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Everything you want to do has been addressed in pieces on the forum. Try searching for help on "helical gear". Also look up the tutorials on CAD fundamentals and mating, including the gear … (View Post)1
@dean_vaturi My best guess would be that the small external fillets are keeping the shell from working. OS can't handle the small radii going to zero as the surfaces are offset during a shell command… (View Post)1
In general, you should modify solid models in a solid modeler (like Onshape) and mesh models in a mesh modeler (like MeshLab or Blender). Trying to modify an STL with Onshape or SolidWorks is painful… (View Post)1
I know this is an educational exercise, and I I'm probably being pedantic, but in general one shouldn't model threads unless absolutely necessary. You'd be surprised how often I see professional engi… (View Post)1
Alternatively, if you want to skip creating a sketch, you can extrude the entire surface and then execute a Move Face on either the internal or external face to create a thinner lip. (View Post)2