Update: Want To Learn Civil 3D? Introducing The C3D Crash Course!

Update: The course is available now for instant download on Gumroad. Order the Civil 3D Crash Course Now   Hey Everybody! Brandon here, back with a big new update and exciting news on the Blog! I’m excited to share this with all of you now, if you follow me on the email newsletter (it’s definitely worth it! You can sign up on the right sidebar if you’re not already) you’ve likely already heard […]

Civil 3D: How to add Dynamic Reference Grids, Scale Bars and North Arrows – 2 Minute Tuesday

Hey Everybody, Brandon here back with another new 2 minute Tuesday, though to be fair, this one isn’t even close to being under 2 minutes. I think you’ll still really enjoy it though since it covers 3 great layout tools in Civil 3D. If you’re new to C3D or simply just looking to learn some new tricks, this video will be perfect for you. It’s a little more advanced than […]

What is the Best AutoCAD Mouse? – A CAD Gear Guide 2016

In todays post I am kicking off my 2016 gear guides for CAD designers and drafters. I get a ton of questions from my youtube channel and email list but never seem to have enough time to answer them all. Many of them are a form of “What’s the best (insert gadget/peripheral) for AutoCAD” ranging from best mouse, monitor or PC, all the way to chairs and desks etc.. I […]

Quit Wasting Time with these 5 Productivity Tricks

  5 Productivity Tips that will save you hours: 1. Always Use Both Hands: By using both of your hands as input devices you allow yourself to focus on two separate tasks. Using your left hand as your keyboard input so much time can be saved by entering commands via the command line instead of finding and clicking the icon to initiate that same command. For example; say you’re looking […]

AutoCAD Tutorial: How to Insert a Title Block

So I’ve finally gotten around to putting together a quick and easy to follow tutorial in order to insert a Title Block into your drawings layout space. I feel like I have somehow been missing this as a video tutorial before now and I don’t know why… I’ve been giving away my own title blocks for months with no video or tutorial explain how to insert them in to your […]

An AutoCAD Cheat Sheet and Being More Productive

If you’ve been a subscriber to my newsletter (you can subscribe in the sidebar;) ) for a little while you already know how much I like productivity tips and tricks. I try to include one in each of my newsletters. When it comes to drafting and especially freelance cad work there are so many ways to save yourself time and in return make more money that it’s hard to implement […]

How to Insert and Georeference a Google Earth Image in AutoCAD

Update: I reacently made a new updated version of this video with a quicker and easier way to import a georeferenced Google Earth Image into AutoCAD. Check out the new method and video here: Insert & Georeference a Google Earth Image – Plex.Earth Update Today I was asked how to quickly bring a google earth image into plain AutoCAD and have it line up with some property lines from a city website. […]