AutoCAD tutorial 16: Chamfer and Fillet

Chamfer and Fillet are two of the most used tools in the Modify ribbon.

Fillet helps convert sharp edges to round edges, Even though this command can be bypassed using Circles and Trim, its use will still be appreciated seeing how easy getting to the final result get while using it.

Chamfer is also a command you can avoid making use of.

Lets start with the Chamfer command

Chamfer in AutoCAD

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To use the Chamfer command

  1. Click on the Chamfer icon
  2. Type D and Press Enter
  3. Specify the first chamfer distance and Press Enter
  4. Specify the second chamfer distance and Press Enter
  5. Select the first line
  6. Select the second line

On the image below the first distance is 20, and the second distance is 30.

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Fillet in AutoCAD

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To use the Fillet command

  1. Click on the fillet command icon
  2. Type R and Press Enter
  3. Specify the fillet Radius and Press Enter
  4. Select the first line
  5. Select the second line

The image below shows an example of Fillet with R=20.

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