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Don LaCourse


Don LaCourse is the editor of 3DCADTips (www.3DCADTips.com), a Web site with more than 25,000 CAD and graphics resources, including 11,000 tips and 6,000 tutorials for topics such as Adobe Acrobat. Don also is a Cadalyst contributing editor and has spent the last 29 years working with and writing about CAD/CAM operations. Don lives and works in Cookeville, Tennessee.


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Cadalyst Labs Review: VX CAD/CAM v11   1 Sep, 2005
By: Don LaCourse

Hybrid surface/solids modeler integrates CAM

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Cadalyst Labs Review: VX CAD/CAM v11   1 Sep, 2005
By: Don LaCourse

Hybrid surface/solids modeler integrates CAM

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VX CAD/CAM V11-Hybrid Surface/Solid Modeler Integrates CAM   1 Sep, 2005
By: Don LaCourse

VX CAD/CAM is one of the best lesser-known applications on the market today. It's a hybrid modeler built on third-generation proprietary kernel technology. VX CAD/CAM supports advanced surface and solid modeling with optional integrated mold and die and CAM modules. Being a hybrid application means...more >>

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MCAD Modeling Methods: Scan This   15 Dec, 2004
By: Don LaCourse

Reverse engineering starts with 3D scanning

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MCAD Modeling Methods: Don't Reinvent the Wheel   1 Nov, 2004
By: Don LaCourse

The first rule of thumb for all designs: Use standard components! Why reinvent the wheel when literally millions of standard components are available from thousands of component manufacturers. Best of all, you can easily access these CAD models online and drop them right into designs, for free!...more >>

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Alibre Design 8.0   1 Nov, 2004
By: Don LaCourse

Alibre design is alibre's flagship product-a 3D parametric solid modeler with integrated online colllaboration tools that sells for far less than comparable applications.

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MCAD Modeling Methods: Mechanical CAD Today   1 Oct, 2004
By: Don LaCourse

I did check in with many mechanical CAD developers, and all report double-digit percentage increases in sales from this time last year.

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VX CAD/CAM v10   1 Oct, 2004
By: Don LaCourse

VX CAD/CAM is known for its ability to import and heal advanced surface data from other 3D CAD applications, a fact that has helped it find a niche in industrial design, mold making, and CAM applications in particular. Version 10 builds on this foundation with new global shape deformation...more >>

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VX CAD/CAM v10   1 Oct, 2004
By: Don LaCourse

VX CAD/CAM is known for its ability to import and heal advanced surface data from other 3D CAD applications, a fact that has helped it find a niche in industrial design, mold making, and CAM applications in particular. Version 10 builds on this foundation with new global shape deformation...more >>

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MCAD Modeling Methods: Mechanical CAD Today   1 Oct, 2004
By: Don LaCourse

I did check in with many mechanical CAD developers, and all report double-digit percentage increases in sales from this time last year.

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