How to Create a Curved Spring for the 2018 SOLIDWORKS CSWE (+ Free CSWE Practice Problem)

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Hello Internet Traveler, If you’re in the market for information on the CSWE (Certified SolidWorks Expert Exam), you’re probably finding that it’s a bit sparse out there. SolidWorks is purposefully tight-lipped on what to expect on this exam, going as far as not even creating a simple sample exam for it. Their reasoning being, you’re… Read more »

My Two Favorite Tools in SOLIDWORKS

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Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of work with some plastic parts. The parts that I’ve been creating use the Master Model approach. Now this has both upsides and downsides. The technique allows for avoiding the some of the pitfalls of assembly design, such as a complex reference structure. Because everything lives in one part,… Read more »