Tutorial - Assembling the Checkers board in SolidWorks?
For this we are going to use parts created in previous tutorials.
Start SolidWorks in Assembly mode.
Insert the board and the pawn.
Click Mate. Now select the lower face of the pawn and the face. Click OK.
Now select axis and the edge of the face and enter a distance of 12.50mm. Click OK.
Add another mate about the edge and the axis at a distance of 12.5mm.
Linear Component Pattern.
About the edge of the board, Select pawn to pattern at a distance of 50mm 4 times.
Copy with mates and select the pawn and repeat the face, edge & edge mating.
Linear pattern again.
Linear Pattern the component again.
Repeat the same step for the other side and we have the checkers board created.
Apply Appearance to the component level.