Expert Machinist > Cutting Tools > To Add a Sketched Tool
To Add a Sketched Tool
You can use sketched tools for Free Form machining and for machining Top Round features.
1. On the Tool Setup dialog box menu bar, click Edit > Sketch.
The system increments the pocket Number by 1 with respect to the last one currently in the Tool Table and generates a default Name for the tool. The Offset field is left blank.
2. Modify Name as desired.
3. Click Sketcher.
4. The system starts the Sketcher user interface and opens a new window. Sketch the tool section.