Noodlings 11 | Quick Tiling Fusion 360 in the Kitchen

New episode for the New Year and that title is almost entirely nonsensical because they are different subjects. Have a listen to episode 11 of this jibber jabber! Fusion 360 Review Fusion 360 is a CAD / CAM application with finite element analysis capabilities. I was going through the Autodesk forums and read a lot … Continue reading Noodlings 11 | Quick Tiling Fusion 360 in the Kitchen

Fusion 360 on openSUSE Linux | Review

CAD is one of the things I really enjoy doing. I am most adept at using PTC Creo for my employer. I am able to easily "think" and design ideas as easily in that software as I am able to draw it on a piece of paper. I'm making it a point to get that … Continue reading Fusion 360 on openSUSE Linux | Review

LeoCAD | Free LEGO® CAD Software on openSUSE Linux

CAD is not only what I do for my profession, I also do it for fun. For personal projects, I have been having a great time with using FreeCAD, a very capable and feature-full parametric modeler. With a recent resurgence of Legos in my house and falling into some web-searching rabbit holes, I stumbled upon … Continue reading LeoCAD | Free LEGO® CAD Software on openSUSE Linux

FreeCAD 0.18 Pre Release

In my continued excitement to use FreeCAD at home, I downloaded the latest Pre Release of FreeCAD to test it out. For starters, I like the new look of the start page. It has a nice clean and even more welcoming feel to it. It shows little previews of recent CAD documents too which is … Continue reading FreeCAD 0.18 Pre Release

Business Card Holder Design

Designing and building is something of a hobby of mine that also happens to be a component of my profession. I like to flex my CAD muscle outside of the professional setting whenever possible so if someone tells me about a need for something and the design and 3D printing of it is within my … Continue reading Business Card Holder Design

FreeCAD First Timer

I have had a need for doing 3D CAD work in Linux but I don't have the budget to invest in any  high dollar software to hobby around. FreeCAD fit the bill. It's a free and open source 3D CAD modeler but it does a bunch of other things too. Although I could probably run … Continue reading FreeCAD First Timer