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Help, cant get this to "bend" the right way

Question asked by Victoria Newcomb on Apr 30, 2014
Latest reply on May 7, 2014 by Patrick O'Hern

Ok, so its not actually a bend, I don't want to do it in sheet metal, but if I have to then I have to, but I have absolutely no experience and would like to use surfaces. Ok so I am trying to make this part (sorry its so blurry)

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and I just cant get the little "wing" type things on the side to have the curvature to them. I've tried but I don't know what to do. If someone could point me in the right direction?? I have everything as an extruded solid right now, but would rather use surfaces, because I believe its easier, but solidworks doesn't like the surface idea. I just need an idea of how to do it, point me in the right direction, that would be great. Everything is just kind of as a guess to measurements, but I like what they're at. And I would like the wings to go along the curve that I put on the front plane. Everything else is on the top plane.

 

Thanks in advance,

Victoria

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