After years of watching and helping other model with parametric design tools, I have collected a list of best practices. These apply to if you are new to Fusion or a CAD veteran moving from another design tool.
Parameter Basics Fusion 360 can do quite a lot with values you enter to control size of your features and designs. It is worth noting that these tips apply to timeline designs only. To learn more read here about the differences between Direct and Timeline design types. Parameters are created
Sometimes you need to round model variables to a specific fraction. For example cut stock may come in 1/8 or 1/4 or any other inch increment. I recently had a case here I needed to get a 1/4 in rounded value that included a precise distance + extra
Timeline or Parametric Designs Fusion 360 offers designers multiple ways to model. Think of this like there are multiple ways to carve a statue. You can chisel and hammer it out of stone, you can sculpt it from clay or you can chainsaw carve it from wood. Each method and
Settings for 3D Documents/Workspaces Fusion 360 can work In a variety of different units and even mixed units. To change units in a open document: * Go to the browser and scroll to the top. * Hover over the "Units: mm" browser node. An edit icon will appear at the end
When you are working in Fusion 360 you may have not yet discovered how to change selections. Let's look at a great example to illustrate how you can manage selections. Change selections To begin we can use this simple box. Let's start the fillet command and select some edges. It