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v carving

Postby cusoak » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:04 pm

I know that cut 2D does not v carve letters but I have an opportunity to do some signs that would pay for the up grade to Vcarve.
So what I need know is this
I need to put in the design Est 2018 and I would like to know how small this can be v carved and look nice Thinking .75 high
And what size bit would it take to cut it.
Thanks Jeff
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Re: v carving

Postby Adrian » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:17 pm

You can download the VCarve trial to see for yourself in the preview.

The font can make a big difference as well. A 60 degree bit would work ok with a font like Times.
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Re: v carving

Postby FixitMike » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:47 pm

I VCarve 3/16" high "Crafted by......" in some of my projects, using a 45 degree bit. Times New Roman.
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Re: v carving

Postby cusoak » Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:10 pm

Thanks Jeff
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Re: v carving

Postby kstrauss » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:15 pm

The smallest legible lettering also depends on the material. For example, I often use a diamond drag tool to produce lettering less than 1/8-inch high on anodized aluminum.
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