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Exploded Views, Exploding My Mind!

It’s pretty exciting how easy it is to align objects in an assembly. And the automatic views you can create in your drawings. Screw manual drafting, the future is here!! 103 more words


Graphical Projection

We can start with the typical overview introduction, provided this time by Wikipedia:

Graphical projection is a protocol, used in technical drawing, by which an image of a three-dimensional object is projected onto a planar surface without the aid of numerical calculation.

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Creating Drawings from Solid Parts

This week was pretty frustrating. But I feel like my attention to detail will pay off.

I learnt:

  • How to create a drawing template
  • How to import a part into a drawing and create multiple standard views…
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Jewellery Design Inspiration Classes

Tutor Anna Campbell has been focussing on jewellery design recently and is writing a couple of blog posts for LJS about the subject. Here is a focus on our classes that help you develop your jewellery design skills. 628 more words

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Becoming a Solidworks Master (slowly)

I feel really good after making a bunch of models in Solidworks today. Here are a few:

I learnt a bunch of vernacular:


Final Manual Drafting Assignment

Our final assignment for technical communication was to create technical drawings for this object:

We were given access to the physical object along with dimensions written in plain english. 102 more words



We’re asked to draw the chair that we sit in Autocad. 2 sections, 1 plan, 2 side views.

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