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SOLIDWORKS Part

SOLIDWORKS Part features tech tips and best practices

Up to reference solidworks linear pattern

Leveraging SOLIDWORKS Linear Patterns

SOLIDWORKS Linear Pattern enables you to copy an existing feature and apply it in various ways, saving you time from…

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Repair Fillet Missing References

Lesser known SOLIDWORKS features you should know

In every major release of SOLIDWORKS, there will be countless enhancements and hundreds of pages of release notes. There will always…

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SOLIDWORKS Feature Tree Display

How to change your SOLIDWORKS Feature Tree Display

The SOLIDWORKS Feature Tree is where we organize our model. It helps us extract information, show dependencies, filter what is…

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SOLIDWORKS Knurling Part

How to Show Part Knurling in SOLIDWORKS – Part 1

We all know what knurling is, right? The most common use for knurling is to add grip to an otherwise…

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Unsuppress child/dependent features in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS uses Parent/Child relationships between features.  For example if a Cut-Extrude feature has an applied Fillet feature, the Cut-Extrude is…

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Cabinet design

Easy SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Making Part 3

In part 3 of the easy SOLIDWORKS cabinet making series we are going to add all the extra standard parts…

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SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Design

SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Design using Equations & Configurations

At Javelin, we teach a lot of SOLIDWORKS training classes that have great techniques, I’ve often said: ” Oooooooh! Wish…

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SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard Zero Thickness Geometry Rebuild Error

Oh no, a rebuild error has appeared reporting: “Unable to create this feature because it would result in zero-thickness geometry”….

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SOLIDWORKS 2020 Feature Tree Name Translation

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Feature Tree Name Translation

More and more commonly, teams spread out across the globe are collaborating together on designs.  SOLIDWORKS Data Management tools make…

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SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper

Watch a video to learn how our SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper was made, using advanced part modeling tools, such as Combine and Swept Boss/Base.

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SOLIDWORKS Fillet Repair

Repair All Missing References for Fillets with SOLIDWORKS 2020

Have you ever had a Fillet Error? When was the last time that you made a minor change to your…

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SOLIDWORKS Favorites Folder

Add feature tree items to a SOLIDWORKS favorites folder for quick access!

Want quick access to a feature, sketch or mate without having to scroll or search the SOLIDWORKS feature tree every…

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Sheet Metal Part with Pre-made Features

How to start off with Pre-Made SOLIDWORKS Parts

The final chapter in my SOLIDWORKS Part Template Series is to start off with pre-made parts. If your company is…

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SOLIDWORKS File Locations

How to specify where SOLIDWORKS should look for Document Templates

So you created the much needed SOLIDWORKS Part template, but you can’t seemed to load it. Not to worry –…

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SOLIDWORKS Custom Properties List

How to add more Properties to the Standard SOLIDWORKS Custom Properties List

The standard SOLIDWORKS Custom Properties List that is included with SOLIDWORKS are decent and cover most needs, but what if…

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