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FreeCAD is an open source 3D modelling software application for designing parts.

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FreeCAD to design moving parts

I am trying to create a mechanism with moving parts, and would like to see how it works (whether it even works) before printing it. For example, there's a servo with a bracket, and I would like to ...
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FreeCAD: Scene doesn't look 3D [closed]

I finished a 3D object for 4 wheels, but something seems wrong with the final scene to me: The nearer wheels (#1 and #2) appear smaller than the far one (#3 and #4), and the distance between wheel #3 ...
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Split/edit part in FreeCAD?

I'm trying to modify some parts on this thing. I'm kind of new to dealing with the modeling aspects of this. I am attempting to widen the part essentially 3mm. This would involve modifying the chain ...
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How to design a worm-gear in FreeCAD?

I want to print worm gears for my robot arm. I would like to design it in FreeCAD. Normally, I would use involute gear for regular gears. However, this tool cannot be used for worm gears. I can't find ...