I've been working on adding 3D Models to my portfolio on my webpage and I couldn't upload SolidWorks models to SketchFab as easy as I had from Fusion360 in the past. So I converted SolidWorks to Fusion360 then uploaded to SketchFab. Pack & Go your assembly, for more detail click here Open in Fusion360 and export … Continue reading View SolidWorks 3D Models on your Webpage!
Convert AutoCAD models to 3D PDF
Designing CAD models in 3D is hugely beneficial for visualization and avoiding interferences. While we design in 3D in AutoCAD, we are limited to 2D screen shots (unless a DWG viewer is downlaoded) to share with our clients. Microstation by default has the ability to "print" a model to a 3D PDF (a trick I … Continue reading Convert AutoCAD models to 3D PDF
Proud Owner of SolidWorks 2017
I purchased SolidWorks 2017 a few months ago and really like it! You can easily create smart models and drawings that make design changes a breeze! When I get stuck in complex smart setups tech support from GoEngineer has more than helpful. I couldn't be happier!
The CAD Monkey has a face!
CAD Monkey Army now has a face and a logo!
New Etsy Shop for Custom designed 3D Prints
I've opened a CAD Monkey Army Etsy shop for custom designs I have 3D printed. Check it out here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CADMonkeyArmy
Custom USB Drives!
I wanted to be able to hand out USB Drives with my portfolio with a unique cover. The choice was obvious, custom 3D printed covers! I found some drives on Amazon, cracked the case and reverse engineered it, and designed my own case.
Add 3D Models to WordPress!
Using 3D models is much easier to visualize than the old 2D dwgs. I knew that I definitely wanted this feature in my website but since I'm not a web coder I needed 3D modeling for dummies! After some research I found that SketchFab works great with WordPress! First you upload a 3D model to … Continue reading Add 3D Models to WordPress!
I've really enjoyed learning SolidWorks! The design style is much different from ACAD but makes changing models very easy! Luckily SolidWorks, Inventor, & of course Fusion 360 are very closely related and I learned Fusion 360 from creating 3D models to print!