Inventor Tutorials

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 […]
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  63 total views
CNC Container Process 2018

CNC Container Process 2018

Question: I don’t understand how to make the CNC container project… can you elaborate? Solution: There are lots of ways to do it, and a search of this site will give you many, but the steps outlined below is the easiest way to get started. want this is a PDF? Click HERE.  63 total views
Inventor: Parts List & Balloons

Inventor: Parts List & Balloons

Here’s the answer to “How do I add a bill of materials (parts list) and balloons to a drawing?”.  63 total views
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!  63 total views
Model Train Tutorials

Model Train Tutorials

So you’re having a hard time making all those train parts? Watch the tutorials below to see how Jim does them. I find some of the methods he uses makes it easier to understand, especially with the cow catcher. He also uses different techniques, so you may actually end up learning something. Thanks Jim!  63 total […]
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?  63 total views
How do I Assemble The Container In Inventor?

How do I Assemble The Container In Inventor?

How do you assemble your container so that you can tell if the lip and the lid fit, or so your customer will know what it looks like without the boss?  63 total views
Does My Container Fit The Constraints? Try a Section View!

Does My Container Fit The Constraints? Try a Section View!

How can you tell if your students followed all of the constraints you gave them? Make them do a quick section view like this one to show you.  63 total views

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