Wire Fashion Ring with Stone Setting 3D Model in Rhino 6: Jewelry CAD Design Tutorial #88

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Hello everyone welcome back to PJ Chen
Design Channel. Today we are going to talk about this bead setting wire
construction ring. Are you ready? Let’s get started! when we start. We
always want to starting with the ring size. Let’s set it up for the diameter for
16 millimeter, and then we want to think about how wide these thing is
going to be. Let me go ahead to use the surface tool, then you have extruded
surface, and you want to extrude it something like that. This is how wide
you want it to be. Then we want to start drawing the curve. I’m gonna
use the arc tool, and I gonna starting here, here, and drawing something like this.
I mean you can draw something really big or really small. It’s up to you, and
depends on how you like those to curve to be. Now we are in the ghost view, we
can kind of see it. If you want them to be touched, you might want to get them a
little bit closer. You can make them asymmetrical or whatever that you like. so
we basically get those two curves. Next thing, we wanted to do, we want those two
curves on that surface. So let’s go ahead to project this to the surface, and then
we will get those to curves. We no longer need this original curve, so let’s just
go ahead to delete it, and this is what we can see over there. On the bottom, I would like to have it as close as possible, so I’m going to lock
my original one, and I’m gonna quickly draw a straight line right there, and
using that straight line to trim the bottom curve that I don’t need.
Now I make the bottom open at this point, if you feel like the button is too
wide, you can go ahead to make it smaller. Since we project this curve,
it has a lot of point right there. We can go ahead and use the rebuild tool,
and we’ll rebuild it to make it less. so It will be easier
to edit. Maybe a little bit less to be 12, As long as the shape is not
changing too much. You will be fine, so I’m gonna do the same thing over here. To
turn it into 12. Now I can kind of work with it. To make it closer, if I
want to. For example, turn on the control point, and select those point on
the bottom, and kind of have them come in a little bit more like this. So they
will go in a little bit more right this way. Same thing I can do on the other side is I can move in a little bit, if I do want
them to come in a little bit closer, so it’s up to you about the design that you
wanted to do, but I highly encourage you to try a few more times to actually get a
flow really well. Now we have the curve roughly going to what we want, we want
to connect those curves back, so I’m going to use the blend command. We are
going to blend the curve from this point to this point, and you can adjust it if
it is too long. I’m going to move it back just a little bit, so it’s not
overlapping too much. We gonna do it one more time. This time with this end, and
this end, and again, if it’s too much you can kind of move it back. I do want them
to overlapping a little bit on the bottom, but I don’t want it to be too
extreme. Once everything is done, we are just gonna go ahead to join
everybody. It seems likes a little bit kink over
there, so we are going to rebuild it. Turn it into one big curve so I’m going
to use the commands rebuild, and we want to get a little bit more point. Let’s do
20 over there, and we’ll get the curve like this. It looks nice to me.
We’re gonna make a ring out of it, but you look at the front view, notice that
it’s no longer follow the circle. The ring is is no longer rounded. What I
like to do is we’re going to do the same thing again, we are going to pick up the
originals which is our ring size, and I’m going to
surface- extrude- straight like this. Okay and we are going to instead using a
project that we used, we wanted to have the curve from this one and pull it back
to this surface, and you can see like it’s just a little bit different. We can
delete the original one, and keep this one. You can see from the front view
it’s back to a circle again. Let’s delete this surface. This
is the curve that we want. so what we need to do now is to creating a
cross-section. I’m gonna set it about 1.7 millimeters stone and I like
to have my ring shank a little bit thicker so I would like to make a conic
corner, and it’s about 2 millimeters up 2 mm wide, and two millimeter
up and they make it a slightly corner like this, so we are going to use the
Move command to move this one from the endpoint or the midpoint, and we want to
snapping into the intersection over there. Now this is what we have.
Let’s do a test, and see how it goes. We’re going to use the commands called
sweep one rail, this is the rail, this is the cross section, and then you can have
it go all the way around. Remember you want to turn on the history, if you want
to change you later that will be great. Now we are looking at the bottom.
the bottom this seems a little bit too close at this point, what you can do is
you can turn on a control point for curves that we have, and kind of edit the
point if you want to. Since this is a projected curve, it may not able to be edited
smoothly. You might want to re-project it. Another thing that we can do to
fix this bottom looking thing is we can come into the top view, and we wanted
to chop it where it has the connection there. So let’s go ahead
to chop it somewhere around here, and somewhere around there
depends on what’s the thickness that you want. So we’re gonna pick up those two,
and we’re gonna trim it off anything in between, so let’s trim
off this one, and also this one. So now we have those two shapes over there.
So this is a continual piece. It’s hard to trim each other, and there’s no
split line. The one on the right side, it has a split line over there. We can actually
explode it, and now we can pick up both of them, and have them to trim each others. Now they become one piece. We can kind
of join it back. From this part, you cannot split into two, so we are just
simply gonna split whatever, so let’s go through the top view with this
one. We are going to split this one into two, so we are going to use these split
come in with this curve over there. Now you become two parts. once you’re
turning into two parts, we can select both of them, and trim each other for the
place that we don’t want. then let’s joined back once it is done.
Now we got to parts over there. We are going to use the comments called
duplicate edges, and we want to placate this edges and that edges and make sure
that you join them together. Now we have this as a cross section, we
are going to use the sweep one rail, and this is going to be our rail. We gonna
sweep from here to here, so now you can have a section that’s much better into
one section over there. After that, you can apply the bead setting, and I have a
whole playlist of stone setting. it’s been taught in another video, and I
also have a course for stone setting. if you are interested that I have the
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