Gearbox Plate Tutorial


Create a gearbox plate for a shifting gearbox from a drawing.


For a step-by-step overview, view the video below.

  • Download drawing from “Files” section below.
  • Create a sketch and start sketching the various holes, usting the main output shaft bearing bore as the center of the part, placing it at the origin.
  • Add the other bearing bore.
  • Add one set of motor mount holes and mirror it to the other side.
  • Add the various mounting holes and mirror as appropriate.
  • Sketch the outside profile of the plate and add concentric and tangent relations.
  • Extrude to the depth listed on the drawing under the “materials” section.
  • Add the two counterbores.


Gearbox Plate Drawing (PDF)