Dremel 3D Idea Builder Stuck Filament Fix

I’ve been lucky enough to have a 3D printer in my classroom for the better part of the past five years. I’ve printed countless items that my students have created and my machine has been rock solid. When we originally purchased my printer, I wanted something different, but I’m very happy with the printer. Over… Continue reading Dremel 3D Idea Builder Stuck Filament Fix

3 Point Perspective Drawing Tutorial

Three-point¬†perspective drawing is one of the most difficult skills to master for someone new to pictorial drawings. I will go into detail about how to create a three-point perspective drawing below, but an abridged version can be seen in the video below: Ground Rules Must have three vanishing points Left vanishing point gives width Right… Continue reading 3 Point Perspective Drawing Tutorial

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How to change the background color in Autodesk Inventor

I’ve been using Autodesk Inventor for half of my life at this point and it’s a software that I love and know well. I’ve been teaching Inventor to my students for the past several years and I wanted to make some videos outlining how to do various tasks in the program. I plan on adding… Continue reading How to change the background color in Autodesk Inventor

3 Point Perspective Drawing

As mentioned with one and two point perspective drawings, perspective drawing can be challenging. The most challenging of all of these is the 3 point perspective drawing. In the video below I walk through the steps to successful create a three point perspective drawing. A few things to remember about three point perspective drawings: Width… Continue reading 3 Point Perspective Drawing

2 Point Perspective Drawing

As with one point perspective drawing, 2 point can be difficult to understand and create. The measurements get even less sure on a two point perspective¬†drawing and, depending on your accuracy, the final view can look very different from the original. A few things to remember when creating a two point perspective drawing: Width is… Continue reading 2 Point Perspective Drawing

1 Point Perspective Drawing

Perspective drawing can be one of the more difficult things to do in drafting. It’s tough because, unlike some other pictorial drawings, you do not have actual measurements to go draw with everything. In perspective drawing, there is some guess work. In the video below, I describe how to create a 1 point perspective drawing.… Continue reading 1 Point Perspective Drawing

Basics of the 3 Views

Drafting is a type of communication that engineers and manufactures use in order show how an object goes together or what it looks like. There is a specific way that these drawings are made. In general, there are three basic items show in the drawing: front view, right view, and top view. In the video… Continue reading Basics of the 3 Views