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Tips for a beginner at Solidworks


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Hello, I am currently taking an introduction course to CAD and we are using solidworks. I am very new to the program, however I am really enjoying it!

We're going through exercises and currently I am stuck so I'm here to see if any of you could help me out or give me some tips for how to do this correctly.

See the attached picture for what I am trying to draw.

I can't seem to figure out how to get the bottom shaped like a hexagon and at the same time get the top shaped like a circle (without making it look awful).

Also I am not sure how to make the pattern which is consisting of 6 similar figures.

Thanks in advance