Author Archives: Lars Christensen

Advanced notes in SolidWorks drawings: Pattern Instance

Want to stuff some sweet automatic pattern instance updates into your drawing notes? Many times when people get to the point of creating a drawing they are stretched for time causing failing back to basic techniques and manually labor. In … Continue reading

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How to learn SolidWorks 2014

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Gandhi We have all been in situations where a new skill was required, and some are easy through trial an error. I for example … Continue reading

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Rhino 5 Service Release 7 Available Link [Lars:With 25 saves before it stops working, I think I need to review the trial version soon] Mastercam Swiss Expert 2013 on a Tsugami S-327 5-axis machine Link [Lars:I could watch cool Swiss … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-20)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.To dimensions from tangent edges of an arc or circle, hold Shift and select the tangent edge closest to the desired placement. 2.You can create parts in … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-19)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can press the space bar to bring up the Orientation dialog box. 2.When dimensionsing, right-click to lock the orientation of the dimensions (inside/outside angle or horizontal/vertical/parallel). … Continue reading

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3 Things you should know about SolidWorks Search Routines

Changes are that appreciation is not what most people has on their mind when this message apear when opening an assembly. But if a tiny bit of frustration is coming to the surface do not point it at SolidWorks. SolidWorks … Continue reading

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cadcamstuff Wins TenLinks Top Ten Blogger Award

No one like people who brags, but today I am going to stick to the American Novelist Sarah Sheppard who said It ain’t bragging if it is true The great news source TenLinks and SolidWorks had teamed up this year … Continue reading

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GrabCAD Workbench Professional now has SolidWorks add-in

GrabCAD might have been your favorite hub for cool 3D models but has become so much more with their new “collaboration/Dropbox on steriods” Workbench feature. From GrabCAD Workbench gives user the capabilities to automatically sync their desktop files to cloud … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-18)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.When you create a new projected, section, or auxiliary view, by default it is aligned with the parent view. To break the default alignment, hold down Ctrl … Continue reading

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SolidWorks Tutorial:Import Diagnostics… Link [Lars:My friend Alin Vargatu from Javelin does a fantastic job explaining this great SolidWorks tool] Ten Inspiring Quotes On Design and Creativity… Link [Lars:Simon Martin posted this great and fun article on one of my favorite … Continue reading

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