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AutoCAD 2018

We would like to give a big thanks to all our customers from 2017!

Here’s wishing everyone a great year in 2018!

Thank you!

Check out the Mid Century Modern CAD symbols on the ArchBlocks website

Mid Century Modern CAD symbols blocks.

mid century screen cap

Wishing everyone a healthy and happy New Year!!

New ArchBlocks Statues Library

Take part in the Rendering in Autodesk 360 Contest to win fantastic prizes!

Click on the AUTODESK 360 link below;

Enter at AUTODESK 360





ArchBlocks Design Contest Winner December 2009

Jason Harris of Cordova Tennesee, is our December 2009 ArchBlocks Design Contest Winner. Jason used the add-on software to AutoCAD called “M-Color” to add the color fills and textures. Jason’s winning entry is shown below:

Jason Haris-01


ArchBlocks CAD Blocks Design Contest
ArchBlocks CAD Blocks Design Contest is holding a Design Contest every month for it’s clients that are using the ArchBlocks libraries in their projects. Please fell free to enter any month that you like. Each months winner will receive $100.00. The winning design each month will also be featured in the Design Gallery.

So send in your creative designs NOW!

There’s a new tutorial in my Free AutoCAD Tutorials section on the website. If you’ve wanted to know how to use and set up colors to plot grey tones/grey scales in Plot Styles, this tutorial will work you through all the steps.

05 Screen Chart

Example of plotted screened colors.

Check it out:

Screening Colors with Plot Styles in AutoCAD

If you have any questions, or comments, please send me a note at:

Contact Kevin

Thanks, and have a great day!

Make sure you check out all the latest happenings at the website!

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Newsletter October 2009

Just wanted to let everyone know that you can now post product reviews for any of the CAD libraries that you have purchased. This review process gives the ability to develop the libraries into what the customers really want. I look forward to the seeing the pros and cons of each product, and please feel free to let me know of any new CAD blocks libraries that you would like to see added to the ArchBlocks catalog of CAD Blocks.

If you have purchased any AutoCAD symbol libraries in the past, please write a review and let me know what you really think about the quality and value of your purchase.

Sincerely, Kevin McWhirter

This last few months has seen many new changes for the website. One of those changes is that Saddleback CAD, creator of the ArchBlocks products, has joined the Autodesk Developers Network. Look for the Authorized Autodesk Developer logo under the left menu bar on all the site pages.

Hello everyone!
I just added a Powerpoint Slideshow to my LinkedIn profile using the app from Check it out below…