How to draw a spline on a curved surface in Solidworks

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There are several reasons to get a sketch curve on a wavy surface.  One of the biggest is to get a swept cut.  The other is to alter feature less geometry.  This would be to trim a curved surface to create a nice blended fillet. 

Insert a 3D sketch and then use Spline on Surface.  When you start to draw on that surface the rest of the spline will follow the curvature of the surface.  

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Ketul Patel
Computer Aided Technology, Inc.