Tutorials

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.

Tutorial: How to model a braided hose in Solidworks?

17 7 Beginner
Are you sure you're ready to witness awesomeness?

How to convert solidworks file into STEP or IGES file...??

1 1 Beginner
It is really simple Shridharan, see below.

Tutorial : How to edit STL file imported into SolidWorks

3 4 Beginner
Tutorial : How to editing files in SolidWorks STL file imported into

How to create screenshots of your work in Solidworks (1)

5 2 Beginner
In this tutorial i will show you how to create screenshots of your work in Solidworks in three different ways. Here is the first way to create screenshots of your work

How to Complete Your CAD Homework

47 9 Beginner
Models like this are common homework assignments for CAD students. Let's learn some skills to convert an isometric drawing into a 3D model. SOLIDWORKS is used, but these skills apply to any 3D CAD program.

How to: Dimension Arc Length on Solidworks Drawing

1 1 Beginner
How To dimension Arc Length on SolidWorks Drawing.

How to save your animations as GIFs in SolidWorks

28 2 Intermediate
Do you want to know how to make GIFs of your animations? Ever asked yourself how they did it? Here I'll show you how to make seamless GIFs from your animations using SolidWorks, as well as PhotoScape... I chose PhotoScape as it has decent results, doesn't cause any bumping & - most important - is for free. You can download the latest version from here: http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/download.php

How to copy sketch to a different plane in SOLIDWORKS?

5 3 Beginner
How to copy sketch to different plane in SOLIDWORKS?

Tutorial - Making a pipe bend in SolidWorks?

3 0 Beginner
Here is the Tutorial.