Archives: AutoCAD

An Introduction To AutoCAD 2D

AutoCAD is the most known and respected name when it comes to 2D and 3D CAD design. AutoCAD software is basically a drafting tool that facilitates the process of designing and communicating the end results with others. In this day and age most structures that are built are based on CAD drawings. The majority of • Read More »

Using The Fillet Command In AutoCAD

One of the handiest tools in your AutoCAD arsenal is the “fillet” command. Why is it so handy? Well, if you have two lines that you want to join that are at different angles to a junction point, it does this and also lets you to draw an arc between two intersecting lines or adjacent • Read More »

What Is An Autocad DXF File? And Is It Useful?

DXF, or Drawing Interchange Format as it known as, is a CAD data file format. It may also be referred to as a Drawing Exchange Format as it does exactly this. Originally created by Autodesk, the makers of Autocad, the DXF enables data exchange between Autocad programs and other similar programs in the industry. Drawing • Read More »

Top Ten AutoCAD Tricks for New AutoCAD Users

AutoCAD is used by professionals world-wide to create the drawing files that define the buildings, equipment and products we use every day. If you are looking for a job in design or construction, you need to know AutoCAD in order to command high wages and job security. These easy tips will help new users get • Read More »

CAD Drawings Recycled

I’ve been drawing residential homes for the better part of 30 years and the majority of those homes were drawn on CAD programs like General CADD, (Generic CADD) AutoCAD, or CADVance. And of all things that collect over the years are not only the sets of drawings but the special details and sections included in • Read More »

Online Drafting Courses And Tutorials

Definition – draftsman or drafter: a technically trained person who creates technical drawings for specific professionals, i.e.; one who creates drawings from the notes, calculations, and sketches for architects, engineers, surveyors, etc. a person whose job is to create drawings that will be used to build machines, buildings, etc. Drafting is a universal language. It’s • Read More »