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6 Top DesignSpark Mechanical How-to Tutorials



DesignSpark Mechanical is a fantastic free to use CAD design program, if you need to brush up on your skills or if you are an entirely new user, these tutorials will set you on the correct path. Easy to follow and in bite-sized chunks, these tutorials will have you up and running in no time.

User Interface

This tutorial is ideal for the new DesignSpark Mechanical user, exploring all the tools and features and settings you will find in the user interface.



How do you effectively chose aspects of your design to select and modify? We show you how to correct areas of your design that you wish to modify, including hidden features.



Sketching is one of the fundamental tools in DesignSpark Mechanical, we give you a run-down of how to get the most from this primary design tool.


Pull Tool

How do you pull your 2D sketch to create a 3D model, we show you how to bring your sketches to life in this essential tutorial.


Move Tool

You have the basics of your 3D model, but you need to make some adjustments, the move tool will help you shift aspects of your design from one place to another.


Creating Threads

Creating a thread within your design can be a fearsome prospect for the new user, with this tutorial we quickly show you how to effectively cut a thread.


If you haven’t tried DesignSpark Mechanical yet, what are you waiting for? It’s completely free to use and to download and is one of the best free CAD design suites you will find.

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