FreeCAD for Makers
As a periodic user of FreeCAD I was happy to see Jo Hinchliffe had written FreeCAD for Makers as he’s done some excellent tutorials.
Creating an N-Gauge Pub sign
Most of the things I create don’t have a specific gauge, either because they are not based on reality or that the accuracy will not be noticed. My latest project is a small model diorama based on a town alleyway
Creating a vector version of a logo
I’ve been rebuilding the Workshopshed logo as a vector graphic. So I can display the image as a large size a low-resolution photo was not going to cut it.
I’ve been doing some more modelling in FreeCAD this week. I wanted to create a pipe that looked a bit like a vacuum cleaner pipe. So I used the loft tool.
FreeCAD animated render
For an upcoming project I wanted to create a render of a rotating assembly created in FreeCAD. I checked Twitter and YouTube and a few options came up. Firstly was to export to Blender then use Blender to render it.
Model and gates
Firstly, a big thanks to everyone who provided tips and advice on FreeCAD both here and via Twitter. Also thanks to Joko Engineering on YouTube for some very helpful videos. I’ll be checking out the A2Plus assembly module once I’ve
I am working on a new project to build a small robot and it will have some parts made on the 3D printer. So for that I needed to model those parts in CAD. I did consider getting a Fusion360
Following on from the post about designing stripboards and the one about DesignSpark, I decided to try and create some wire footprints for KiCad.