Model Index Slide in FreeCAD

Hello friends welcome to FreeCAD tutorial in our previous tutorial we have learned How to Model Toggle Lever in FreeCAD. In this tutorial we will model Index Slide with the help of Part design workbench of FreeCAD. You can also download my source file of the tutorial at so let’s start our tutorial.



Select XZ plane and create the below profile.


Now extrude the profile to 28mm


Now select the face and create the rectangle as shown.


Now create the cut as sown in the image.


Now select the face and create the shown profile.


Now remove the material to distance of 40mm


Now select the face and create below profile.


Now use mirror tool and mirror the feature.


Now select the face and create below profile.


Now remove the material to 6mm


Now create the sketch for Hole.


Now create the hole as shown.


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