Lesson 1 - Parts

In this lesson, you create your first SOLIDWORKS part.

This lesson includes the following stages:
Stage Description
Creating the base feature Sketch, dimension, and extrude a rectangle.

Adding a boss feature Extrude and dimension a boss centered on the part.

Creating a cut feature Sketch a hole and then extrude it to cut through the part.

Adding fillets Create fillets on various edges and corners of the part.

Adding a shell feature Remove the back face and hollow out the part.

Editing features Change the depth of the part and modify the fillets.

Adding an appearance Give the part a realistic metallic look.

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