CNC OVERVIEW

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WHAT IS A CNC ROUTER? Thanks for inquiring about the CNC router at the BAC. A CNC router is a 3-axis (x, y, z) digital fabrication tool used for cutting sheet stock (plywood, foam, etc.) as either 2D cuts (similar to the laser cutter) or 3D contours (such as a…

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The SHOP

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WHAT/WHERE IS THE BAC SHOP? The Shop is located in the basement of 320 Newbury Street and is appropriate for milling and shaping wood and other non-metallic materails. It features a full suite of power and hand tools, including: – 10″ table saw with fence – 3-Blade Counter-Top Planer -…

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ADVANCED: BLENDER

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What is BLENDER? Blender is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized…

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GRASSHOPPER PLUGINS – SELF INSTALL

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Some Grasshopper plugins need to be installed by the end user as they are dependent on the user’s profile. Below are the instructions for installing them and links to the most common plugins that users can install themselves. Instructions: 1. Open Rhino 5 2. In the Command Line Type: GrasshopperFolders…

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ARCHICAD TUTORIALS

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The following ArchiCAD Training Series documents and example files are provided by Graphisoft. Volume 1- The ArchiCAD BIM Concept – Vol. 1 PDF – Sample File Volume 2 – Basic ArchiCAD – Vol. 2 PDF Volume 3 – Intermediate ArchiCAD – Vol. 3 PDF – Vol. 3 Additional Files

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SKETCHUP TUTORIALS

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  The Getting Started series of videos will get you quickly up to speed with the essentials of Sketchup. The Getting Started sections has four videos, they cover: Part 1 – Learn the basics of working in SketchUp. Part 2 – Dimensions, Accuracy, Combining Surfaces, Offset, and more… Part 3 – Creating…

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RHINO TUTORIALS – MASTER LIST

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  BELOW IS A COLLECTION OF TUTORIALS FOR RHINO This page will be updated as new and useful tutorials are found. Rhino’s own Tutorial Gallery Interface Basics Getting Started Model a Simple Building – (Great for SketchUp Users!) Freeform Modelling Get the Manual! MORE TO COME! Click here to bookmark…

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TOP TEN TIPS FOR INDESIGN

Terry White, An Adobe Suite Guru, made this great video tutorial on the TOP 10 things you’ll want to do in InDesign. If you have the time, watch the whole thing. If you’re in a rush, there are links to each specific step below the video. STEP 1 DOCUMENT SETUP 7…

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