# Tutorial - Modeling Checkers board in SolidWorks?

Here is the tutorial.

1. ### Step 1:

Top plane>>Sketch.

2. ### Step 2:

Draw a box of 250x250.

3. ### Step 3:

Extrude it by 20mm.

Shell.

5. ### Step 5:

Select lower face and distance be 5mm.

6. ### Step 6:

Fillet the otuer edges by 5mm.

7. ### Step 7:

Top face>>Sketch.

8. ### Step 8:

Draw a Square of 200x200.

9. ### Step 9:

Convert it to construction geometry.

10. ### Step 10:

Draw a box and it's length be 1/8 of the bigger box height.

11. ### Step 11:

Linear Sketch pattern.

12. ### Step 12:

Select the box to pattern about x-axis at distance of 25mm 8 times.

13. ### Step 13:

Again Linear patttern all boxes about the y-axis 8 times at 25mm.

14. ### Step 14:

Exit the sketch. Curves>>Project Curves.

15. ### Step 15:

Select the sketch and top face.

16. ### Step 16:

Top Face>>Sketch.

17. ### Step 17:

Draw a center-point rectangle of 220mm.

18. ### Step 18:

Split line it on the top face too.

19. ### Step 19:

Select the face and then appearence.

Select Face.

21. ### Step 21:

Select all Odd faces.

22. ### Step 22:

Color them Orange.

23. ### Step 23:

Similarily color all even boxes white.

24. ### Step 24:

The outer area be black.

25. ### Step 25:

The rest of body be wooden appearence.

26. ### Step 26:

And we have the board prepared