SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: 3 Tricky Shapes

3 Tricky Shapes: There are three parts in this assembly. Two of the parts are made from strictly surface features. The other part uses solid and surface features(hybrid) to create the geometry. Open up the parts individually to review all the

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SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Assembly Motion in a Part

Assembly Motion in a Part: Did you know that a part file can simulate motion in real time just like an assembly? Utilizing Instant 3D and the Traction feature, a Music Box mechanism comes to life as the Crank is

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SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Direct Edit Import Part

Direct Editing Features on an Imported Part: The features used on this part are advanced commands that can help you when cleaning up or modifying imported model geometry. Some of the techniques shown here might also help you to pass the

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Geometric Shark – SOLIDWORKS

This tutorial for a geometric shark demonstrates how you can use images on sketch planes to guide a 3D model, the loft tool and chamfer is used to create most of the design. The shark image files and shark decal are available to download from the blog below.

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The Magic of the Square Circle

In this blog we create and test a classic magic trick from my childhood – the square circle. The effect of the trick is simple and effective. The magician starts by showing the audience the outer “square” and confirms that

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Spring Cleaning with SOLIDWORKS

Ok, so I may have binge watched The Home Edit on Netflix recently and taken some inspiration from it. Among other things, the clear acrylic, perfectly labeled, bins that they use to organize on this show are absolutely beautiful (and

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Rocking Carousel Horse Tutorial

This SOLIDWORKS tutorial for a rocking carousel horse will show you how you can use a single DXF file of a design to create a 3D model of a rocking horse. You will also see how png decal files can be used to apply a decal with an appearance underneath.

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Wooden Xylophone Tutorial

In this SOLIDWORKS tutorial learn how to create a wooden xylophone, the tutorial uses linear sketch patterns and a sketch driven pattern to create the xylophone. Also, see how the new colour eyedropper tool was used to create the rainbow keys.

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Sliding Picture Puzzle Tutorial

In this SOLIDWORKS tutorial learn how to create a sliding picture puzzle. The tutorial is very easy to follow, it involves making simple parts to create an assembly. Within the assembly, using move components is used to move the puzzle tiles and solve the slide puzzle.

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