If you’re designing hold down fixtures, as one example, the “Up to Surface” end condition can come in handy. In this article, we’ll show you how to extend features from sketch plane to create powerful geometry in SOLIDWORKS.
Articles by Kenny Truong
The Filled Surface command in SOLIDWORKS is a tool to close holes in your models, whether they exist naturally as part of a new design, or if you are cutting out a problematic section on an existing design. In this article, we’ll show you when and how to use it.
Whether you’re looking to alter an existing design or just optimizing your workflow in a new ground-up design, the “Replace Face” command can be a valuable tool, combining powerful functionality with a simple and intuitive setup.
Not sure when to use Fully Define Sketch or Manually Define your Sketch? Read our blog for best practices on how and why to use Fully Define Sketch.
Can you attach your old trusty taillight on your new fancy road bike with its own proprietary mounting system? The answer is a resounding YES - if you know your way around SOLIDWORKS and have access to a 3D printer! After all, if you’ve just spent a few thousand dollars on a shiny new bike you probably want to save some money and keep using your old lights. Read on to see how we fitted an old Lezyne brand taillight to the proprietary Blendr mounting system found on Trek bikes.