The Fredericksburg (Virginia) SolidWorks User Group (AKA FredSWUG)
Fredericksburg, United States
Leather Wall or Ceiling Panel
Another model which should likely be built in something other than SOLIDWORKS, but it worked pretty well. Size is 40cm x 40cm Model is SW 2017, St...
CRKT Ultima Knife
A lot of research was reportedly put into this grip design to achieve a near perfect hand fit in a variety of grips. Check it out for yourself.
Knight Plaque Emblem
This started as a post in the Question section. "How long will it take to model this in Catia?". I don't know about Catia, but this about twenty ho...
Side Mill Slotter / Cutter
This is based on an image I found online. It looked like an interesting item to model, so here it is. It reminds me a lot of the cutter wheels we'...
Excavator Bucket - Request
This started in the Questions section: https://grabcad.com/questions/i-need-a-3d-drawing-for-this-pdf There appear to be some minor errors in the ...
Prismatic Font Sample
A question on how to build prismatic letters was posted in the Questions section. It looked like an interesting concept, so this sampling of letter...
Headphone Hanging Hook
There is no shortage of headphone hanging options, this is my solution. This is sized for AKG K240 Studio Monitors, but other headphones should fi...
Request - Milling Fixture for Clutch Arm
Another model from the Questions section. It looks a lot like a homework assignment too. I could not figure out what the .562" dimension in the fr...
This was a reverse engineering project. I did not have access to fancy laser scanning tools, so it was done "the old way". Paper, pencil, calipers ...
Happy Diwali Diwali ki mubarak baat | Diwali mubarak ho | Diwali ki badhaai (Translations courtesy of https://grabcad.com/shraddha.singh-1)...
4x10^6 GRABCAD Trophy Entry
---------- It is a good looking trophy to keep on your desk! ---------- The model is designed in sections so it can be built flat, allowing for: - ...
Kvall Horse Stirrup
A project to reverse engineer an existing project, and then make modifications. This model shows a pretty accurate model of the original stirrup. ...
Nozzle - Pressure Washer
I think one of our summer interns brought it in as a modeling challenge. I believe it is a nozzle tip to a pressure washer they owned.
Pumpkin Carving Tool - Scoop or Spoon
I made this some time ago, but with Halloween coming up, I thought someone might be inspired to use it, or something like it to carve some Jack O l...
Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) Conduit Connector
A concept model to allow lightweight structures to be easily assembled from common EMT tubing. EMT is a galvanized steel tube used to guide and pro...
Request - 2D to 3D Practice Model
This looks like a project assigned for homework. It is a request from the Question section. SolidWorks model is 2017. A Step file is also included...
SolidTweaks made a great looking ring in Blender while following a tutorial, and I thought I'd try to do the same in SolidWorks. Blender is nothin...
Lithopane - Make Your Own
Lithopanes are pretty cool. A variation of material thickness causes different shades in the base material. The CAD data, and resulting physical o...
STL to NURBS - Reverse Engineer Scan Data
I received a request out of the blue to convert an STL of scan data into a clean IGES file for manufacturing. Attached are some images of the proc...
Lath Screw - Self Drilling Cross Recessed Wafer Head Screw
Sometimes called a Wafer Head Screw. I used a whole box of these while building my recent shipping crates (https://grabcad.com/library/shipping-cr...
Request - Pump Impeller
This looks like a homework assignment posted in the question section, but it looked interesting to build too. I was not able to figure out an exac...
Shipping Crate for Speaker
I needed to ship a pair of vintage Altec 9846-A Compact Studio Monitor Speakers. The "compact" part is pretty funny, as each cabinet is roughly 24"...
Request - Fork Drop Forging
Built by request from the Question section. Sadly, this was most likely someone's homework assignment. At least one of us learned something from th...
Concept Building Scale Model
I don't make buildings, so I thought this would be a nice change of pace. Instead it was a pain in the ass. I think I figured out several techniqu...