SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Thumb Splint Tutorial

Thumb Splint: Ever break a finger? I know I have several times in my youth and I always wondered how the splints were made. Take a look at this thumb splint and see how they are created in SOLIDWORKS! A fit spline was added over segments converted from the Side Layout sketch (SideLO) to reduce the curve into a single segment so the loft wouldn’t need connector adjustment or multiple guides in order to connect smoothly Download below to get started.

Download: Thumb Finger Splint
Complexity: Complex
Features: Surface Trim, Delete Face, Fill, Volume, Thicken, and more!

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DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Thumb Splint tutorial is now available for download here.

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