• The 29th SOLIDWORKS Power-User Challenge: Surface Modeling - Perfect Blending

    Hello SOLIDWORKS Power-Users and welcome the 29th SWPUC!   The Surfacing Power-users from the forum asked for a long time to receive a surfacing challenge. Well... here it is.   One of the most common tas...
    Alin Vargatu
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  • Can you create a surface using a 3D sketch

    Hello,   Excuse me for being a noob with surfaces but is it possible to create a surface using a 3D sketch?   Here's some context. I don't know how to work with surfaces but I'm the one in charge of deroug...
    Alex Lachance
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  • Please help with complex fillet

    Hello all,   I am having some trouble with a complex fillet on my part and I am looking for some suggestions on how to get what I want.  The part has a linear "bar" that I am trying to blend into the "yoke"...
    Galen Woerner
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  • Can't thicken this part from some reason

    I have this file (attached) which I can't thicken from some reason. Using the "thicken" command produces various errors along the lines of "failed to offset or face could not be deleted"... but it's a pretty clean fil...
    Valery Volkov
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  • Splitline feature confusion

    Hi How can I "extrude" the splitline in this model? (The split line feature is towards the end in feature manager bar)
    Aryan Panthri
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  • How to make a P2M file from a jpg or other pic file

    I'm trying to create a new fabric or appearance for the surface a part. The files in sw are .P2M. Does anyone know how to turn a jpg or other pic file into a P2M?
    Andrew Tremblay
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  • Making a Section View like cut on a revolved base

    I am creating a lens that is based on a semicircle with spherical curvature. The lens needs to be truncated at the tangent point of a circle starting at what would be the center point of the semicircle. I have no...
    Nathan Oehler Oehler
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  • Project with surface function.

    Sergey Novikov
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  • How to design this Part in Surface Design?

    I'm trying to improve my Solidworks skills, but I'm stuck on how to model this enclosure. Moreover, this is easm part. not able to measure the model. Kindly give some suggestions to complete this. Who would you do it?
    Madav Sugumar
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  • How do I repair these surfaces to make one smooth surface?

    Hello SolidWorks people! I want to machine a model of this bomber on a CNC but I want my surfaces to be a lot nicer. I did not design this model! I imported it from GrabCAD.   How do I fix these surfaces? Atta...
    Roy García
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  • How to add fillet onto a step?

    I have created this model from surface and it needs to follow a specific curvature path but what I am having trouble with is that I need to add a 3" radius to that step shown. The furthest solidworks will let me add i...
    Richard Flores
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  • Wrapping Text on Complex Surface

    I'd like to wrap or fit text to a complex surface.  Does anyone know how this can be done?  The wrap feature works on prismatic surfaces (cylindars, cones, etc) it doesn't work on complex surfaces.  &#...
    Peter Loring
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  • How would you model this part?

    I'm trying to improve my Solidworks skills, so I thought it would a good idea to fully model my drone, but I'm stuck on how to model the top case.    I don't know how to do this kind of weird insertion...
    Jose Marquez Araque
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  • Unable to create lofted surface for boat hull design. Suggestions?

    As of right now, I have the vast majority of the sketch done, but I am unable to create lofted surfaces for the bottom of the hull. The file is attached. Does anyone have any suggestions?
    Connor Rosow
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  • Colors/Appearances not working?

    I am not able to apply a color change to any parts. Changing the material of the part does nothing to the appearance. Changing the color does nothing. It is just always the default grey color, same gloss, etc. Do I ne...
    Elliott Jenks
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  • Hello, I am trying to model a car. I made the outside surfaces but when ever i try to close it i get different error or the close body have some open surfaces which i cannot close

    I cannot close the surface using boundary surface or other commands. If i close using some indirect techniques i always get some open surfaces. I don't want open surfaces as i want to convert it into a solid
    Taha Nadeem
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  • Unknit

    I am looking for a feature that allows me to do the opposite of knit surface. I want to take a knitted surface body or a solid body, and explode its faces into separate surfaces for me to work with.
    Kevin De Smet
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  • Wrap a wooven Pattern around the basket

    Hey i have a basket which tapered from below i need to wrap the Pattern of like woven inform me if its possible 
    Rohit Pandey
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  • Cannot Close Open surfaces

    I cannot close the surface using boundary surface or other commands. If i close using some indirect techniques i always get some open surfaces. I don't want open surfaces as i want to convert it into a solid
    Taha Nadeem
    last modified by Taha Nadeem
  • Cannot Close Open surfaces

    I cannot close the surface using simple commands and whenever i try to close it by extruding surface and trimming the rest it give errors and always has some open surfaces. I need to close it and fix open surfaces to...
    Taha Nadeem
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