Sub-Additive Manufacturing

I thought of a technique for creating interesting shaped wooden models a few years ago but didn’t have the equipment to be able to test it.  It was just recently that I gained access to equipment that would let me try it out. I’m calling the technique “Sub-additive Manufacturing”. It combines some of the ideas … Read more

Bookcase with Fusion 360 and Shaper Origin

Some of you may know that I’ve been writing the Shaper Utilities app that allows you to export Fusion 360 designs to be used with the new Shaper Origin router. For those of you not familiar with the Shaper Origin router, it’s a new handheld CNC router that is unique in the power tool marketplace. … Read more

Creating Equation Curves in Fusion 360

Unlike Inventor, Fusion 360 doesn’t support the ability to create a spline based on an equation.  However, using the Fusion 360 API you can create close approximations of equation curves.  You do this by creating a spline through a series of points.  You write code that uses the equation to define the X, Y, and Z … Read more