Fusion 360 is one of our favorite CAD/CAM apps, and it works great with the Othermill. Whether you’re learning CAD for the first time or you’re an experienced CAM operator, these resources will get you milling in no time.
New to Fusion 360? Start here. These two resources will help you understand how Fusion 360 and the Othermill work together, and then walk you through your first project.
How do CAD, CAM, and milling fit together? This video breaks down the entire workflow of using Fusion 360 and the Othermill together.
Need an idea for a first project? Follow this step-by-step project tutorial to learn how to make a custom metal ring. Get started quickly with our downloadable 3D model, then tweak to your heart’s content.
Itching to work on your own Fusion 360 projects? Read these guides to get the background you need to explore the world of CAD and CAM.
If you’re new to manufacturing, CAD and CAM can be confusing concepts. This guide teaches you the difference between these two types of software and why you need to use both.
Have a 3D model you’d like to mill? This guide shows you how to use Fusion 360’s CAM features to prepare toolpaths for the Othermill.
No matter the milling project, you need to define your tools. Download this tool library to quickly configure Fusion 360 with all of the standard Othermill tools from our online store.
Building Your Skills
Experimenting with new materials? Trying to achieve ultra-high precision? These advanced resources help you navigate advanced Fusion 360 and Othermill projects.
Finding the right feeds and speeds is a difficult part of any machining task. From aluminum to wood, our guides give you the information you need to get milling quickly.
Large pieces of material can be more challenging to attach to the Othermill, so we've written up some best practices to make sure your parts are secure and perfectly aligned.
Use Fusion 360’s advanced tool library to create ultra-precise parts by accounting for specific tool geometry.