Creative Studio Taster! Fusion 360 for  3D ModellingOverview
Alex will demonstrate the basics of the design workspace in Fusion 360 and answer questions from participants while creating 3D models from real objects and technical drawings. 

You Will Learn 

  • How to access Fusion 360 at home.
  • How to navigate and orient objects within the workspace, use the view cube, create sketches on planes and create reference geometry from existing features.
  • How to create 2D sketches and apply dimensions.
  • How to project reference images onto sketch planes and calibrate them to scale.
  • Use the extrude, revolve, sweep and loft commands to create 3D geometry.

About the Instructor:

Alex is a senior studio technician in the digital fabrication, woodworking and electronics studios at Launchpad and a multi-disciplinary fabricator of tcotchkes and bric-a-brac across a wide spectrum of usefulness. He studied engineering technology at George Brown and art at Brock University. 

Member Admission - FREE
General Admission - $20

The zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. 

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organizer. 

Additional Resources:

Lars Christensen youtube tutorials
Hundreds of approachable step-by-step tutorials on nearly every aspect of Fusion 360.

Recent Changes log
Fusion is constantly being updated and having features added or improved. This is a rundown of the most recent update (as of December 2020)

Transitioning from Solidworks tutorial
12-part intro aimed at those migrating from Solidworks to highlight some of the differences.

Autodesk "getting started with Fusion 360" tutorial
16-part "basics" tutorial series for absolute beginners, with downloadable parts and project demos.

CAD/CAM basics video by ThisOldTony
pt. 1
pt. 2
For those interested in CNC and computer-aided manufacture.

Rhino vs. Fusion vs. Creo vs. Inventor comparison