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The basics of SolidWorks modeling! This Instructable will show you all the steps in modeling a mechanical pencil. Seriously though, everybody needs ...
On the Front Plane, sketch a hexagon using the polygon sketch tool.
Dimension the inner circle to desired dimensions.
Using the extrude boss/base tool, extrude the sketch. Next, Use the extruded cut tool, and cut out the dimensioned circle from the extruded hexagonal...
-Draw another circle of the same diameter in place of the hole, and extrude it a little bit. This will be used to create the pencil point! -Click t...
- Click on on of the rectangular faces of the extruded hexagon body. -Sketch a square on the face, and extrude it. -Next, sketch a larger rectangle ...
-Open up a new part to make the inside rod/ eraser component. -Sketch a circle on the front plane that is the same diameter as the hole on the other...
-Open a new assembly file. -Browse for the component sketch that you used to make the main body of the pencil, as well as the inner rod of the penci...
-To change the color and material that the pencil is made of, select the change appearances tab. -Select the component that you want to modify, and ...
Add any fillets or other appearances as desired!!
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Posted:Oct 7, 2012
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