Santa’s Sleigh Reimagined (again!!) with SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

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In this past weeks edition of 3DVision’s How To Solve It webinar series, I built off of Ryan Field’s webinar on designing the front cowling of Santa’s sleigh in traditional SOLIDWORKS surfacing, and showed how amazingly fast, easy, and FUN it is to build it in SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer! PLUS since I ended up with so much extra time on my hands I had to one up Ryan and go ahead and build a whole new entire sleigh. Check out the webinar […]

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SOLIDWORKS on a Touch Screen?!

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For the past month I have been using SOLIDWORKS on a YogaP40 Touch Screen computer. The main purpose of getting this laptop was for the WACOM tablet technology in the touch screen to allow me to draw and sketch on the screen in the new SOLIDWORKS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER tool.  That experience has been fantastic and super fun to use.  However, as often as I can, I am also trying to use the “classic” or desktop version of SOLIDWORKS with the […]

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SOLIDWORKS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

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This is going to be the first of MANY blogs that I write about the (new) SOLIDWORKS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER. In case you haven’t heard about it, INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER in its simplest definition is a tool that will allow designers to quickly generate multiple Industrial Designs using a unique hybrid of sub divisional modeling (pushing and pulling a blob of clay) and full parametric design (i.e. SOLIDWORKS type tools).  It also includes full pen sketching abilities (i.e. Wacom tablets) for starting […]

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Deadpool’s Minor Surface Flaws – Part 1

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I’m a fan of Deadpool.  I got my first taste of Deadpool when Ryan Reynolds played Wade Wilson in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.  I liked his quick wit and general smart aleckery, not to mention his first few scenes were the best parts of the movie (I refuse to remember the scenes where his mouth was sewn shut).  After that I went and got my hands on every Deadpool comic I could and cannot wait for the full feature film later […]

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