SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Wooden Truck

Wooden Truck: This is a simple wooden toy truck utilizing lots of shared contour sketches with extrudes and revolves. “Offset” from Sketch Plane and the “Vertex” offset are used to create multiple pieces by reusing multi-contour sketches. Shared sketches for cuts, extrudes and revolves, save time and help facilitate easier modifications.You can download the part here!

There is an example of a circular pattern that uses an “Offset From Surface” cut to create the tire treads.

Complexity: Basic

Features: Extrude, Mirror, Boundary, Revolve, Pattern, Fillet, Move Face, Move/Copy Bodies

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

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