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Saving CAD time by repurposing cutting tools

By Darla Alvarez, The Gilded Artisan

Just as you find new uses for worn burs or files at the bench, you can also breathe new life into virtual CAD tool staples. Using traditional surface modeling techniques can be time consuming, especially on what is otherwise a simple design. By repurposing the existing cutting tools in your CAD program, you can eliminate many of these struggles. The following are three examples.