FusionNews for the week of 4/21: A weekly roundup of community news

ShannonMcGarry April 21, 2017 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


April 19, 2017 Update – What’s New

A new update has landed! Check out the better online/offline toggle, improved sketching, unified rendering engine, as well as goodies in 2D drawings and HSM CAM.


Quick Tip: Edge Selection and Compare & Edit

Having trouble getting the right selection on your CAM toolpath setup? Or need to edit one of the 100’s of parameters at once? Then check out this tip.


Time Machine is an Award Winning Clock Designed and manufactured with Fusion 360

Autodesk and LUNAR design collaborated to re-think traditional clocks. The result was Time Machine – an unorthodox three-dimensional time telling device.


Joints – 3 Things Beginners Need to Know

New to Fusion 360? Learn about creating components, grounding, and general joint theory.





Live: Fusion 360 Meetup: Join us for one of our upcoming meetups in LA, Knoxville, Nashville, Saint Louis, Portland or Miami. Register here.


Design Challenge: Put your Fusion 360 skills to great use and design a cool product to eliminate the concept of “waste”. Last day to enter is May 14th. Register here.


Online: HSM Project Day in Fusion 360: Join us on April 27th at 1 PM EDT as we go on a journey programming and making a part using various features of Fusion 360! Register here.


Gallery Spotlights


Shock Mount by Anuar Mata

Off-Road Skateboard by  Shubham Mittal

Self-Powered Motor by Tz-Cheng WU


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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:


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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