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Welding Weldments Together

by Steve Ostrovsky, TPM

Everything you need to know to make your Weldments stick together and then some. Setting up profiles, folder structuresand custom properties, line selection, groups/members and preparation of your Cut Lists for drawings. Also, using Weldments for Wood, in conjunction with Sheet Metal and Weldments with no structural members.

Download here: Welding Weldments Together

If you download the PowerPoint and it saves as a *.zip file, just rename it to .pptx and it will work fine.


  1. Steve Burke Steve Burke
    May 1, 2011    

    When you download the above file it downloads incorrectly as a .ZIP file. You have to rename the file extension to .PPTX Then it opens ok.

    • May 2, 2011    

      That’s strange, Steve. When I download the file it shows up as a .pptx file.

      If anyone else has this happen, please leave a comment.

  2. Steve Burke Steve Burke
    May 5, 2011    

    Hi Charles,

    It seems to be an Internet Explorer issue. It works fine on firefox. On IE8 on Win7 x64 it gives me a Zip file download.

    Actually with Opera 11.10 it gives me a Zip file download too.

  3. GlennJ GlennJ
    May 18, 2011    

    What software is needed to see the downloaded presentation?

  4. May 18, 2011    

    GlennJ – PowerPoint – If you don’t have PowerPoint, you can get a viewer for it here:

  5. GlennJ GlennJ
    May 18, 2011    

    Steve, thanks, what is happening is the download comes in as a ZIP. I read on another link to rename to pptx and all works. Thanks again.

  6. Derek Westwood Derek Westwood
    July 18, 2012    

    Wouldn’t download at all for me!

    • Charles Charles
      July 18, 2012    

      Sorry about that, Derek.

      I have spent quite a bit of time thwarting hackers, and some of my links were broken because of that. Everything should be working again.

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