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Design of parts, assemblies or circuits using a computer

IOT Compass

IOT Compass

A project I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks is the IOT Compass. It’s mostly software and electronics so I’ve been writing my build up on the Element14 community and posting the code on Github.  The idea

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Thumbscrews, knurls and threads

Thumbscrews, knurls and threads

This weekend I was designing some parts using Fusion360. I had a couple of challenges but learnt a lot along the way. The part I wanted to model was a  thumbscrew which I’m going to be using in a future

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More Fusion 360 Sheet Metal

More Fusion 360 Sheet Metal

I seem to be getting the hang of the Fusion360 sheet metal mode but the “Create Flat Pattern” does not always seem to work. This box results in a pattern which is just a copy of the box but without

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CAD for sheet metal

CAD for sheet metal

After my anglegrinder cable got nibbled by mice I thought it might be a good idea to store it in a metal rather than cardboard box. I’ve made a few cardboard boxes in my time and to a lot of

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OpenSCAD and DXF import

OpenSCAD and DXF import

I was thinking about making a base for the Furby driver in my Upcycle It design challenge. To model the base, I took the existing base and drew around it. I then scanned the image and imported it into Inkscape.

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