The Flexible Spring Animation

The Flexible Spring Animation

“That looks ok, but can we see the spring compress?” It is the dreaded question that so many SOLIDWORKS animation users find themselves on the receiving end of. Creating in-context geometry modifications is not always the easiest task in an

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My Favorite 2017 Electrical Enhancements

My Favorite 2017 Electrical Enhancements

Last year, I wrote about all the new enhancements that came with SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2016, and with the recent release of SW2017, SOLIDWORKS delivered for Electrical again. I wanted to use this blog to bring attention to my favorite updates

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May the Legos Be With You

May the Legos Be With You

If most of you out there reading this are anything like me, I grew up playing with the coolest toys… Legos!  My brother and I would dump our giant plastic tote and build houses, cars, spaceships, really anything that we

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The SOLIDWORKS 3D Sketch Golden Ticket

The SOLIDWORKS 3D Sketch Golden Ticket

I recently tried to re-create Willy Wonka’s Everlasting Gobstopper, and let me tell you that simple looking little piece of candy was not so simple to model. No wonder Mr. Slugworth was trying to steal the secret! I tried approaching

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