FusionNews: A weekly roundup of community + industry news

Avatar kstout6821 May 16, 2014

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FusionNews is evolving to highlight the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community and also cover key news from the industry.  New posts every Friday.


If we missed something or if you have some news or a project to share, post in the comments below or email Shannon.mcgarry@autodesk.com.


Your Ideas:


NPT Pipe Threads

Request to add NPT pipe threads to the thread options dialog box.


“Remove Not Wanted” Option

Recently accepted idea to add “remove not wanted” option to solid split command.


Share your ideas, product requests and vote for features that you want to see implemented on IdeaStation.


From The Fusion Team:


What is the Fusion Team up to?

Prabakar and the Fusion team share the new features and an overview of what to expect in the next product update.


How To Apply As-Built Joints
Keqing Song, Fusion Product Manager, shares some tips to how to assemble components using as-built joints in Fusion 360 in a video tutorial.


Gallery Spotlight:



Brass Microscope - Gary Butcher

Brass Microscope by Gary Butcher


Turian - Gary Butcher

Turian by Riccardo Bozzolo


Rolex - Liang Liu

Rolex by Liang Liu


Clock Radio - Tanner Reid

Clock Radio by Tanner Reid


Industry News:


Accelerating the Future of 3D Printing
Autodesk introduces the first open source software for 3D printing and a new 3D printer


Andrew “bunnie” Huang
ShopLocket chats with the founder of Bunnie Studios and former lead hardware engineer at Chumby


LaMetric Story
Build a prototype before crowdfunding campaign


How an Energy-Generating Soccer Ball Is Building Business and Rescuing Resource-Poor Families
Uncharted Play shares how they went from a class project to a real soccer ball with a portable generator



What do you think of the new format?

Got something for next week’s recap? Email Shannon McGarry at Shannon.mcgarry@autodesk.com.


FusionNews header image courtesy of Gary Butcher.

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