How to draw washer

by Rezz on November 19, 2010

In this autocad tutorial we will draw a simple washer using circle tool.
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer

1. Open a new drawing. Click New autocad-tutorial-ex1-new

2. Type z [Space bar], e [Space bar]. This will zoom extents your drawing area.

3. From the ribbon tools, click CIRCLE
circle

4. Specify center point of the circle at 0,0. Type 0,0 [Enter]
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-center

5. Look at command line, it showing input in radius mode;
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-radius
to enter input in Diameter mode, type D [Enter].
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-diameter

6. Type 2 for inner diameter [Enter].
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-in-dia

7. From the ribbon tools, click CIRCLE.
circle

8. Make sure Object Snap Tracking is ON (1) and snap to center is active (2).
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-osnap

9. Now point your cursor at center point of the last circle. When your cursor snap at center, click to define center of new circle.
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-center-outer

10. Look at command line, it showing input in radius mode;
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-radius
to enter input in Diameter mode, type D [Enter].
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-radius2
Type 4 for inner diameter [Enter].
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer-diameter2
Your washer is done.
autocad-tutorial-ex6-washer

11. Press [Esc] key few times to end circle command.

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Acad June 25, 2011 at 2:48 pm

I like this tutorials, i get a new ways to drawing with another command from this tutorials.

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