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CAD/CAM Software Tips


CamBam What’s CamBam? Sketchup Sketchup is a 3D CAD program that’s popular with beginners and those with 2D backgrounds find it easy to migrate to. It does not incorporate CAM features. Illustration Software Illustration software is sometimes used to draw shapes used later in CAM software to create toolpaths. OnShape OnShape is a 3D CAD software package that runs in a browser and has cloud file storage. It’s free for hobbyists. FreeCAD FreeCAD is a free 3D CAD software package that will run on Mac, Windows and Linux. It’s fully extensible with Python programming. You can find it at freecadweb.org. MakerCam All you MakerCam users out there: Fusion 360 F360 Users are well supported by the community there and there are tons of videos on youtube, etc. As they are recommended, I’ll add them here.
Topic Replies Activity
About the CAD/CAM Software Tips category 1 July 17, 2017
Fusion 360 CAM 1st try GCODE assistance appreciated 6 April 5, 2020
Convert .ai or .pdf to dxf?! 5 March 31, 2020
New to me Fusion 360 workflow exporting an SVG from Fusion 3 March 28, 2020
KrabzCAM, generate g-code from svg 2 March 28, 2020
Can ArtCam generate the G-Code? 4 March 27, 2020
Fusion 360 - cutting too slow 5 March 16, 2020
MakerCam Not Loading correctly 42 March 9, 2020
Kiri:moto frustrations 8 March 8, 2020
Onshape license changes 7 March 8, 2020
SVG out of Onshape 13 March 8, 2020
Kiri:Moto Help needed 9 March 8, 2020
Inventor to SVG (blank DXF file issue) 14 March 7, 2020
Fusion 360 contour select 2 March 5, 2020
VCarve Pro - Post Processor 33 February 27, 2020
Sketchup to CAM? 19 February 3, 2020
Nesting & Creating Cutting Tabs 11 February 13, 2020
Dogbone failures 3 February 5, 2020
Aspire Post Processor 5 January 30, 2020
Seeking advice on getting started with wooden gears 6 January 28, 2020
Help with v-carving images 10 January 23, 2020
How to shift gcode? 6 January 18, 2020
Corel Draw 12 to MakerCam 4 January 3, 2020
Step by Step guide to creating GCode for the Maslow with FreeCAD 41 December 31, 2019
3D sign effect on acrylic/plexiglass sheet 3 December 29, 2019
Solidworks 2018 and up, CAM Post Processor 11 November 18, 2019
SheetCam post prossesor 4 December 9, 2019
DXF2GCODE tutorial 35 December 9, 2019
FreeCAD Not Letting me Pad 6 December 2, 2019
Cutting Improvements: Ramp Down in Corners and Full Height Finish Passes 31 November 21, 2019