An example of slicing in cut 3D

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An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby rcjarvis » Thu Apr 01, 2010 6:51 pm

Hi all you Vectric enthousiasts, here's a sign project we have in the shop. My frien Éric wich does my 3D designs scratched is head till he bled when I told him what I wanted to do and mostly how I intended to do it. I wanted to use Styrofoam with magic smooth (abracadabra designs) for the rougher parts an HDU for the Pickup truck and fifth wheel. Since 3D cuts are causing me to have some steps lost(Z axis only),I decided to not go more than 2" thick per slice to limit "Z" travels. The background panel was done with V-Carve and the really cool prismatic lettering feature !!! The slice feature made it a breeze for me when it was time to program the routing.


Of course now the fun ( hard ) part begins, sanding and painting. I'll post some more pictures when this project is completed. It is a double faced 4' X 8'. It will have a starry night setting with moon over lake background, there is will also be an inflated boat and beach ball, thy are being routed as I'm writing this!

Note That parts have not yet been cleaned, some fuzzys are left)

Dan
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You can see all the slices.
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I Used different hdu colors to show slices.
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Don't throw it away, carve it !!!!
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby kilrabit » Fri Apr 02, 2010 3:42 am

The depth of that is going to be eye catching.


A lot of people do not realize how easy Vectric has made slicing, there are a lot of possibilities out there. When you get it finished, post a picture of it with something for scale, it looks like it will be very nice.
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby capnl » Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:07 am

Very nice job Dan,

Love to see it also when it's finished

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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby zeeway » Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:50 pm

Thanks for this great example of 3D slicing/modeling. Hmmm, maybe I need Cut 3D also.
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby rcjarvis » Sat Jun 05, 2010 2:49 pm

Hi guys , here's a picture of how it looked in my pick-up truck :


I'll post some pics of the final install later. There is another services sign that will be installed under this one, + we have to do some finishing on the suncap, paint the inside in black to make it fade in the background etc...

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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby moto633 » Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:42 pm

VERY NICE!!
thanks for posting

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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby johnchristensen » Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:18 am

That is awesome! Is that blue stuff the blue insulation foam? I think it is called EPP?

How did you finish it to protect it for the outdoors?
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby rcjarvis » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:57 pm

Hi, I covered the blue insulation foam with Abracadabraq design's Magic smooth. Some form of epoxy that is sold in buckets. Hard to mix, but once it is well mixed, it warms up and becomes aesy to spread.



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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby pro70z28 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:55 pm

That is a very cool LQQKin' sign. Great job.
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby Mick Martin » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:11 am

Very nice looking sign, great colors and a lot of depth.
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby MJCTexas » Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:01 am

That looks awesome, great work Dan!
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby metalworkz » Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:22 am

Looks great Dan! Thanks for posting the pictures and background information!
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby capnl » Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:56 pm

That's great Dan, bet your customer is a happy one !!!!

Keep on posting your work !!!

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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby customquint » Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:47 pm

very cool
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Re: An example of slicing in cut 3D

Postby tonydude919 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:30 am

That is some great work. The colors stand out nicely.

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