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nmjshaw150
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woodworking addins

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07-14-2013 11:10 AM

Hi

 

apart from the addin Tools4Woodworkers (because they never reply to you ever), are there any good addins for woodworking? they dont have to be free and im happy to purchase, i just cant find any. Inventor is great for woodworking but tools available are or seem to be extremely limited

 

 

thanks

 

 

Nigel

 

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BarryZA
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Re: woodworking addins

07-16-2013 02:41 AM in reply to: nmjshaw150

What are you looking for?

 

I've done quite a bit of modelling in this line and never found Inv. lacking.

 

Try this site for some interesting workflows:http://opendesignproject.org/2011/12/08/autodesk-inventor-tutorial-shaker-table-1/

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nmjshaw150
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Re: woodworking addins

07-16-2013 02:45 AM in reply to: BarryZA

Hi

 

the Tools4Woodworking addin looks good in respect of parts preparation onto separate drawing sheets and detailed BOM which is much quicker than the manual method. Its the same as everything, you dont know what you are looking for until you come across something.

 

the T4W btw never gets a response when you contact them. not entirely sure how they sell it lol

 

 

 

thanks

 

 

Nigel

 

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Wooder
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Re: woodworking addins

08-14-2013 05:36 AM in reply to: nmjshaw150

Hi,

where did you find "Tools4woodworkers"? I found on google "Tools4Inventor" and the add-on named "Woodwork for Inventor". Are you talking about the same thing?

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nmjshaw150
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Re: woodworking addins

08-14-2013 05:49 AM in reply to: nmjshaw150

HI

 

If it from Widon Associates then yes they ar the same :smileyhappy:

 

Nige

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Wooder
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Re: woodworking addins

08-19-2013 04:25 AM in reply to: nmjshaw150

Yes I know that Steven Widom promotes "Woodwork for Inventor" add-on, which is become more and more popular in USA. But I also found future event in UK about "Woodwork for Inventor". This webinar on internet will be held by UK company - Micro Concepts. This event is for free so I think it's good time to get acquaintance with this products - http://uk.gep.autodesk-services.com/registration/9819

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Wooder
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Re: woodworking addins

09-24-2013 05:27 AM in reply to: Wooder

I just found out, that Woodwork for Inventor will be presented at AU 2013 (5th of December 10 AM). 

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