Monthly Archives: May 2021

Architect in situ – Hazelton, BC, CA | Works

Come build an architectural gem and develop a seed orchard atop a climate resilient landscape in northwestern British Columbia. Minimum duration of the assignment: July – December 2021 (with a strong possibility of extension) – flexible start date for the right person Work with us in three areas: 1. Owner-builder managed residence: We are a […]

Best AutoCAD to PDF Converter of 2021: Free & Paid DWG Conversion for Windows, Mac, Android & Online

The best AutoCAD to PDF file converters make it easy to transform your DWG and DXF files into an easy-to-read digital document format for distribution and archiving. The best AutoCAD to PDF converters AutoCAD is a design program using DWG and DXF files, which can normally only be opened with specific software from Autodesk. Converting […]

Types of CNC machines and applications

CNC machines have become very popular in recent years because they can accurately control a large number of parts. CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining is a complex production process that uses pre-programmed software to operate factory equipment and other factory machinery. CNC machines have become very popular in recent years, as they can accurately control […]

National flood risk layer | FEMA.gov

The National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL) is a geospatial database that contains current data on flood risk. FEMA provides flood risk data to support the national flood insurance program. You can use the information to better understand your flood risk level and the type of flooding. The NFHL consists of effective flood maps and Map […]

Learning from a mega-fire: Officials recap East Troublesome Fire and what it learned in Grand County

The disturbing eastern fire burned above Granby on the night of October 21. The growth of the wildfire triggered a number of evacuation orders, including the Trail Creek Subdivision and the US Highway 34 corridor.Eli Pace / [email protected] When the troublesome East Fire broke out, emergency service officials estimated it would take days to reach […]

Drama and dance speaker releases AutoCAD-focused publication for theatrical use – CFPCA

John keisling, lecturer and technical director in the theatrical field of the theater and dance department of Maggie Allesee, has released his new publication AutoCAD for Theatrical Drafting: A Resource for Designers and Technical Directors April 29, 2021. The 180-page book serves as an introduction to AutoCAD software, focusing on how to navigate the commands […]

West Grand remembers Mike Wilson’s passions, photographs and life lessons

Photos of Mike Wilson sitting in front of some of his wildlife photographs at a reception following a celebration of life for the West Grand High School photographer and educator. The school renamed its observatory on Saturday in honor of Wilson.Amy Golden / [email protected] West Grand High School principal Elizabeth Bauer will always remember how […]

Free 2D AutoCAD hybrid learning course at the GRETB training center

The GRETB training center is offering a free AutoCAD 2D course from May 10. AutoCAD is a design tool used by architects, civil engineers, product designers, and many other engineering professionals in a wide variety of industries. Learn how to use AutoCAD to create 2D drawings in this 13-week course. You will need to devote […]

How to Convert DXF to GCode on Windows 10

GCode a.k.a Geometric-code is a programming code that provides instructions to the CNC (Computer Numerical Control) and control. It basically tells CNC and 3D printing machines what or how to print designs. Now you can convert a drawing saved in AutoCAD Drawing Interchange Format (DXF) in GCode under Windows 10. To convert DXF to GCode, […]

What is the difference between 2D drawing, 3D modeling and BIM?

From cave paintings to complex living 3D models, humans have come a long way in drawing and visualizing objects. Architects, Engineers and Construction Professionals (AECs) can now do it all on one computer; Squares and rulers are not as popular as they used to be. 2D computer-aided design, 3D modeling, and BIM may all seem […]