will see this: In the profile view, left click and hold on one of tutoria, control points that is out of line and drag it until the red line looks better.
Hi Ian Thank you very much for this tutorial it’s most helpfully. This will require you to keep adjusting all the points until you get the shape you require.
How to make a Bowthruster quequenMay 21,in forum: I have work thought your step by step tutorial and I have ended up with a hull the same as yours. Hi Ian just had a look at that other tutorial. I think it’s better to learn by playing with Delftship first, letting your imagination wander, like I did by drawn my avatar a flying boat.
The administrator has disabled public write access. Select the points shown in yellow: This looks wrong because we have extruded every point equally, despite the curve of the deck.
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Make sure units selected are M, or ft. I have found some on you tube but none on the Delftship site. With my xbow, I started off in exactly the same way and added more lines, control points as I needed them.
It seems to assume that you know how to use the program. On the forum I keep seeing references to tutorials. Select the control lines shown: Getting the shape we want at deck level will make it easier to shape the rest of the bows later. Discussion in ‘ Software ‘ started by Dr34m3rJan 8, I will try to have a go soon though.
The best thing now is to experiment, practise really is the best way of learning this software.
Now, go to edit, edge and click crease, you should get this, with velftship control net turned off: Now select the control point up from the keel, ensure no others are selected and assign it the value 0 zero in z coordinates. You will have something like this: Hi Icare, Very good advice. I am planning on making a plywood and fibreglass windsurfer. But it takes a delftshil to dishearten me.
Keep up the good work Ian Here’s my current Delft’ tutorila, a 30′ x 6′ fast steam launch design. Then, when you’ll begin really working on you real project, you’ll already know all the “how-to” of this great tool. Repeat that for the other out of line points, then turn off the control net to see the actual bow line. We now have a basic hull, but without a transom!! In the z coordinate enter the value 0.
Turn on the control net, select the deck edge: Now click OK and you will dlftship this window. We want a flat keel from the transom to the curve of the bow, so, working in the plan view, bottom rightleft click on the furthest left control point black dot on the centreline.
Now we can see the bilge line running from the stern towards the bow, with the beginnings of the chine starting to show. Work in the plan view window whilst doing this, you can see the shape change clearly as you work.
You must log in or sign up to reply here. Just to demo what you will see if you have a bad curve I will move a point on my plan view: I think we should define the turn of the bilge next.
Without changing anything else, now go to edit, edge, insert to create extra control edges: As a rule of thumb, I keep control points to a minimum in areas where the tutoriial is straight or nearly so, and add only at curves.
You should have this: Select deck line and extrude by -4, same method as we used for the transom. There is a tutorial for scanning line drawings and using them within delftship. Before you try this, save your model, then have a play. Hi, I am just learning to use the free version tjtorial delftship, and i need to measure distances on an existing drawing.
Note to the DelftShip Team: Click the define control net off, delftsbip on again, this removes any previously selected point. Remember me Forgot your password?