We’re Moving!

We have purchased a building downtown San Jose and are currently in the process of moving our facilities. We have a much larger shop space with access to better Manufacturing capabilities. Our new Address is: 1832 stone ave. san jose, ca 95125 Werbung:… Read More

Lost in Space Robot

You may date yourself if you remember the robot from the original Lost in Space. I downloaded 2 side views from the web and placed them with the Raster Image command. Then it’s a matter of Revolves and Extrusions. Command J was used… Read More

What’s New in Siemens NX12

  Here are some Highlights from Siemens about “What’s New in Siemens NX12” Also, enjoy the art we’ve created in NX12 and feel free to Download it for yourself. Design NX 12 removes barriers to innovation and empowers engineers to quickly achieve optimal… Read More

Tron Cycle created in NX

This Tron Cycle was rather involved. The sketching had to be precise and took place on a number of carefully placed planes. After the basic extrusions to create the wheels, the body was constructed of many wireframes and surfaces created using Fill Surface…. Read More

SolidWorks 2018 Book is Now on Sale!

Modeling, Assemblies and Drafting from Machined Parts to Blobjects Beginning to Advanced Solidworks 2018 About the SolidWorks 2018 Book Beginning to Advanced SolidWorks 2018 Modeling, Drafting and Assemblies from Machined parts to Blobjects has been written by engineers for engineers. Based on many… Read More

Engineering Staffing by Design Visionaries

You probably already know by now that Design Visionaries provides CAD training and design services. What you might not know is that we also provide engineering staffing. We train and vet degreed engineers for your specific company and job requirements. They are ready on day one, with… Read More

Join Steve Samuel for a Hardware Inventor’s meet-up!

Stephen Samuel, CEO of Design Visionaries, is going to take us through the process of selecting the right engineering tools for Computer Aided Design (CAD), and Product Data Management (PDM), throughout your product life cycle to drive product development. https://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/global/en/event/hardware-inventors-meetup/34907 When: Wednesday, August… Read More

NX12.0.2 is released and better than ever!

NX 12.0.2 is released. Unlike previous versions of NX, it does not require a previous NX 12 installation – you can install it as a base installation. https://community.plm.automation.siemens.com/t5/NX-Design-Forum/NX-12-0-2-Maintenance-Release-Announcement/td-p/508119

The Ultimate Chess Set in NX

This chess set is an example of how you can express a complex idea with a simple design. This is not technically challenging as it is mostly Extrusions with Unites and Subtractions but I believe it’s somewhat elegant. The board was designed with… Read More

Piggy Bank

This is a fairly simple model of an adorable piggy bank. A Revolve of an ellipse and an Extruded nose and legs. The eyes are spheres placed with a Point on Face command. The ears were 3 curves on angled planes created with… Read More