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The Incredible Shrinking Drawing and a Good Website.

Tonight’s post will be very short, but it actually will be about two subjects. First I am embedding a new video I have created about CAD. Second, I am going to recommend a web site about electrical and electronics theory.

Some co-workers told me about the website All About Circuits. The site is very well

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Thinking my way toward the ideal sheet metal brake.

a generic pan.

There is a term called “paralysis by analysis”. It is the trap a person can fall into trying to create perfect and never getting anything done. However, there is also a term for going out and purchasing something that sounds great, and then finding it will not do the job. It

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Using Manufacturers drawings in LibreCAD

A manufactures drawing being used in LibreCAD

Many manufacture’s have dxf files of their products available for download. These can be used in LibreCAD as well as the high-priced proprietary CAD programs. In the embedded video I show how you can download and use these files for components in your projects.

The example I

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Creating Scaled Borders for LibreCAD

The Base drawing – scaled to create the others.

I have created scaled borders for North American letter size paper and am making them available for download. The problem with scaling drawings is it is relatively easy to scale the borders, but the hassle comes with scaling the dimension text and arrows. By creating

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Removing old, glued down, vinyl flooring.

The room after we were done with it.

This site is not about typical do-it-yourself home remodeling but I just put a large amount of effort in doing just that and I think I have something to add so I will add it. The room was in bad shape and our Granddaughter will be

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The Loudspeaker- Tieing both the electrical and mechanical together.

The cross section of a Loudspeaker

Previously, we attempted to “divorce” the electrical from the mechanical portions of a loudspeaker, but we were only semi-successful at doing that. Today we are going to have a reconciliation and get both parts doing their job and working together like a hand in a glove. They really

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