Do you use Autodesk Inventor? Are you fed up with your current CNC solution? Have you ever hankered after one of those groovy CAM packages that runs inside your favourite CAD package? This could be the opportunity for you!
Announcement by Antony Graves – Product Manager for CAM at Autodesk…
Do you use Autodesk Inventor for Furniture design, Joinery, Cabinet making or Millwork? You do? Great!
Over the last few weeks a number of stories have caught my eye that might also interest you. Read more to find out about Ellis Furniture (This years Autodesk Inventor user of the year) Studiworx new bespoke training package for Joinery and Microconcepts acquisition of the distribution rights for Tools4Inventor
Darren Lester, founder of ’the CAD cube’, has now re-branded his site as ‘Specified by’.
The main difference for us is that we no longer see ourselves as a CAD library, but a specification library. This means rather than hosting a library of manufacturers CAD models, we will host a range of manufacturers digital files, including CAD models, but also BIM components, technical/specification documents, case studies and more.
Content is King, so why waste time building up your library when you can download it for free?
TheCADcube is the latest of many web sites dedicated to providing you with 3D models to help you build up your library. CAD Cube is aimed at the Architectural industry, but interestingly there is no mention of BIM in sight…
‘BIM may well be the future for the construction industry, and the demand for BIM is steadily growing, but CAD users are going to be in the majority for the foreseeable future.’
In this post I’m talking to Darren Lester, 26 year old Architectural technologist, resident Entrepreneur at Edinburgh University and founder of the CAD Cube.
What does a good set of drawings look like to you?
Since starting my new job, I have been working hard to understand the needs of our internal customers – but there is a group that is harder to reach… YOU!
At least, those of you Architects, Engineers and Designers who are responsible for reviewing shop drawings or submittal drawing sets.
So, let me ask you – What do you look for when you review a set of drawings? What makes your heart leap with joy as you turn the page? What makes you grind your teeth in frustration? I’d really like to know…