January 26, 2019

When used correctly, sketch constraints can really speed up your workflow.  However, sometimes they can get in the way and really slow you down as you consistently have to pause your flow to address that dreaded over constrain-error 😱.  Check out my three tips to avoi...

December 24, 2018

Add some character to your Christmas tree this year with a 3D printed 8 bit star tree topper.  Follow along as I show you how simple it is to design the star in Fusion 360. I’ve also provided a link to the STL file here so that you can print my model and compare it wit...

December 13, 2018

The most wonderful time of the year can be made even more wonderful by designing and 3D printing your own ornaments.  I’ll show you how you can easily design the ornament in the picture using Fusion 360. After going through the steps below, make sure to watch the video...

November 23, 2018

It’s one of those underrated tools that you’re probably not using but continue reading and you’ll see why you need to start taking advantage of the Web tool in Fusion 360.  The Web tool provides a quick and super efficient way to add cross braces to your designs for in...

November 12, 2018

When I first started using Fusion 360, one of my favorite features was the ease of going from 3D model to 3D printing.  No other software provided a smoother workflow. It’s very straightforward to do if your model contains only one body. However, if you are trying to e...

November 4, 2018

The sculpting environment can be a bit intimidating but once you get the hang of it it’s actually quite fun to use. Learning to combine the sculpting and modeling environment in Fusion 360 will open up an entire world of new designs you’ll be able to make. I’ve include...

October 25, 2018

The ability to export SVG files does not come natively installed into Fusion 360 but is available as a plugin.  Click on the Add-Ins menu and select Fusion 360 App Store.

October 12, 2018

It's possible to export existing sketches but a problem with this route is that if you have any construction lines they will be exported as well.  In most cases you won't want your construction lines exported.  The workflow you'll want to follow is to creat...

August 20, 2018

When I first started learning to design with Fusion 360 there were things that I found very frustrating. I would get stuck on a design for hours. "Why won't you just do what I want you to do?!", I would shout at my screen.

August 29, 2017

Extruding text around a cylinder use to be a tedious process with Fusion 360. After experimenting with the new Sheet Metal environment I found a much simpler way of accomplishing this task. It basically involves creating a cylinder, flattening it, writing and extruding...

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