Freeship questions (nesting and creating bulkheads)

Discussion in 'Software' started by thuffam, Dec 4, 2008.

  1. thuffam
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    thuffam Junior Member

    Hi there

    I am using Freeship (Free!Ship) to design a small outrigger/canoe hull but have come stuck...

    1) When I try to create panels for the bulkheads, the side panels of the hull change from a nice curve (end-to-end) to straight/angles (straight lines between the bulkheads/frames). Is there a way to keep the sides curved?

    2) Is it possible, in Freeship, to do nesting for standard plywood sheets? I've used the Develop Plates function, but this assume infinate size material sheet - so how could you nest for plywood of 1200x2400? Or is there some other software I'd need for this?

    Or is there a better software package I should be using?

    Thanks very much
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