Drawings Hackathon & Trophy

I haven't publicly spoken about my new job, so here goes. Just over 3 months ago, I joined the PDMS team at Autodesk as a Product Manager. My primary focus is on 2D drawings in Fusion 360. We're building some pretty awesome tools, you should definitely check out the Public Roadmap for Fusion drawings. Today... Continue Reading →

Fusion 360 Calibrating 1:1 Prints

The print dialogue in Fusion is relatively simple, you hit print, it sends your drawing to the printer, magic! What may not be obvious, is what happens behind the scenes, and how the drawing is scaled. Here’s how printing from Fusion 360 desktop client works. Fusion 360 prints 1:1 when the paper size of the... Continue Reading →

Smart Template – “All Level” Drawings

With the April 2021 release of Fusion 360, the drawings team have introduced support for the creation of "All Level" drawings using smart templates. If you already have smart templates set up, you can use them as before, and benefit from the new functionality. When creating a new drawing (using a smart template), you can... Continue Reading →

Quick Tip – Smart Templates

Drawing automation in Fusion 360 is really easy, thanks to "Smart Templates". "Smart Templates" are essentially drawing templates with placholders for drawing views and tables. The good news, is that you can use your existing drawing templates and add in placeholders as needed. "Smart Templates" are extremely simple to set up and use. I've created... Continue Reading →

Fusion 360 – Marching on!

The March update to Fusion 360 is something not to be missed. This update is HUGE! So what's the big deal? Well, for starters the team has included a bunch of productivity updates as well as introducing brand new Assembly Concurrency workflows, and a new Nesting & Fabrication Extension. For more details including workflow videos,... Continue Reading →

2020 Milestones – Thank you

2020 could reasonably be described as an awful year. But there were a few small highlights. This year our site's traffic increased exponentially, we had our first month with over 12 000 views and reached a milestone of 100 000 views in 2020. Considering the content is rather niche (mainly iLogic), I think this is... Continue Reading →

Open-source Visor Mould

Steve Cox of Amfori and I have collaborated on an open-source Visor Injection mould. The files are all available at the bottom of this post. Please feel free to download the files, share them around and share the results with the community, please get in touch if you make any changes, or get this to... Continue Reading →

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