Solidworks Tutorial: Surface modelling a three sided surface.

A short tutorial that covers building a three sided surface from two 4 sided surfaces, including a trimmed boundary. If you will be offsetting surfaces to create a plastic part, it is important you do not model using 3 sided surfaces with a collapsed side or singularity.

Solidworks tutorial: surface modelling a domed button.

Here’s a Solidworks surfacing tutorial that demonstrates one way to create a domed button, using offset surfaces to control boundaries and also using the fill surface feature. This modelling technique can be used for many types of form or detail and by using offset surfaces to control certain aspects of the construction, is robust.


After using Solidworks since 2002 for various employers and clients, I’ve decided to get a seat of Solidworks and offer modelling services directly. I still have ProE/Creo, so now I can offer modelling in either package.