FusionNews for the week of 3/16: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 3 years ago 2 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things happening in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.


From the Fusion 360 Team

We Want to Hear from You! Join the Autodesk User Panel

As part of the AUP, you will be contacted via email to complete 5-10 minute surveys, racking up points that will award a $30 VISA card every time your point value reaches 100. We value your opinion, and this is a great way for us to improve our products and experiences.


Quick Tip: Contour Selection

The Selection Manager is a powerful tool for anyone using CAM in Fusion 360. Watch this QUICK TIP to learn how to dial in your contour selections.


How to Model a Spark Plug

New to Fusion 360? Learn how to model a part here.



Live: The Future of Making: Generative Design & Digital Manufacturing – In the Toronto area? Join us for a hands-on experience introducing the techniques of Generative Design, Metal Additive Manufacturing, and 5 Axis CNC on April 24th and 25th. Register here.


Online: User Interface & Data Management (Pt. 1 of 3) – Learn how to navigate the Fusion 360 interface and manage your data on 3/19 at 3:30 PM ET. Register here.


Online: Sketching & Part Modeling (Pt. 2 of 3) – Learn more about sketching & modeling commands, constraints, tips & tricks and more on 3/21 at 2 PM ET. Register here.


Online: Assemblies (Pt. 3 of 3) – Take an in-depth look at components and bodies, joints, motions studies and more on 3/23 at 2 PM ET. Register here.


Online: Rendering Deep Dive – Learn how to make more realistic renders on 3/20 at 2 PM ET.  Register here.


Online: 2D CAM Deep Dive – Explore the CAM workspace in Fusion 360 focusing specifically on 2D machining operations and best practices on 3/22 at 1 PM ET. Register here.


Gallery Spotlights

Edison Bulb by Dave Clarke

NinjaPCR by Shingo Hisakawa

Earbuds by Reza Pa


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 the week:



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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