SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Dragon Egg

Dragon Egg: This model goes over an elegant way of creating the egg geometry with a minimal amount of features. The part show how to create a solid body like a single reptile scale and then pattern it in multiple directions.

There is an example of a split feature and a split line curve. This part shows a revolved pattern of two curve driven patterns. The Move/Copy Body feature is used to adjust the orientation of the scales to get the patterns to look smooth. Download it now!

Complexity: Moderate

Features: Extrudes, Revolves, Sketch Driven Patterns.

Want to learn more? You can view the full list of previous Part Reviewer Tutorials here. DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Dragon Egg Tutorial is now available for download here.


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