how to make a frame in solidworks


here a tutorial to make a frame.

  1. Step 1:

    start a new part

  2. Step 2:

    tab 'Sketch' and click on '3D sketch'

  3. Step 3:

    make a sketch you can draw in 3D.

  4. Step 4:

    if you don't have the tab 'weldments'. go to a tab, and click right mouse button and click on 'weldments'.

  5. Step 5:

    go to the tap 'weldments' and click on 'structual member'

  6. Step 6:

    now you can choos a the type of profile.

  7. Step 7:

    click the line's you want in the first group.

  8. Step 8:

    click on new group.

  9. Step 9:

    click the next line's you want.

  10. Step 10:

    and doing the same witch the other line's,
    first new group and then the line's.

    If you're done you can click on 'OK'

  11. Step 11:

    this is the rendering from the frame


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    Clive Broome

    Hey great tutorial, thanks for posting!

    August 10th, 2017 00:37