CAD

Design of parts, assemblies or circuits using a computer

New Year

New Year

A productive start to the New Year despite a cold. Got my first magazine article sent off for editing. In the process I learnt a few things about Fusion360, the first is that there’s a whole workspace I’d not been

Continue reading Comments Add Comment

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

Continue reading Comments 2 Comments

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

Continue reading Comments Add Comment

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

Continue reading Comments 2 Comments

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

Continue reading Comments 3 Comments