Fun with CAD

3D CAD

Computer Aided Design or CAD has provided everyone from professionals to hobbyist an opportunity to create almost anything their imagination can come up with in a virtual world. Then they can manipulate and change any part of it until it's exactly what they envisioned.

My go-to CAD program has been Google SketchUp now known as Trimble SketchUp. Since it's release back in 2001 it has grown in prominence and scope. The Pro version enables professional-level functionality like material stresses, environmental impacts and more.

As part of the SketchUp, ecosystem user can utilize the 3D Warehouse, a repository of user-uploaded models and textures. The 3D warehouse has grown to hundreds of thousands of models from models of sewing needles to a detail recreation of planet Mars. Below, I show off some of my most popular models in my warehouse or view all my models at the 3D warehouse HERE.

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A Large ground-based radio satellite dish used for large-scale communication with orbiting stations and other communication devises on distant planets.

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The Fender Telecaster, is typically a dual-pickup, solid-body electric guitar made by Fender. Its simple yet effective design and revolutionary sound broke ground and set trends in electric guitar manufacturing and popular music. This was inspired by a former room mate had.

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62 foot yacht with a sailing rig accompanied with a 600hp on-board engine so one can enjoy the speed of a power boat and relaxation of sailing.

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