CAD Fusion 360

Front End Loader Project

Front End Loader Project

Prior Knowledge & Skills With this project students should have the following prerequisite skills: Utilize file management skills Be able to make basic parts in 3D modeling software Extrude Array Revolve Read dimensioned drawings with hole and thread notes (NOT Necessary if virtual) Be able to safely use tools in the classroom Be able to […]
Hole Notes and Hole Types

Hole Notes and Hole Types

Question: Geez… there’s lots of different types of holes…. how do I know the difference when reading a drawing? Answer: Once again… Jim to the rescue with a LOT of information about holes. Going Beyond: Hole Notes Answer the questions below by copying and pasting them into a google doc. Submit the answers to your […]
Make a Ring Pop in 3D!

Make a Ring Pop in 3D!

Ring Pops were invented in the late 1970s by a man named Frank Richards who was a product engineer at the Topps Company. He wanted to help his daughter in breaking her thumb-sucking habit, so he invented the Ring Pop as a treat to eliminate her childish addiction. ( Wilson, Laurnie. “A Ring Pop History”. Candy Favorites.) In the videos […]
How do my kids use Fusion 360 in a browser

How do my kids use Fusion 360 in a browser

Answer: It’s easy, albeit a little slow in a browser from our experience, but slow Fusion is better than no Fusion! Your kids must have a student community log in in order for this to work. I did this last year with all of my students, and it makes this process very easy… Otherwise there […]
Advanced CAD Modeling & Mfg Math Activity

Advanced CAD Modeling & Mfg Math Activity

Worksheet with Dimensions Electronic Hand-in Document In this activity, students can download the worksheet with the dimensions and directions, and use them to build the METRIC models in your favorite 3D modeling software. NOTE: Worksheet with Dimensions Drawings updated 4/30/2020… Thanks Tim Sullivan! When they have built all the METRIC parts in 3D Modeling software, […]
Basic Part Creation Using Autodesk Fusion 360

Basic Part Creation Using Autodesk Fusion 360

Download the Worksheet Download Hand-In Student Notes: Download the Worksheet, dimension the parts using the given scale, then make them in your 3D modeling software! Here is a project to help you and your students get acquainted with Autodesk Fusion 360. There are eleven parts to make, and they are all pretty simple. There are […]
Project Idea: USB Powered LED Sign

Project Idea: USB Powered LED Sign

All files for this project are attached in a zip file at the link below. These files include: All inventor part files: tweak to your heart’s content DWG Files to check tolerances STL  files for a 3D Printer Laser files for the cover & Sign Various pictures to help with assembly USB LED Sign Project CnJ […]

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