FusionNews for the week of 10/16: A weekly roundup of community news.

by ShannonMcGarry 5 years ago 2 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.




From the Fusion 360 Team


QUICK TIP RECAP – Check out these quick tip videos from the week:

GETTING STARTED – How to Combine Faces

Here’s a quick screencast to learn how to quickly delete faces, patch the opening, and combine two faces into one.


LEARN & EXPLORE – Edit Sculpt After Placement

Learn how to edit Sculpt after placement.


HEALTH CHECKER – Fusion 360 Cloud Services

Here is a great place to check out Fusion 360’s cloud service status as well as other Autodesk cloud services.


From the Fusion 360 Community


VIDEO TUTORIAL – Laser Cutting With Fusion 360

HodgePodge showing you how to laser cut with Fusion 360 in this video tutorial.


TUTORIALS – Stock Save and Conversion in Fusion 360

Check out this video tutorial series by Matt Nichols on how to convert simulated stock into a solid in CAM for Fusion 360.







ONLINE EVENT – 3D Printing with Fusion 360

Learn how to quickly create models with Fusion 360 for dual color 3D printing on October 20th at 1 pm PDT.


DESIGN CHALLENGE – Roast Coffee in Your Home Oven

We challenge you to a coffee roast with GE’s FirstBuild facility, going on now through Oct 25! Design a coffee bean roaster accessory for your kitchen oven using Fusion 360.


LIVE EVENT – Fusion 360: Fundamentals + Pro Tips – San Francisco

Join us on October 19th at 6:00 pm to taking a look at top-down & bottom-up design in Fusion 360 and to get some productivity quick tips from the Fusion 360 pros!


LIVE EVENT – Fusion 360 Meetup – Portland

Portland folks, join us on October 27th at 6:30 pm to do some hands on group modeling with Fusion 360.


LIVE EVENT – Fusion 360 Meetup – Seattle

Seattle Fusion 360 users, join us on October 29th at 6 pm to kick off the Seattle Meetup group.


Gallery Spotlights

We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion 360 community on the Gallery.      


  LoungeChair.jpg               ReductionAssembly.jpg               Handrouter5.jpg

    Lounge Chair by Davide Florentino          Reduction Assembly by Christian Perez           Hand Router by Juan Olaya Tagua




Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStation

We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new

features / enhancements you would like to see.


Here are a few submissions from this week. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!


Selecting tangent surfaces

Request to have the ability to select all surfaces that are tangent to each other.


Coil improvement

Request for coils to have the profile perpendicular with the helix, not parallel with the axis.


Concept Sketching / Sketchbook integration

Request to integrate sketchbook drawings in Fusion 360 with two modes, “3D Canvas” and “Blueprint Box”.


Have a story to share? We would love to hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email at shannon.mcgarry@autodesk.com


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