Creating Hinge Parts using SolidWorks

In this lesson the students are challenged to disassemble a typical 3 1/2" hinge, apply measuring tools and skills to determine the part sizes, create dimensioned and annotated freehand sketch of each part, then create the parts using SolidWorks. Contributed by David Lee


Download hinge_lesson_plan_parts.doc

Sample Parts:

Download left_leaf.SLDDRW

Download left_leaf.SLDPRT


Download right_leaf.SLDDRW

Download right_leaf.SLDPRT

Matthew West

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