Thanks, Henry, that one works for me. So far, I have rotated the part on the y and then the x axes, as you instructed. Actually, I did so in both my drawing and yours, though I will keep working with yours since it is, as you pointed out, more accurate. But happily, I was able to do it in the one I started from scratch, so at least I know it works. Anyhow, attached it the leg rotated. Currently trying to figure out how to change the view by the path Workapce/Workplane/By View. The book isn't very clear on this. It states that the workplane is turned to that it is parallel to th eview plane. In the example in the book, the z axis becomes perpendicular to the drawing screen. I want the y axis to become perpendicular to the drawing screen. I think I got it, will post results.
Attached is the result, with the lines added to "cut" the leg to length. It doesn't look exactly right to me, I think the 3" side of the leg is currently on the "front", though it shouldn't be according to what I did with it.
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