Right now, I have a Top Plane, a Side Plane, and a Front plane all stacked up on each other, but I have no idea what to do after.
I'm not sure I fully understand your question, but you could open a 3D sketch & convert the 2D sketch enities into it.
Can you post a screen shot of what you have & try to explain better what you are wanting to do?
This is a model I'm making for my Class's final project. I got the sketches down, but I don't know how to combine them into a 3d model. Sorry for the late reply, I was in class.
What do you need a 3D sketch for?
Are you familiar with the specific meaning of 3D sketch in SolidWorks?
How much training/experience have you had?
Looks to me like Extrude, Revolve and Sweep will get the 3D geometry you are after with maybe a Loft or two.
The 3D sketch is for my class's final project, And this is the first time (relatively, most of the stuff I made were basic and from the tutorials) I've ever used Solidworks.
Ethan Cheng wrote: The 3D sketch is for my class's final project, And this is the first time (relatively, most of the stuff I made were basic and from the tutorials) I've ever used Solidworks.
Ethan Cheng wrote:
Are you willing to do one more step-by-step tutorial specfically on how to combine 2D sketches into a 3D sketch?
(I don't want to take the time on presenting the steps if you aren't really interested?) The reason I ask is I suspect that you have never done this operation and do not realize the significance of the exact wording of your question.
Sure. I can do it. Which tutorial?
My proffessor really doesn't teach much about actual modeling, and focuses more on drawing.
As J. Mather said, you don't need a 3D Sketch to make your solid model; the 2D Sketches you have will work just fine. You need to learn how to use the features, such as Extrude and Revolve, to make the solids. Your professor's methods seem very odd to me, but I have only your sketchy description to go by.
Yeah, I gotcha. Found out too late that Soldiworks is unable to extrude complex sketches, so I'm currently sketching each "piece" seperately and then extruding it.
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