CAD skills

Refining my CAD drawing skills. The lead picture is a 3D print I designed in Autodesk FUSION 360. Trying to move away from the typical blocky mechanical look of conventional drafting. Here we have a more “organic” looking vase with leaves around the bottom. Organic CAD drawing is possible but requires a little bit more work and creative thinking. Also a good knowledge of how the drawing tools work and a willingness to experiment a...

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Automatron

I watched a video stream late last night on my cell phone. Trying to get sleepy enough to turn out the lights and go to sleep. It was about an adult mature young lady who made her career to be an expert in old clock-work mechanics and automatons. Look up that word if you don’t know. She (or the voice over commentator) made a comment stating her life-work was a return to tangible mechanical automation...

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Just a CAD Person

Moving right along with the three dimensional printing activities. Seems like it is the only thing I do these days. The important detail is that I am still “doing”.  It’s not just the printing I enjoy. It is the creative design from scratch that I truly enjoy. I call the printed item created as the “reward”.  I doubt I would still be printing if were entirely free drawings purloined from the internet.  The most current...

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Logitech MX Mechanical Keyboard

Replaced my keyboard and mouse on the WIN11 computer system. I always use Logitech. They get the job done. The new one is their MX Mechanical with the “Linear” keys. This is the first mechanical Logitech (I have other mechanicals) I have owned. There has always been a big brag about using a mechanical keyboard. It’s all about the feel and the audio feedback when typing. Eh? It’s still just a keyboard. The MX Mechanical...

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