Misaligned Concentric Mates in SOLIDWORKS 2018

Misaligned Concentric Mates in SOLIDWORKS 2018

When you previously tried to mate components with two holes, and the holes are not the same distance apart, then you would end up with a mate error. Because the second hole could not be defined concentric. But now SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mirror Magic

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mirror Magic

It’s lopsided. Isn’t it? It’s too heavy on one side. It almost looks as if it might fall over just sitting there. It makes me uneasy. And that’s what I love about it. I’m referring to the design of Ronin

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SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Chest of Drawers Tutorial

SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Chest of Drawers Tutorial

Chest of Drawers: This highly detailed, multi-body model has over a 150 bodies and is created mainly from extruded features. There are several examples of different types of wood joints. Dovetail joints are used in the drawer creation. Mortise and Tenon joints (open and

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Think Backwards with Sweeps

Think Backwards with Sweeps

Many years ago (actually 25 years, pre-Quicken), my wife was balancing our checkbook when the battery died in her calculator.  She came into my home office and asked to borrow mine,  I happily lent it to her. As I expected,

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