Using the SOLIDWORKS Stick Fonts for CNC Machining

Article by Chris Briand, CSWE updated January 22, 2014

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In this video I will show you how to apply SOLIDWORKS Stick Fonts so that we can output single line geometry for laser Engraving, Water Jet, or Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining. This long-time requested feature for an open, single line font has been fulfilled.

The font that you will need to select within your sketched text is “OLFSimpleSansOC”.

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Chris Briand, CSWE

Chris has been educating and supporting Engineers, Designers and IT Personnel within the 3D CAD industry since 2002, and was adopted into the fantastic team of applications experts here at Javelin Technologies in early 2006 and migrated along with his team members to the TriMech Solutions team in 2021.  Chris enjoys the continuous learning driven by the ingenuity and challenges Designers bring forward. Innovation using 3D Printing, 3D CAD and other technologies, combined with a diverse background as a technologist, allows Chris to find solutions that accelerate Designers, and take Design Teams to new heights. Chris is currently being held at an undisclosed location, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.