Introduction: Lego Jeep Created in SolidWorks

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SolidWorks is a computer program which allows you to make a 3D creation on your computer, and if you have a 3D printer you can print whatever you made afterwards. In this Instructible I will show you how I took my Lego Jeep and made it in SolidWorks.

Step 1: Creating the Jeep With Legos

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First off I built a World War Two Willy's Jeep out of Lego's. This model is manly based on Brickmania's Lego Jeep model.

Step 2: Measuring the Pieces

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After building the Jeep it was taken apart and each piece was measured thoroughly so the SolidWorks parts would be as close as possible to the real thing.

Step 3: Creating Parts on SolidWorks

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Next I took all the measurements of the parts and created the parts on SolidWorks. This was the most time consuming and difficult task of the whole project.

Step 4: Assembling the Pieces

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After creating the parts in SolidWorks I finished the project by assembling all the pieces together in SolidWorks Assembly area of their program.

Step 5: Finishing the Project

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Now the Jeep is finished both in SolidWorks and in Lego's. I was not able to 3D print mine because I don't have a 3D printer easily accessible. I hope you enjoyed this Instructible!

Comments

Legoman1122 (author)2015-07-30

But you could buy the instructions+like 5 other tank instruction+ Lego tank treads in their track link starter pack

Legoman1122 (author)2015-07-30

I used instructions from BrickMania to make the Sherman, and I don't think they would want to have me giving away how to make there kits.

zandeelio (author)2015-07-29

do you think you could do an 'inlet on that Sherman? it's pretty neat and I wanna make one

zandeelio (author)zandeelio2015-07-29

*Ible

christopher.leblanc.98 (author)2015-07-19

love it ,lol

made a green one once for my son

didexo (author)2015-06-11

Awesome! I prefer Autodesk Inventor. Its what I use in school and am a little more acustomed to,

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