For this SOLIDWORKS Nashville tutorial, I decided to create a festive themed tealight holder that was made of glass. The wrap feature of the design was used to create a frosted glass appearance to the holder, so that when it is rendered you see a clear design on the glass.

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I’ve had the privilege of interviewing over 50 engineers while co-hosting the “Being an Engineer Podcast.” I’ve noticed a trend of senior mechanical engineers mentioning that tearing apart and reverse engineering products/gadgets is one of the optimal ways to improve one’s mechanical engineering skill set.

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It wasn’t long ago that I was manning the SOLIDWORKS Nashville tech support lines. There were a few questions that you would get used to hearing often and you just knew how to answer them immediately.

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Commercial vehicles, fluid power equipment, HVAC component parts and more, must meet the most stringent leak-proof standards without encumbering either product development or manufacturing lines with added costs or time requirements.

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Google has become a default dictionary. But really, Google is the tool that leads to the definitions we seek; it doesn’t actually provide the definitions.

Websites such as IDC do!

We understand that keeping track of all the new terms and acronyms on specific industries can be challenging; it seems like there are new terms and abbreviations popping up every day.

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Detailing Mode was introduced in 2019 as a new method for working with Large Assembly Drawings without the need to load the assembly model into memory thus speeding up Drawing open times.

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For part 2 of this 2-part SOLIDWORKS Nashville tutorial, the finished assembly was used to run a motion analysis of the mobile using mates and motors. You will need to have completed part 1 of this tutorial before following on with this part.

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I’ve had the privilege of interviewing over 50 engineers while co-hosting the “Being an Engineer Podcast.” I’ve noticed a trend of senior mechanical engineers mentioning that tearing apart and reverse engineering products/gadgets is one of the optimal ways to improve one’s mechanical engineering skill set.

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For this 2-part SOLIDWORKS Nashville tutorial, I have designed a Rainbow Cloud Baby Mobile. In part 1 of this tutorial I will show you how to create some simple baby mobile parts for an assembly that we will create in part 2.

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Hello to all,

Welcome to the new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Nashville Support Monthly News!  This monthly news blog is co-authored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Nashville Technical Support teams worldwide.

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