SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Adze Tool Tutorial

Adze IsoAdze Tool: This wood carving tool is a multi-body solid part which uses both solid and surface features to create the geometry. This half hammer, half ax looking tool has examples of many surface features including extrudes, cuts, offset surfaces, extends, trims and a sweep. It also includes examples of mirrored bodies, revolved features, a loft with guide curves and other advanced geometry to create the handle, head and wedge components. Download this file to see many of the hybrid modeling techniques used to create this part.

Download: Adze 
Complexity: Complex
Features used: extrudes, cuts, offset surfaces, extends, trims and a sweep

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