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SolidSmack Radio | Filletin’ n’ Shellin’

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This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. This…

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HoneyComb: A New and Free Browser-Based Parametric CAD Platform for 3D Printing

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3D printing and CAD software couldn’t function without each other, they go together like a match made in pythonOCC. As 3D printing continues to build its freight train like momentum…

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Behind the Design Process: Industrial Designer Simon Williamson’s Vehicle Concepts

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It’s not very often when you come across an industrial designer who has a desire to bring what is commonly hidden by a panel or housing out into the open…

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World Maker Faire NYC 2014: A Visual Journal

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With over 60,000 people in attendance last year, MAKE Magazine’s World Maker Faire NYC is more than just a science fair now; it’s a full-blown circus. The annual gathering of…

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Five Ripping Videos That Document the Snowboard Design and Fabrication Process

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When it comes to snowboards, the process of getting from sketch to a final ridable design requires more patience-testing steps than most people would probably assume. Between sourcing the base…

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Five Tips for Becoming a Next Generation CAD Designer and Rapid Prototyper

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As time goes on, we are quickly seeing an ever-changing job market. Many employers are looking for new designers with additive manufacturing skills in their bag of tricks. Along with…

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We Got Up Close and Personal With Local Motors’ 3D Printed Car

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Earlier this week, SolidSmack reported on Local Motors’ latest project, the Strati. Having began with a crowdsourced design competition, the Strati is a single-print 3D printed electric car that is…

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 04: Methods for Fine-Tuning Splines

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The ‘Hump Day Hot Tips’ series from our industrial design training site cadjunkie has been off to a great start after three weeks of looking at splines in SolidWorks. This…

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Stupefying ButterUp Knife Cuts Like A Dream (Interview)

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We all have lived through those excruciatingly painful moments when a knob of cold, hard butter refused to spread easily on a slice of bread. Whose fault is it –…

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SolidSmack Radio | Filletin’ n’ Shellin’

10 hours ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. This…