SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Partridge in A Pear Tree

Partridge in a Pear Tree: This fun part has two configurations showing the collapsed and open states of the geometry. The geometry in this part acts similar to a pop up greeting card. One angle dimension in the base sketch controls the geometry along with two equations to help to open and close the geometry.

Toggle between the two configurations to see the geometry fold and unfold. You can download the part here. 

Complexity: Moderate

Features: Extrude Thins, Linear Pattern, Mirror, Move/Copy Body, Split Lines, and one Combine.

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 Rocking Horse Tutorial is now available for download here.

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