How to Make Sphere in SOLIDWORKS

This tutorial is about how to make a sphere, and while most people know how to make a sphere in SOLIDWORKS, some people might not.

  1. Step 1: The Sketch

    • First, open a sketch on the top plane.
    • Next, sketch half a circle, centered at the origin.
    • Lastly, complete the sketch by drawing a line between the two ends of the half circle.
  2. Step 2: Revolving The Sketch

    • Open the "Revolved Boss/Base" feature in the "Features" tab.
    • Select the arc, if not already selected, for the "Selected Contours."
    • Select the line as the "Axis of Revolution."
    • Click the check mark, and save the sketch.
    • And there you have it, how to make a sphere in SOLIDWORKS.