Rainbow Cloud Baby Mobile Tutorial – Part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part tutorial for a Rainbow Cloud Baby Mobile. For part 2, we will create an assembly using parts designed in part 1 of the tutorial. The assembly will then be used to run a motion analysis of the mobile using motors. The music box part and rainbow decal seen in the tutorial is available to download from the SOLIDWORKS blog.

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Rainbow Cloud Baby Mobile Tutorial – Part 1

In this 2 Part tutorial for a Rainbow Cloud Baby Mobile, you can learn how to create the mobile parts for an assembly. The assembly will then be used to run a motion analysis of the mobile using motors. The music box part and rainbow decal seen in the tutorial is available to download from the SOLIDWORKS blog.

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Building Up Your 2D Layout Library in SOLIDWORKS Electrical – Part 2

You’ve begun working with the 2D cabinet layout feature in SOLIDWORKS Electrical. Now you wonder, “Where do I get the part graphics to place in my 2D layout?” The first place to look is the SOLIDWORKS Electrical content portal. On any

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SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modeling: Partial Fillet Option Through ‘Partial Edge’

One of the great things about live training is the interaction between members of the class. As students try things or think of how they might use SOLIDWORKS in their own work, questions come up that allow for learning beyond the book. During my last Advanced

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Dolls House Furniture Part 1 – Tutorial

This is part 1 of a 2-part SOLIDWORKS tutorial for a wooden doll’s house furniture set. In part 1 of this tutorial we are going to create a dolls house furniture set for the downstairs lounge, this includes a fireplace, coffee table, sofa and plant.

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Cottage Dolls House Part 3 – Tutorial

This is Part 3 of a 3-Part SOLIDWORKS tutorial series for a Wooden Cottage Dolls House. In this final part of the Dolls House tutorial, we are exporting out the solid bodies as parts to create an assembly.

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Cottage Dolls House Part 2 – Tutorial

This is Part 2 of a 3-Part SOLIDWORKS tutorial series for a Wooden Cottage Dolls House. In Part 1 we created the main Dolls House structure as a Part file. In Part 2 we will finish with the whole Dolls House as a Part file.

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Cottage Dolls House Part 1 – Tutorial

This is Part 1 of a 3-Part SOLIDWORKS tutorial series for a Wooden Cottage Dolls House. Part 1 focuses on creating the main Dolls House structure as a Part file. The tutorial series involves creating the whole Dolls house as a part file with multiple separate parts before exporting the solid bodies as grouped or singular part files to create an assembly.

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New Addition to Thicken Command in SOLIDWORKS 2020: Defining Thicken Direction

SOLIDWORKS 2020 adds a very nice option to one of my favorite surface-to-solid tools, Thicken. Thicken takes a surface body (which has zero thickness) and makes it a solid (making it a volume) by specifying a thickness value and side to thicken.

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Copy & Mate by CTRL-Drag & Drop: SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip

You may know that you can copy a component in an assembly by doing a CTRL-drag and drop. You may also know that you can create mates with the SmartMate tool by doing an ALT-drag and drop. But did you

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