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Fusion 360 - Wooden Toy Design

by Tanner Knight

In this course, you will learn how to create two different wooden toy designs in Autodesk's Fusion 360 - a Pinewood Derby car and a wooden puzzle. Software required: Autodesk Fusion 360.

What you'll learn

In this course, Fusion 360 - Wooden Toy Design, you are going to explore how to design a couple of wooden toys using the amazing functionality in Autodesk's Fusion 360. The first design you'll tackle is a wooden car, similar to one you might find in a Pinewood Derby. The second design you'll work on is a wooden puzzle. First, you'll learn about the basic sketching techniques required, as well has how to create and modify solid geometry. Next, you'll learn how to add joints and motion to your model. Finally, you'll add decals and other touches to make your models pop. By the end this course, you'll have a handle on quite a few sketching techniques, as well as creating and modifying joints that dictate how each component relates to one another, and many more goodies to help make your Fusion 360 workflow as efficient as possible. Software required: Autodesk Fusion 360.

About the author

Coming from a non-traditional CAD background, Tanner has immersed himself in the tools of the trade for the past five years. Tanner recently earned his CSWE (Certified SolidWorks Expert) certification, exemplifying his mastery of all aspects of the SolidWorks design suite. More recently, Tanner has focused his attention on the Cloud-based CAD suite, Fusion 360, as a private instructor and consultant.

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