In this video, we’ll build on last week’s hex nut code to add a drop-down list of standard metric nut sizes. We’ll begin with a simple example using simple reusable code snippets, and then use that knowledge in our live code.

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Onshape FeatureScript: Pump Up the Presets

This is the second in a series of videos using a simple hex nut as the foundation. Through these, we’ll cover all of the basic concepts needed for creating full-fledged Onshape features. The video content explains the overall process, with full-text descriptions, and code.

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Next we’ll be adding cosmetic details like threads and minor radii. Stay tuned.


Adam O'Hern is an industrial designer, designing products ranging from laptops to power tools, classroom toys to bathroom fixtures, and pro audio gear to guitar tuners. In 2008 he founded, and in 2010 co-founded EvD Media with Josh Mings of, and the two collaborate on the podcast.