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How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

In this tutorial you will learn how to model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks. In this lesson I’ll show you the following features: Draw a 2d sketch Insert a blueprint Surface Revolve Surface Sweep Surface Loft Surface Fill Surface Knit Fillet New Axis Revolved Cut Renders of the model you will create (made in PhotoView360) [...]

In this tutorial you will learn how to model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks. In this lesson I’ll show you the following features:

  • Draw a 2d sketch
  • Insert a blueprint
  • Surface Revolve
  • Surface Sweep
  • Surface Loft
  • Surface Fill
  • Surface Knit
  • Fillet
  • New Axis
  • Revolved Cut
Renders of the model you will create (made in PhotoView360)
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Open a new part with model units set to millimeters

Go to: File > New > Part

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Create a 2D sketch

Select the Right Plane in the feature tree (menu at the left side) and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

The display changes so the Right plane faces you.

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Insert a reference picture

For this tutorial we use a blueprint of the Deoroller to approach the organic shape as good as possible.

Download the picture here and save it into your SolidWorks folder

Go to: Tools > Sketch Tools > Sketch Picture Sketch Picture How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Go to your SolidWorks folder and select the picture “SIDEVIEW_DEOROLLER.Jpg

Click: Open

Change the dimensions and position of the picture with the menu as shown in the picture.

Select ‘’Full image’’ in the Transparency tab and change the transparency into 0.40

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Insert a second reference picture

Select the Front Plane in the feature tree (menu at the left side) and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Download the picture here and save it into your SolidWorks folder

Go to: Tools > Sketch Tools > Sketch Picture Sketch Picture How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Go to your SolidWorks folder and select the picture “FRONTVIEW_DEOROLLER.Jpg

Click: Open

Change the dimensions and position of the picture with the menu as shown in the picture.

Select ‘’Full image’’ in the Transparency tab and change the transparency into 0.40

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a 2D sketch

Select the Right Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw the two centerlines as shown in the picture centerline How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the dimensions by clicking at the dimension button dimension How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Fix the two lines with the Fix icon fix How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Draw the two lines as shown in the picture line1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the dimensions by clicking at the dimension button dimension How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Draw a spline without any midpoints Spline How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Select one of the straight lines, hold down the control key and select the spline

Click at the Tangent icon as shown in the picture tangent How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Repeat this action for the other side of the spline

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Change the length of the arrows to approach the curve of the blueprint

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Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Create a Surface Revolve

Go to Insert > Surface > Revolve or click at the Revolve icon revolve surface How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click at the blue Centerline to define the Axis of Revolution axis of revolution How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Use the One-Direction option one direction How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Set the Revolution Angle to 360 degrees angle How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a 2D sketch

Select the Right Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw the line as shown in the picture line1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the dimensions by clicking at the dimension button dimension How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Make sure that the angle of the line is equal to the front curve of the deoroller

Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Rename the Sketch4

Double click at Sketch4 in the feature tree and rename it to GUIDELINE_FRONT

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Create another 2D sketch

Select the Right Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw the line as shown in the picture line1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the dimensions by clicking at the dimension button dimension How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Make sure that the angle of the line is equal to the back curve of the deoroller

Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Rename the Sketch5

Double click at Sketch5 in the feature tree and rename it to GUIDELINE_BACK

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Create a 2D sketch

Select the Front Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw a spline without midpoints as shown in the picture Spline How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the length of the lower arrow to approach the curve of the blueprint

Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Rename the Sketch6

Double click at Sketch6 in the feature tree and rename it to GUIDELINE_SIDE

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Create a 2D sketch

Select the Top Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw the centerline as shown in the picture centerline How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Connect the centerline with the endpoints of GUIDELINE_FRONT and GUIDELINE_BACK

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Draw a spline with four points as shown in the picture Spline How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Connect three points with GUIDLINE_FRONT, GUIDELINE_BACK and GUIDELINE_SIDE

Draw the fourth point somewhere in the space as shown in the picture

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Make the Spline symmetric

Select the right point, hold down the Control key, select the centerline and select the left point.

Click at the Symmetric option in the menu Symmetric How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Rename the Sketch7

Double click at Sketch7 in the feature tree and rename it to PROFILE

Create a 2D sketch

Select the Right Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw a line, starting at Origin Origin How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the length of the line to 58 mm line1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Rename the Sketch8

Double click at Sketch8 in the feature tree and rename it to PATH

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Create a Surface Sweep 

Go to Insert > Surface > Sweep or click at the Sweep icon sweep surface How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Select the PROFILE sketch in the Feature Tree as Sweep Profile

Select the PATH sketch in the Feature Tree as Sweep Path

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Select GUIDLINE_FRONT, GUIDELINE_BACK and GUIDELINE_SIDE in the Feature Tree as Sweep Guides

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a 2D sketch

Select the Right Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw the line as shown in the picture line1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the dimensions by clicking at the dimension button dimension How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click at the Sketch button in the upper right corner close the 2D Sketch close sketch How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Trim the upper side of the Surface Sweep

Go to: Insert > Surface > Trim or click at the Trim icon surface trim How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click in the Trim tool box trim tool box How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Select the line of the new Sketch9 as shown in the picture.

Select the “Remove selections” option.

Select the purple surface above the line as shown in the picture. trim selection How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Surface Split Options: Natural

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a Surface Loft 

Go to Insert > Surface > Loft or click at the Surface icon Surface Loft How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click in the Profiles box Profiles How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Select the two edges as shown in the picture

Make sure that the green balls are both on the same end as shown in the picture

If not, click and drag them to the other side of the sketch

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Make the Loft Curvature

Click at the Start/End Contraints box

Set the Start constraint to Curvature To Face as shown in the picture

Set the End constraint to Curvature To Face as shown in the picture

You can optimize the shape of the Loft by changing the Length of the Curvature arrows

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Fill the bottom of the Deoroller

Go to: Insert > Surface > Fill or click at the Fill icon Fill Surface How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Knit the surfaces and create a solid body

Go to Insert > Surface > Knit or click at the Surface Knit icon Surface Knit How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click in the Selections box and select the 4 blue surfaces Knit Selections How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Select the ‘’Try to form solid’’ option

Select the “Merge entities” option

Deselect the ‘’Gap Control’’ option

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a fillet on the edge of the bottom

Go to: Insert > Features > Fillet/Round or click at the Fillet icon Fillet Round How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Select the edge as shown in the picture.

Change the Radius into 2 mm Radius How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a new Axis

Go to: Insert > Reference Geometry

Select the Cylindrical/Conical Face option

Select the blue surface as shown in the picture

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a 2D sketch

Select the Right Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch by clicking on the 2D Sketch icon 2d sketch1 How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Draw the rectangle using the 3 Point Corner Rectangle option as shown in the picture and detail 3 Point Corner Rectangle How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Change the dimensions by clicking at the dimension button dimension How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Create a Revolved Cut

Go to: Insert > Cut > Revolve or click at the Cut Revolve icon cut revolve How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

Axis of revolution Axis of Revolution How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?: Select Axis1.

Click OK ok How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks?

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Save save How to Model a Deodorant Roller in SolidWorks? the file with the following name: Deoroller.SLDPRT

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Congratulations, you just finished the Deoroller!

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Renders made in PhotoView360