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CAD Plain & Simple

11-28-2012 03:10 AM by bruc101 | 75 comments »

The title tells it like it is and I’m going to teach you how to draw plans in 2D CAD in a free cad program DraftSight, so if you want to follow alone I suggest you download the program and let’s get started.DraftSight is an excellent clone to Autocad so don’t let your knees start to vibrating and making funny noises on you just by mentioning that name..Autocad. The first thing you need to do is forget all the wacko horror stories you’ve heard about learning to draw ...

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Routed Sign Making #1: Routed 'Sign Making Class'

12-13-2011 04:51 AM by 3DBMe | 13 comments »

We’re going to use a Dremel router to make a sign with recessed lettering. I suggest barnwood because of the contrast between the weathered surface texture and ‘fresh cut’ letters. I also have enhanced the letters by burning (pyrography) the edges of the letters for increased readability. Of course you can scale up to larger routers if you chose. Stock: Barnwood 2”x10”x24” Suggested material and dimensions Safety: Goggles, F...

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