New Tutorial! Using CAM in Fusion 360 for Engraving
I learned a lot about the engraving operation in this week’s project. Seems like every time I come back to CNC milling there’s something new to learn. The CAM workspace in Fusion 360 is a universe all in it’s own. There’s several methods of applying the engraving operation to stock – You don’t even need an actual solid body, all you need profiles via a sketch.
Probably one of the most important tips (if you’re milling onto a piece of acrylic) is to mill artwork “mirrored”. In my tests, the surface that is engraved is not as visually “punchy” when edge lit. The opposite side of the acrylic (clear surface that doesn’t have the engraving) appears much more vivid when it is edge lit.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.