Posts by Josh Mings

Josh is co-founder of EvD Media. He engineers and designs, is the Marketing Manager for Luxion, is CSWP certified for SolidWorks training and support and excels at falling awkwardly. He is editor of and co-host of, a weekly podcast about design, engineering and what makes it all happen.

This is How You Turn Beard Hair Into a High-Powered Slingshot

4 hours ago

Joerg Sprave of the Slingshot Channel never fails to entertain. (Check out our interview with him.) He can make a slingshot from anything. His latest video proves that, with the…


Friday Smackdown: Watery Meat Sniggles

5 days ago

Locked in the moss-clad, iron-sided shed the sound reverberated with each drop. It fell from the sky, shifting the color, filling any exposed crevice, leaking in through the cracks where…


Model of the Week: Super Bowl 50 Ring by Diego Taccioli

5 days ago

This weekend, Super Bowl 50 takes place. Panthers vs. Broncos. Newton vs. Manning. One will walk away with the coveted Super Bowl World Champions Ring. Jewelry designer Diego Taccioli, from…


SolidWorks Xdesign, Innovation Platform and What It All Means

5 days ago

SolidWorks World 2016 left 7,000 people overloaded by breakout sessions, inspired by customers, and smelling of the finest barbecue in the world. While the General Sessions were a bit all…


Your Hopes, Fears and Dreams. What Do You Want To Hear From SolidWorks?

1 week ago

It’s the first day of February, 2016. Time for the biggest CAD industry event for a single software package. SolidWorks World 2016 is on and there’s an ethereal feel in…


Friday Smackdown: Gravel Spritz Shrub Popper

2 weeks ago

We blew past them in a spritz of gravel and glass, popping the shrubberies like catapulted rocks into the air. We could handle the speed–oh, we could handle the speed–what…


Barstow Bike Tool Design Stores Away Secretly in Your Handlebar

2 weeks ago

When you’re barreling down that singletrack and decide to wrap yourself around a half-rotted pine, the first thing that runs through your head may be a branch with a frightened…


Model Of the Week: Tri-Sphere By Simon Williamson

2 weeks ago

Today, we’re bringing back a segment that lapsed into a coma and suddenly awoke recently with a direct punch to an exposed solar plexus. Model of the Week: the best…


Friday Smackdown: Eye Guzzle

3 weeks ago

We looked hither, we looked yonder, and all we saw was more than we could take in with our eyes. Light whipping from their fur, jowls blazing and toothless gums…