SolidWorks 2014: Drawing a 3D Part

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This article will provide a step by step guide to producing a three dimensional object in SolidWorks.

1. Select Part from the list of new projects

New Solidworks Document window

2. Select the plane (front, right, top) in which you would like to insert the drawing, right click and select the Insert Sketch button.

 right clicking the 'Right' button and selecting 'insert sketch'.

3. Draw 2D version of part then select Extruded Boss/Base.

2d version features drop down box.

4. Select the direction, depth of object, and click OK (green check).

 extrude dialog box.

5. You should now see a 3D solid model of the shape you drew.

NOTE: To look at the part from different angles click and the hold the center scroll wheel on the mouse and move it around.

Referenced from: SolidWorks

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