Title: SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy: Sheet Metal Training Book Word Count: 571 Summary: Books and other training materials about SolidWorks are available, but very little coverage is given to t he specific sheet metal tools and u nfolding capabilities, leaving user s on their own to learn these tools. Keywords: Sheet Metal Guy,SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy,sheet,metal,guy,she etmetal,sheet metal,solidworks,soli d,works Article Body: The first book published by Sheet M etal Guy, LLC was <i><b>SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy - Course 1: Part Creation</b></i>. The book is a fun and engaging way to explore the sheet metal capabilities of Sol idWorks at your own speed. You lear n how to use SolidWorks and its she et metal tools from experts in the sheet metal industry. The series of self-paced training books, <i><b>S olidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy</ b></i>, demonstrates how to create real life sheet metal parts and is written in terms sheet metal people know and understand. Books and other training materials about SolidWorks are available, but very little coverage is given to t he specific sheet metal tools and u nfolding capabilities, leaving user s on their own to learn these tools . Dedicated to the SolidWorks marke t, <i><b>SolidWorks for the Sheet M etal Guy</b></i> addresses this nee d by showing you how to use the she et metal tools of SolidWorks. You l earn from the beginning how to crea te sheet metal parts designed with manufacturing in mind. Throughout t he book, SolidWorks' sheet metal to ols are used to guide you step by s tep through the basics of part crea tion into complex features of sheet metal design. Emphasis is on creat ing parts and features that maintai n the design intent even when chang es are made to key dimensions of th e part, the material thickness, or the bend radius. Taking advantage o f parametrics from the beginning as sures that any changes will not inv alidate design integrity. Sheet metal designers and manufactu rers must increase their SolidWorks proficiency in order to get new pr oducts to market faster and achieve a higher return on their investmen ts. Now there’s a new way to learn SolidWorks. This new comprehensive course is a self-paced learning too l, using real projects that work th rough the design process step-by-st ep. You can choose to follow the le ssons from start to finish, or you can dive into just the lessons that interest you most. <i><b>SolidWork s for the Sheet Metal Guy - Course 1: Part Creation</b></i> is availab le right now. Sheet metal designers and manufacturers will surely bene fit from <i><b>SolidWorks for the S heet Metal Guy</b></i> self-paced t raining book. <i><b>SolidWorks for the Sheet Meta l Guy</b></i> is written by Neil Bu calo and Joe Bucalo. Neil is a CAD expert, having over 14 years of exp erience using numerous CAD systems. He has a diverse background, inclu ding mechanical engineering, CAD/CA M consulting, support, training, an d technical writing. Neil is a Cert ified SolidWorks Support Technician . Co-author Joe Bucalo has over 30 years experience in the sheet metal industry. Joe is the president and founder of Applied Production, Inc ., a SolidWorks Solution Partner th at develops software tools for shee t metal manufacturing, including Pr oFab and ProFold. <b>Sheet Metal Guy, LLC</b>, locate d in Cincinnati, OH, was formed to help increase the productivity of s heet metal designers and manufactur ers through education. As a publish er of books and other materials, th e company's primary focus is to pro vide high quality, cost effective t raining for the design and manufact ure of sheet metal parts and assemb lies. Sheet Metal Guy, LLC is focus ed on designing easy to understand, self-paced training books for all knowledge levels of 3D CAD software users. Additional company and prod uct information is available on the company’s Web site. SolidWorks is a registered trademark of SolidWork s Corporation. Other brand and prod uct names are trademarks of their r espective owners.