Creating the tabs and corners


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Creating the tabs and corners

Okay. Now that we have the basic shape roughed out, let's go ahead and add some tabs, corners and some connection points. To get started, let's create a little tab here so we can add a pin to the back of it, and a screw hole in the front so we're going to later put in a countersunk screw, to put this whole assembly together. Now, again, we've got four sides of this design that are all symmetrical. So, when we created both of these parts you noticed. We use the mirror commands. So, I want to roll back before the mirror and add that little tab in. So, first things, let open up the cover. So, I am going to say open part, and I am going to take the roll back bar here and just going to roll it back right before the two mirrors.

So, I only have that one corner of the part and look at the origin. Make sure the origin is here, so we want to be using, we're creating our tab on this little corner here. So keep track of that. And if you want to show that, I can go to View > Origin. So it just...

Creating the tabs and corners
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Creating the tabs and corners provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Gabriel Corbett as part of the Sheet Metal with SOLIDWORKS: Enclosure Design Project

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