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 […]
Reading Drawings

Reading Drawings

Question: How do I read a drawing to make the parts for the bucket loader project? Answer: It’s a great skill to have if you are working on building stuff from a drawing for any project. Here’s a quick tutorial!  146 total views
How Do I Split A Part In Inventor

How Do I Split A Part In Inventor

Question: How do I use Inventor to split a part into two? Solution: I put together a short video to show how to do this. The method I show here is good if you want to remove the other part, and ALWAYS make a copy of your part to work with, and ALWAYS use SAVE […]
Train Project Assembly Video

Train Project Assembly Video

Students in my DDP class really wanted a video tutorial for the train project for assembly with the insert constraint; and I needed a reason to tune my new microphone… so here it is! This is an update from the one done in 2015… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZrNAhv3Gxg  146 total views
Show Detail in Inventor Browser

Show Detail in Inventor Browser

Question: The browser in Inventor is ok, but is there a way to show more detail? Solution: There sure the heck is! Thank Jim for this obscure trick. He must sit around in his free time and look this stuff up! Just go to the Tools tab, click on application options go to the part […]
Make Inventor Load Faster

Make Inventor Load Faster

Question: My Inventor loads slow! How can I speed it up? Solution: One way to do it, and this works especially well on older computers or ones with low end graphics, is to turn off Add-ins. Most of these are not necessary when you do most things in Inventor, so you can have Inventor start […]
How do I make a simple presentation?

How do I make a simple presentation?

How do I make a simple presentation using Inventor? Add Bill of Materials or a Parts List? Add Balloons to a drawing? The answers are all here!  146 total views
My Toolbars' Are Missing in Inventor! Where'd They Go?

My Toolbars' Are Missing in Inventor! Where'd They Go?

Question: Every once in a while (on a daily basis…) one of my students ends up missing one or more toolbars in Inventor. Can you tell me how to get them back? Answer: I bet it happens randomly, and they have done nothing to make it happen, right?!?! Well no matter… watch the video below […]
How Do You Split Your Container In Inventor?

How Do You Split Your Container In Inventor?

How do you split your container so your customer can get a better idea of what it looks like without the boss?  146 total views

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