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Free SolidWorks Panton Chair eBook (68 pages)

In this SolidWorks eBook (68 pages) I will show you how to model the famous Panton Chair in SolidWorks. Although the design of this organic chair dates from the sixties, it’s still a modern design chair. The designer of this chair is Verner Panton. He was one of the most influential industrial designers of the sixties [...]

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SolidWorks Text Feature

How to Draw a Text in SolidWorks?

In this tutorial I will show you how can create and Extrude a Text in SolidWorks. Open a new part with model units set to millimeters Go to: File > New > Part  Create a 2D sketch Select the Front Plane in the feature tree (menu at the left side) and create a sketch by [...]

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SolidWorks & PhotoView 360 iPhone Tutorial

Dear SolidWorks, I am proud to announce that my newest SolidWorks & PhotoView 360 Tutorial is available! In this SolidWorks starter tutorial I will show you how to model the Apple iPhone 4S in SolidWorks and how to render it in PhotoView 360. Download this exclusive SolidWorks Tutorial Package here including a SolidWorks Kit Car Model [...]

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SolidWorks Loft feature

Boss/Base Loft feature

The Loft feature is an important tool for surface modeling . With the Loft feature you can create organic shapes with multiple 2D and 3D sketches and guidecurves. Today we will take a look at this feature. Open a new part with model units set to millimeters Go to: File > New > Part  Create [...]

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SolidWorks Paperclip Tutorial

How to Model a Paperclip in SolidWorks?

In this SolidWorks beginner tutorial I will show you how to model a paperclip in SolidWorks. I will first guide you trough the step-by-step 2d sketch process. You will learn how to use the Circle, Line, Centerline and Trim functions during this excersise. When the 2d sketch is finished I will show you how to [...]

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Boss/Base Sweep Feature

With the Sweep feature you can create a shape by moving a 2D sketch Profile along a 2D or 3D sketch Path.  I’ll show you how the Sweep feature works. Open a new part with model units set to millimeters Go to: File > New > Part Create a 2D sketch Select the Top Plane [...]

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SolidWorks Glass Tutorial

How to Model a Double Walled Glass in SolidWorks?

A regular coffee glass or cup has a handle to prevend you for risking burns. That’s why a normal glass is not suitable for hot coffee. The Danish company Bodum found a solution for this problem. They developed a line of double walled design drinking glasses. The glasses are provided with an insulating air chamber [...]

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Free SolidWorks E-books

Here you can find all the free SolidWorks Ebooks from Jan-Willem Zuyderduyn. These Ebooks are free to download but Facebook Likes / Tweets / Google+1 for this page is very much appreciated!  ”How to Model a Panton Chair in SolidWorks?” Author: Jan-Willem Zuyderduyn In this tutorial I will show you the following features:  Draw 2D [...]

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SolidWorks Mass Properties

How to Measure a Surface Area, Volume or Mass in SolidWorks?

Sometimes it’s necessary to measure the surface area, volume or mass of a product. For example, in order to calculate the amount of paint it’s useful to know the surface area. We all know how to measure the surface area of a simple shape like a cube. But it’s get more complicated when you’ve  to [...]

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How to Model a Spring in SolidWorks?

How to Model a Spiral in SolidWorks?

In this SolidWorks tutorial I will show you how to model a spiral spring in SolidWorks. Spring steel is a low alloy, medium carbon steel or high carbon steel with a very high yield strength. This allows objects made of spring steel to return to their original shape despite significant bending or twisting. But how can you draw a shape like a spiral or spring [...]

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Boss/Base Extrude Feature

The Extrude feature is one of the most common features in SolidWorks. An Extrude is used to convert a 2D Sketch into a 3D object. In this tutorial I’ll show you how the Extrude feature works. Open a new part with model units set to millimeters Go to: File > New > Part  Create a [...]

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How to Draw a Coke Bottle Mold in SolidWorks?

Today I’ll show you how to create a mold for a coke bottle in SolidWorks. We’ll use the Cravity feature to do this. This tool can be very helpfull to subtract a shape from another shape. In this case we’ll subtract the shape of a plastic bottle froma solid block (the mold). I will also [...]

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22 Hours SolidWorks 2013 Training Videos!

In this SolidWorks 2013 training video, colleague SolidWorker Matt Lombard will teach you how to create 3D CAD models using the tools and techniques made available to you in SolidWorks. This training course is designed for the absolute beginner, and no previous 3D CAD software experience is required in order to get the most out [...]

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Boss/Base Revolve Feature

Today I will show you how the Revolve feature works. This feature is used to revolve a 2D sketch along an Axis or Centerline. Open a new part with model units set to millimeters Go to: File > New > Part  Create a 2D sketch Select the Front Plane in the feature tree (menu at the [...]

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How to model a Rietveld Chair in SolidWorks?

How to Model a Rietveld Chair in SolidWorks?

Today I will show you how to model the famous Rietveld Chair in SolidWorks. Gerrit Thomas Rietveld was one of the most outstanding furniture designers of the Netherlands. One of his most famous designs is the Red and Blue Chair. I thought it would be nice to write a SolidWorks tutorial about this chair. In this tutorial [...]

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SolidWorks Dodecahedron Tutorial

How to Model a Dodecahedron in SolidWorks?

A week ago I received an email from Jose Diaz with the question how to model a Dodecahedron in SolidWorks. I didn’t even know what a Dodecahedron was… Wikipedia says the following about it: “In geometry, a dodecahedron is any polyhedron with twelve flat faces, but usually a regular dodecahedron is meant: a Platonic solid. It is composed of 12 regular pentagonal faces, with three [...]

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Grab a 3DConnexion Controller With Discount!

Since a couple of years I work with the SpacePilot Pro of 3DConnexion.  It’s a very useful tool for modeling in SolidWorks. With a 3D mouse users can pan, zoom and rotate as if they’re holding the model in their hand or fly like a helicopter through three-dimensional worlds. It’s a level of control that’s simply [...]

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