Creating the Shell

  1. Click Rotate View (Heads-up View toolbar).
  2. Drag the pointer to rotate the part until you can see the back.
  3. Do one of the following to release the tool:
    • Click the button for the tool you are currently using.
    • Press Esc.
    • Press Enter.
    • Click the button for the next tool you want to use.
    • Click Select (Standard toolbar).
  4. Select the back face.
  5. Click Shell (Features tab).
  6. Under Parameters, set Thickness to 2.
  7. Click .
    The shell operation removes the selected face and leaves a thin-walled part.