Category Archives: CAD

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 09: Creating Flexible Assemblies

1 week ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 08: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part IV)

2 weeks ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 07: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part III)

3 weeks ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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How Power Surfacing for SolidWorks Supercharged the Way I Model

3 weeks ago

Do you know why its called “Complex Surfacing”? Because its complicated! I have spent several years specifically working with complex surfacing inside Solidworks. For awhile now I have been working…

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 06: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part II)

4 weeks ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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Sharing is Caring: How Real CAD Users Share Data

1 month ago

If data portability is so annoying, what format(s) are we talking about here? We asked what formats people use when sharing data with 1) collaborators, 2) clients, and 3) fabrication shops. The results were generally unsurprising, but lead to some interesting conclusions.

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 05: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part I)

1 month ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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HoneyComb: A New and Free Browser-Based Parametric CAD Platform for 3D Printing

1 month ago

3D printing and CAD software couldn’t function without each other, they go together like a match made in pythonOCC. As 3D printing continues to build its freight train like momentum…

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Behind the Design Process: Industrial Designer Simon Williamson’s Vehicle Concepts

1 month ago

It’s not very often when you come across an industrial designer who has a desire to bring what is commonly hidden by a panel or housing out into the open…