Top 10 Furniture Trends of the Decade

Top 10 Furniture Trends of the Decade

The top 10 furniture trends of the decade came about the way trends in furniture always do, dictated by who is buying, and how they live. Trends should not to be confused with fads, which are fickle, but should be seen as the undercurrents that drive what you see.

Some of the forces working behind the furniture trends for this decade are that furniture buyers are younger, and women, with more buying power than ever, are more involved in choosing and buying furniture. Technology is an integral part of our lives, the globe seems to be shrinking, and there is a rising concern for the environment. Continue reading…

Woodwork for Inventor – new CAM

 

Woodwork for Inventor has an optional CAM feature. The user, after designing a furniture item in the Autodesk Inventor +Woodwork for Inventor environment, can use the model geometry directly when generating CNC programs for woodworking machine tools. The software is designed to ensure an easy and fast generation of a CNC program and to avoid potential errors to the maximum extent possible. Continue reading…

Woodwork for Inventor – what’s new in upcoming v6

HOME LICENSE

Each commercial licenses with subscription gets an additional license for home usage.
Now user can work at home.

 

THE MATERIAL & APPEARANCE ASSETS WIZARD

Now user can move Autodesk Inventor material and appearance assets library to a new place on the network drive or their own computer drive without broking the links in the material and appearance library and in appearance assets definition, which are located in Autodesk Inventor components.

 

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CAD+CAM vs Integrated system transfer of geometry

 

Today, furniture manufacturers often use a combination of two software tools for furniture design and CNC preparation.

  1. CAD+CAM: products from different manufacturers are used. For example, AutoCAD and MasterCAD or Autodesk Inventor and Alphacam, etc.
  2. Integrated systems: an integrated solution from the same manufacturer which include both CAD and CAM. For example, IMOS, Cabinet Vision, TopSolid’Wood, etc.

 

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Mission Furniture – Autodesk Inventor – Woodworking

 

Mr. Steven Widom, who is our business partner in USA and Canada markets, had a webinar about Autodesk Inventor and Woodwork for Inventor software capabilities and perfect suitability for woodworkers. The representatives from 148 furniture making companies participated at this webinar. So we decided to share it for public. Thanks to Mr. Widom for his permission.