Platonic Solids in SOLIDWORKS

A recent video from my favorite YouTube channel (Numberphile – see the video below) started me thinking about modeling the Platonic Solids in SOLIDWORKS again.  I have seen demonstrations of several techniques, including Phil Sluder’s excellent “Soccer Ball” presentation, but never a comprehensive list of useful and instructive models.  I also wanted to create an opportunity for…

Spring(s)!

Spring is in the air!  The fruit trees are blooming in the back yard and the fresh breeze is coming in gently from the newly opened windows.  With all that going on it’s hard for an engineer to keep his mind off of spring… or springs, for that matter.  Flowers and fresh air are certainly nice,…