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ScalePostions command. Model and short Video


ScalePositions command is NOT on the menu, Type the command:  ScalePostions



Added by Bob Koll on November 19, 2022 at 5:35pm — No Comments

GearGen for PC and Mac


GearGen download files by Thomas Anagnostou.    'Extract'…


Added by Bob Koll on November 4, 2022 at 11:21am — No Comments


What are the best shapes to make a beehive 12 layers tall and descending as you go up? I tried using truncated cone, but I think this needs to be improved. Thx.

Added by Linda Williams on November 2, 2022 at 5:34pm — 2 Comments

CNC Router Vise by Pete Sorenson

The information is given to you in a series of pdf sheets. 

A great project to make yourself or, better, give to a couple of students to tackle.  …


Added by Bob Koll on November 1, 2022 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Rhino Head using OpenNest in Grasshopper

Automatic Nesting of the 2d contours created to make the Rhino Head using your laser engraver.   I will do a followup video and Grasshopper definition to create the indexing and labeling of the laser-cut parts soon.  bk

Open Nest plugin for Grasshopper:  Open Nest at…


Added by Bob Koll on October 31, 2022 at 1:59pm — No Comments



I'm looking for the 'old' gallery.  The topical gallery that includes 'Student Work' postings.  When I connect with someone in the office, one of these days, I'll see if it still exists.


Added by Bob Koll on October 24, 2022 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Building the fastest sailboats in the world

Goodall Layout is among the few brand names that maintain all their design work in-house. Until now, this has actually shown effective for the business, whose watercrafts have actually won major champions on practically every continent. This group of designers (and avid sailors) are continuously seeking renovations.

" Every time we go out cruising as well as we see something that could be improved, we instantly check out repairs and also see if they make the…


Added by carl on October 13, 2022 at 2:56am — No Comments

SLM 3D Printing

With the growth of 3D Printing technologies and the extensive variety of 3D Printing materials, we have seen lots of different 3D Printing solutions such as SLA, SLS, as well as MJF. However all these technologies pointed out above are not planned to develop metal parts. Just how 3D Printing produce steel components, as well as what are the attributes of those metal components? In this article, we will certainly take a look at one of the steel 3D Printing innovations -…


Added by carl on October 11, 2022 at 12:16am — No Comments

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Table of Contents is the item to download.  Keep the pdf so it is accessible.  Click on a link or search the project posts with the 'search box'.

SubD Video Page…


Added by Bob Koll on September 25, 2022 at 8:34am — No Comments

Fonts & TextObjects: Find and Fix. Emphasizing CurveBoolean and Rebuild commands

Models, Notes, and Videos to help with 'problem' fonts:

   A few models and videos to help clean up TextObjects: …


Added by Bob Koll on September 8, 2022 at 2:24pm — No Comments

House Layout 11x8.5


11x8.5 Layout tutorial  (architectural):

Create a Layout (architectural) pdf…


Added by Bob Koll on May 16, 2022 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Inkscape useful for 'tracing' images in v5 Rhino

Inkscape will 'auto-trace' images to easily import into Rhino:

Inkscape Download page…


Added by Bob Koll on May 9, 2022 at 11:49am — No Comments

Rhino Head (mesh) ready to cut w CNC or Laser PLUS short intro to Section Tools

Model:  'Rhino Head' (image) downloaded from the internet.

It will probably be an 'Obj file' to 'import' into Rhino.

Series of 5 videos:   (Videos 4 to 6 minutes each)

Reduce Mesh count: Might not need to do this but…


Added by Bob Koll on April 12, 2022 at 11:46am — No Comments

Bolt Gen


Added by Bob Koll on March 30, 2022 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Clock Face: TextObject, Flow, & Record History

Step by step process, edit as needed

Download this word doc…


Added by Bob Koll on March 22, 2022 at 2:27pm — No Comments

"Hammer Time" - Getting Started Rhino 7 for Mac

Hammer Time Tutorial for Mac Rhino

Instructor: Mary Ann Fugier


Exercise 11-10, Level 1 Training Guide…


Added by Mary Fugier on March 18, 2022 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

NEW:  Training Materials

Download the latest V6 & v7 training manuals and models, click the link below:

Rhino v6+ Level one training manual and models

Rhino v6+ Level two training…


Added by Bob Koll on February 24, 2022 at 10:52am — No Comments

Pumpkin tutorial from Kulshan Middle school

v6 Rhino notes:  Open the ...Finished model below. (It is a v5 Rhino model).  Run this command: 'Rendering' (opens the rendering panel). Go to the bottom  and click 'Reset to Defaults'.  Set the Perspective view to 'Rendered' display mode. Save the model with a new name.  Render the model. 

It is a fun model to render on the pc or the mac.  'Plastic' material works well, color orange, of course.…


Added by Bob Koll on February 15, 2022 at 1:52pm — No Comments

A Lathe Dog... Modeling and Machining by Pete

This device is a necessary tool for your classroom metal lathe.     by Pete Sorenson

Click this link to:  …


Added by Bob Koll on January 11, 2022 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Making a thick veneer and bookmatched layout

Making a thick veneer & bookmatched layout

by Pete Sorenson

A downloadable document to get you started. It is created as if you might use your cnc router to…


Added by Bob Koll on November 30, 2021 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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