G2 Pillowed Surface in SolidWorks – introduction

Summary:

We’ve finally done it: a near-perfect “pillowed” rectangular surface in SolidWorks. This has been one of our most-requested tutorials ever since the original iPhone was released, but until now we’ve avoided the topic for lack of a clean, simple, reproducible result. Well friends, we have our answer.

new topics:

  • creating perfectly curvature-continuous raised-degree splines
  • using a “degenerate edge” to create a three-sided surface

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About Adam OHern

Adam O'Hern is an industrial design consultant, designing products ranging from laptops to power tools, classroom toys to bathroom fixtures, and pro audio gear to guitar tuners. In 2008 he founded cadjunkie.com, and in 2010 co-founded EvD Media with Josh Mings of SolidSmack.com, and the two collaborate on the EngineerVsDesigner.com podcast.

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