Gingerbread Train Set Tutorial – Part 1

Gingerbread Train Set Tutorial – Part 1

This is a two part SOLIDWORKS tutorial for a Gingerbread Train Set. Part 1 of this tutorial will demonstrate how to create a simple wooden train model in preparation for a motion analysis which is used to create an animation. In Part 1 you will create two parts, a Train and a set of wheels. The tutorial focuses on basic modelling features, but also shows you how to export decals ready to bring in to SOLIDWORKS and how to apply them to the train. The decals for this tutorial are available to download from the description.

... Continued

Wooden Toy Pram Blog – Part 1

Wooden Toy Pram Blog – Part 1

2 part tutorial to make a Wooden Toy Pram. Part 1 you will learn how to create the main structure of the pram, which involves the use of inserting DXF files, Boss Extrude, Cut Extrude, Insert Parts, the Combine Tool and Mirror Bodies. In part 2 appearances and decals will be applied to the pram model. All the DXF, Decal and Part files are available for download in the description.

... Continued

3D Printing Spooky, Style Spline Stamps Made in SOLIDWORKS

3D Printing Spooky, Style Spline Stamps Made in SOLIDWORKS

The most important season of the year is upon us, and with it, the scent of Pumpkin spiced lattes, fallen leaves and copious amounts of makeup. That’s right: Halloween is here and it’s never been a better time to bring ingenuity and creativity to the table, whether it’s for your Haunting House Party or your creepy costumes. Today, we’re going to show you how you can create a multi-colour hand stamp.

... Continued

Galaxy Bead Maze Toy Tutorial – Part 2

Galaxy Bead Maze Toy Tutorial – Part 2

Part 2 of the Galaxy themed Bead Maze Toy Tutorial. Part 2 we will create the beads for the maze, and create a final assembly with all the parts. Ensure that you have watched Part 1 of the tutorial first. In Part 1 you will learn how to create the main structure of the bead maze, which involves the use of 3D sketch and the sweep tool. You will also be shown how to add decals to a model. The decals and DXF files are available for download in the description.

... Continued