What is the one thing that all 2D sketches have in common?
As you may have guessed from the title of this article the answer is Planes. Any time you create a 2D sketch in SOLIDWORKS you have to start that sketch on a plane or a planer surface. Since you will not always have a planer surface to sketch on this means that becoming proficient in creating planes is crucial to modeling efficiently.
Let’s look at several methods of creating SOLIDWORKS planes.
1) Copy Plane: This method is probably the simplest one and will be a good jumping off point for us.
First select a plane:
Now we are going to hold Ctrl and left click and hold on one of the control handles.Read More