Tutorials

How do I convert STL graphics to a solid model?

122 25 Beginner
This tutorial will teach you how to convert STL graphics to a solid model in SOLIDWORKS. Try it. It worked for me!

How to change default unit system in SolidWorks

51 12 Beginner
In this tutorial i will show you how to change units permanently in Solidworks.

Tutorial: How to model involute gears in SolidWorks and show design intent.

62 23 Beginner
The model from this tutorial is found here: http://grabcad.com/library/involute-gear-design-from-scratch-1

Tutorial - Creating knurl in SolidWorks?

34 3 Beginner
Here is the tutorial.

How to 3D Texture Your Parts for FDM Printing Using SOLIDWORKS 2019!

35 7 Beginner
Instructions on how to create physical, repeating textures you can FEEL and TOUCH on your 3D prints, using a new feature found in SOLIDWORKS 2019. (And this technique will work with ANY type of 3D printer, not just Stratasys!)

Gear design & drawing in SolidWorks

29 10 Beginner
In this tutorial i design a simple Gear. Just the basics. I hope it is ok. If you have any questions feel free to ask.

Tutorial: Scribing/ Embossing a text on a surface in Solidworks.

7 0 Beginner
Scribing/ Embossing a text on a surface in Solidworks.

Tutorial-How to export points from solidworks to a excel file!

27 10 Beginner
the macro below used for exporting points from sketch to excel !

How to create custom weldment profiles in SOLIDWORKS?

14 2 Beginner
In this tutorial I am going to show you how to create your own weldment profile. It contains a few steps so lets start :)

How to 3D Print Jigs & Fixtures, Part 2: Designing for Print

52 5 Beginner
This is the second part of a four-part tutorial series on how to optimize your manufacturing jigs & fixtures for 3D printing. Today, we'll go over what to do in each design pass as you're optimizing your part, including specific steps to do in your CAD package, your print-preparation tool, and if you're bold, your FEA package. Later installments of this series will deal with FDM material selection and post-processing for jigs & fixtures.

Tutorial - Using fit spline tool to merge splines into one in SolidWorks?

7 2 Beginner
Here is the Tutorial.

How To Model Complex Sheet Metal Parts in SOLIDWORKS

49 8 Beginner
A step-by-step guide on how to create the shade holder part in the lamp model shown keeping cut outs in curved surfaces straight and true for a genuine flat pattern.

Getting your Solidworks drawing lasercut ready

11 4 Beginner
Hello everyone, In this tutorial, I will explain and give tips for converting your Solidworks drawing to a vector file that CNC machines can read. I will be focusing on a laser cutter in this tutorial. I will be using Solidworks and Adobe Illustrator in this tutorial. This is paid software if you want to use free software I recommend using Fusion 360 for 3D modeling and Inkscape for vector image editing. If you have any questions or are missing information in this tutorial please leave a comment below so I can update the tutorial.

Tutorial - Creating Spur gear in SolidWorks?

10 3 Beginner
Here is the tutorial.

Tutorial - Creating hex nut in SolidWorks?

3 0 Beginner
Here is the tutorial.