By CAPINC Applications Engineer, Laura Weismantel
One of the ways you can save time while building a model in SolidWorks is to never model the same feature twice. There are many tools that can be used to achieve this objective, such as the patterning and mirror commands. Something else that can help you with the same objective is to reuse your sketch geometry instead of re-drawing same or similar geometry as you build your part.
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