Category Archives: Solidworks

Advanced notes in SolidWorks drawings: Pattern Instance

Want to stuff some sweet automatic pattern instance updates into your drawing notes? Many times when people get to the point of creating a drawing they are stretched for time causing failing back to basic techniques and manually labor. In … Continue reading

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How to learn SolidWorks 2014

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Gandhi We have all been in situations where a new skill was required, and some are easy through trial an error. I for example … Continue reading

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3 Things you should know about SolidWorks Search Routines

Changes are that appreciation is not what most people has on their mind when this message apear when opening an assembly. But if a tiny bit of frustration is coming to the surface do not point it at SolidWorks. SolidWorks … Continue reading

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cadcamstuff Wins TenLinks Top Ten Blogger Award

No one like people who brags, but today I am going to stick to the American Novelist Sarah Sheppard who said It ain’t bragging if it is true The great news source TenLinks and SolidWorks had teamed up this year … Continue reading

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GrabCAD Workbench Professional now has SolidWorks add-in

GrabCAD might have been your favorite hub for cool 3D models but has become so much more with their new “collaboration/Dropbox on steriods” Workbench feature. From GrabCAD Workbench gives user the capabilities to automatically sync their desktop files to cloud … Continue reading

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Get going with SolidWorks Sheet Metal Gauge Tables

SolidWorks Sheet Metal Gauge Tables… Time to do a quick filter through options and get going with using Sheet Metal Gauge Tables. How do you use Sheet Metal tables in SolidWorks? Where do you start? Why do you need them? … Continue reading

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SolidWorks Drawing Tips and Workarounds

SolidWorks wants to know about your drawing workarounds. A while back Matt Lorono from SolidWorks started an interesting post on the forum. Looking for user feedback on what is most troublesome in regards using SolidWorks drawings. One could think that … Continue reading

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Use SolidWorks Costing to find the right price

A tool to extract costing data from your 3D CAD model, An excellent idea. It is about time that I write something about one of my favorite newer tools in SolidWorks. SolidWorks costing has been around a few years, and … Continue reading

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6 things SolidWorks Users should know about 3D Printing

What do you want to know about 3D Printing? My experience is that engineers and designers want to know everything about everything. We just don’t always have that kind of time so we have to simplify. The Trick… My trick … Continue reading

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Free CAM:Delcam for SolidWorks Xpress

I guess it is alright being late to the party if you are the only one who knows there is one. Delcam for SolidWork Xpress (DelcamXpress as I choose to call it) has been out since May 2013 but hasn’t … Continue reading

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