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How to create a replica of the outside surface of the organically shaped model?

Question asked by Tarakan Tarakanich on Sep 7, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 12, 2012 by Jerry Steiger

Hello.

I am trying to design a part that is supposed to mate to an assembly that has an organic shape.

An assembly is made of overlapping parts and can be twisted around and I didnt design it.

 

How can I carry the surface of this organically-shaped assembly onto a part that I am making?

 

Is there a fast way to copy surface of an assembly so I can make a part around it?

I am also getting confused with part/assembly situation. I need to make a PART of a face of an ASSEMBLY.

 

A step-by-step or, preferibly, a video will be a good help. I am still fairly new to Solidworks. I have watched a video course but it didn't show  me everything.

 

Thank you for your time.

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