Welcome to...


Paul Munford Circular

Paul Munford

Welcome to the CAD Setter Out.

 Tips, tricks and Tutorials to learn AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor.

New to CSO? Click here to Start!

I believe that your CAD software shouldn’t limit your creativity or productivity!

Find out more here: Weekly CAD tips


Cadsetterout.com Start Here

New to the CAD Setter Out?

Click here to get started!

The CAD Setter out - AutoCAD

AutoCAD Tutorials

Learn how to use AutoCAD to create great 2D technical drawings quickly and efficiently.  

The CAD Setter Out - Autodesk Inventor

Inventor Tutorials

Learn how to model your designs in with Autodesk Inventor, then create drawings and cutting tickets from the model.

The CAD Setter Out - Technical Drawing standards

Technical drawing

Find out how to apply the British and International Technical Drawing standards to your drawings.

Recent posts

Five Pillars of Effective CAD Management

Five pillars of effective CAD Management | Autodesk University 2016

Come and meet Paul Munford at Autodesk University 2016. Paul will be presenting 'Five pillars of Effective CAD Management'.

Autodesk Inventor Stress Analysis Tutorial

How to get started with Autodesk Inventor Stress Analysis

Welcome along to another guest post on Cadsetterout.com. Thanks very much to Viktor Rask of CADmode.com for this Awesome introduction...

Stormtroopers at AU 2015

Cadsetterout class submissions for Autodesk University 2016

Didn’t we just get back from Autodesk University 2015?! The great machine that is AU keeps on turning and it’s...

What’s new in Autodesk Inventor 2017?

What’s new in Autodesk Inventor 2017?

Are you trying to find out what's new in Autodesk Inventor 2017? This article takes you through all of the major new features, from 3D Sketching to AnyCAD, via Mesh mo support and the new Inventor publisher presentation environment.

Autodesk Inventor Patten Optimzation

Autodesk Inventor Pattern Optimisation

I to Pattern. I Geometry and I have Draughtsman’s OCD. Patterns speak to me ;) I can happily...

AutoCAD Keyboard Shortcuts

AutoCAD Keyboard Shortcuts, easy productivity hack!

Thanks very much to Nick Williams of Acuity training for this excellent AutoCAD Keyboard Shortcuts productivity hack. If you’d like to...