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Don’t Be Stupid (a SolidWorks bracelet)

1 month ago

As the sweat beads drip across my sun-scorched face, my mouse hand quivers and cracks in the cruel dry heat. “This was a bad plan.” I think to myself. “Setting up an outdoor office in the middle of the Mojave looked good on paper, but the reality is rather different.” If only I’d been wearing my bracelet, this never would have happened.

MCAD Forums: Surface a Skateboard Deck in SolidWorks

1 month ago

We’re workin’ on something pretty smokin’ for The Smack this week, and in the process we put together a quick tutorial. Check it out on MCADForums. While you’re there, consider posting a question or something so we can make fun of it help out. Have fun kids.

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Tuesday Ramblings

2 months ago

It’s been a busy week. Despite all appearances, Josh and I have not (yet) stepped into an alternate dimension (only to be abducted by Jamie Farr space aliens…). Yes, we…

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Nomad CNC Is The Bomb Diggity, And We Don’t Even Know What That Means

3 months ago

Ahhh… the smell of freshly-cut urethane foam in the morning. The Nomad 883 delivers a 25 micrometer (.001″) repeatability on the X and Y (2.5um on the Z), a minuscule 18″ square footprint, and an impressive 8″x8″x3″ build volume… and we want it. We want it bad.

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Why I will pay $1372 for a fillet tool

10 months ago

Today I received a friendly email from my local SolidWorks VAR, ending with a gentle nudge: “****THERE IS NO GRACE PERIOD FOR DECEMBER RENEWALS, ANY DECEMBER RENEWAL RECEIVED AFTER DECEMBER…

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SolidWorks 101 Course – Early Bird Freebies

1 year ago

In anticipation of the cadjunkie SolidWorks 101 course official launch next Wednesday, we’re offering three completely free cadjunkie Professional memberships with access to every SolidWorks, Rhino, and modo video we’ve ever made. After that, we’re offering 50% off discounts for the rest of the week.

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PTC Sends Out Blue M&M’S, Changes Name to PTC.

2 years ago

Here at EvD Media HQ we rarely receive FedEx packages that don’t contain hand-carved egg shells, Unicorn Meat, or that limited edition DVD/Vinyl box set of our favorite 3D printing…

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Sketchfab Releases Material Editor, Geeks Panties Get Thrown at Screens

2 years ago

What’s better than a buttery-smooth webGL-based free 3D content sharing app? Why, a buttery-smooth webGL-based free 3D content sharing app with a retinal-hemorrhage-inducing material editor, of course! Now we know…

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Autodesk Acquires Pi-VR, Distributes Pinhole Glasses to Prevent Eyeball Melting

2 years ago

Didn’t we just predict that acquisitions would be all the rage in 2013? Here’s a fun one: Autodesk buys German real-time rendering software Pi-VR, and when combined with the 2011…