How to Create A Red Phone Body

Basic knowledge on how to use a sketch plane, how to extrude, how to create a simple hole, how to create a rectangle, how to do fillet, how to change appearance, how to use a circular pattern instead of creating the same geometry for multiple times.

  1. Step 1: Sketch Plane

    1. Create a new part in SolidWorks.
    2. Right-click Right Plane from the FeatureManager design tree. this will be a Sketch Plane.
    3. Click sketch from the toolbar.
    4. Select line and create a shape like in the figure below.
    5. The dimension is up to you.

  2. Step 2: Extrude

    Extrude it to 165mm. You may change it according to your desire.

  3. Step 3: Simple Hole

    1.     Select Simple hole with D=40.0 mm

    Do the same to another side.

  4. Step 4: Rectangle

    Create a rectangle with a given dimension and mirror it.

    Extrude both to D=35.0mm.

  5. Step 5: Circle At The Rectangle

    Same with step 3, create a circle with D=40.0mm at the centre of the rectangle.

  6. Step 6: Fillet

    To fillet this area, use Fillet and choose Face Fillet with R=7.0mm.

    For body part, use Constant Size Fillet with R=10 and for that two rectangle use R=1.0mm.

  7. Step 7: Dial Gage Circle

    Create a big circle like in the figure below.

    Then create another two circle inside of it and extrude each of it to D=3.0mm.

  8. Step 8: Appearance

    To change colour, select Edit Appearances and select a red colour.

    To change colour only part of the object, select the part and identify it “name”, right-click > appearances > “name”. Choose a grey colour.

  9. Step 9: Circular Pattern

    Create a circle and multiple it using Circular Pattern

    Extrude Cut all the circle.

  10. Step 10: Final Product

    The final product will look like this.