Model Locating Finger in FreeCAD

Hello friends welcome to FreeCAD tutorial in our previous tutorial we have learned List of Supported File Formats in FreeCAD. In this tutorial we will model Locating Finger 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.

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Locating Finger

Locating Finger_01

Select XY plane and create the below sketch.


Now extrude the above sketch to 14mm as shown in below image.


Now select the mid plane and create the below profile.


Noe extrude the above profile to distance of 54 mm and keep it symmetric to plane as shown in below image.


Now select the back face and create the below profile.


Now with Pocket tool remove the material set tit to Through All.


Now select the top face and create below profile to create the hole.


Now create the Hole as shown in below image.


Now again select the top face and create the below profile.


Now create the hole as shown in below image.


Now select the front two edges and give chamfer of 13 mm.


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