How to add a taper/draft angle

Here is the basic Step by Step tutorial for how to add a draft in SolidWorks

  1. Step 1:

    Make a plane at the lowest point of the surfaces to be drafted, or in this case the Top plane.

  2. Step 2:

    Select the Draft tool

  3. Step 3:

    Enter the degree you wish to draft the faces (in this case 5º). Select the plane from step 1 as the Neutral Plane, then select the faces you wish to draft.

  4. Step 4:

    Click the green check mark and your done!