Fantastic Friday #011 | AU2020

So, here we are. Fantastic Friday #011. You may have noticed my absence from blogging for a while. I have had to focus on business and family. We are now in our SECOND lockdown here in the UK, and I just battened down the hatches for a while. COVID sucks. At this time of year, […]

Motivation Monday #010 | Revit – THE Open Letter to Autodesk

Welcome to Motivation Monday #010 from Not Just CAD! It is a serious one this week, but before I start, I MUST apologise for being off the radar for some time. I have had some personal matters to deal with and I needed to take the necessary time to heal, reflect and move forward. Those […]

Terrific Tuesday #005 | FM & COVID-19

I want to refer you back to last week’s Terrific Tuesday #004, where I talked you through a simple COVID-19 classroom drawing I created in AutoCAD. Imagine that scene in a classroom, back in 1918, with the Spanish flu pandemic. According to Wikipedia, it killed 500 million worldwide. There were no computers, no AI to […]

Terrific Tuesday #004 | AutoCAD – A simple COVID 19 classroom

I took a Monday out yesterday. Within the current climate, you must deal with personal stuff, and yesterday was one of those days. Right now, I see the lockdown as a way to be flexible. OK, so you might not get all the things done you want to in a day. Relax. You WILL get […]

Motivation Monday #009 | Revit – Simple Roof Discipline

Welcome to the Motivation Monday series from Not Just CAD! Here we go, Motivation Monday #009! It’s the start of another week in lockdown for me here in the UK, and I’m sure most of you are currently working from home due to this nasty Coronavirus (COVID-19), and I sincerely hope you and all your […]

Fantastic Friday #010 | AutoCAD – Customizing Your Crosshairs & Pickbox

Another Fantastic Friday. Fantastic Friday #010, in fact! As you start to enjoy the new features in AutoCAD 2021, did you know that you do not have to just use AutoCAD ‘out of the box’? You can customize the AutoCAD interface to fulfil your needs around what you are designing. I am going to cover […]

Terrific Tuesday #003 | Unbroken – The Invictus Choir

You may have noticed my absence from blogging for a week or so. Sometimes work, life, and general existence take precedence. Yep, I have been busy with CADFM and future posts will explain all of that. In the meantime, I want to blog about something thing totally unrelated to CAD, BIM, AutoCAD or Revit. I […]

Fantastic Friday #009 AutoCAD | Creating a title block (YouTube)

So, here we are again. Fantastic Friday #009. I am making the foray into the wilds of YouTube this week, to extend the reach of the blog and to give you even MORE knowledge. Plus, being at home, due to the coronavirus situation, gives me more time to give YOU more things to learn too! […]

Terrific Tuesday #002 | AutoCAD Quick Tip – Measuring Areas – Part 4

So, here’s Terrific Tuesday #002. Our last Terrific Tuesday was caused by my brain not functioning well in isolation, as I forgot what day bin day was. This time, it’s because it was Easter Monday yesterday in the UK, and I decided to enjoy the public holiday we have here, even though I was only […]

Fantastic Friday #008 | Revit 2021 (plus the new website!!)

So, here we are again. Fantastic Friday #008. A weird type of Easter starts today, so I hope you all have a great Good Friday and Easter weekend. I know that we are all going a bit stir crazy but, PLEASE stay at home and protect those who are vulnerable and on the front line. […]