5a. Now a few boards need adjusting. Orbit to the
bottom, right-click the bottom board, and choose
Hide. Double-click on the front door board. To make
room for hinges, use Push/Pull to move the bottom
1" (Figure G). Click the background with
the Select Tool to exit the group. Hide the front door
and side walls. Double-click on the front board of
the cellphone compartment. This board extends
into the hidden side walls. Pull it out
6" on each
side. Exit, and hide the edited piece.
6a. Hide everything except the front and floor
of the cellphone compartment and the left wall
of the caddy. Using the Select Tool and holding
the shift key, select the compartment’s front and
floor pieces. Right-click and choose Intersect with
Model. Hide them both, and you’ll see 2 outlines
remaining on the wall (Figure J).
6b. Double-click on the wall. Draw 2 rectangles
tracing the outlines on the inside wall. Push them
6" (Figure K). Exit and hide the wall. Using
5b. Double-click on the cellphone compartment floor. the Eraser Tool, click and drag over the remaining
Extend each side
6", then orbit to the front surface outlines to erase them. Go to Edit → Unhide → All.
of the floor, and push it in
6" (Figure H). This is the
clearance for the charging wires. (The front compartment wall is removable for jacks to fit through.)
To reveal hidden geometry, go to Edit → Unhide →
All. Orbit around and double-click on the back wall
to edit it. Use the Tape Measure to draw 2 guideline
segments 1¼" over, then up, from the bottom corner.
Draw a circle with a ¾" radius out from this point.
Push it in
2" to create a hole (Figure I).
6c. Now fix that right wall, with a slightly more
advanced technique. Using the Scale Tool, click
on the right wall. Hover over the green cube in the
middle of the surface and it will turn red (Figure L).
Click and drag the red cube, and watch the values in
the lower right box. Drag it to – 1.00, or type in – 1.00.
Use the Move Tool to put the wall back into place.
Your design is done!