COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby Lesa Duncan » Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:21 am

Stephanie Downing wrote:On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Nordic Santa ornament!

This cute Nordic inspired Santa character has been carefully modelled in Aspire (take a look at the video to see how it's modelled)

The ornament has a flat bottom so it can stand upright and is machined using three toolpaths, a roughing toolpath (1/4”End Mill), a finishing toolpath (1/8” Tapered Ball Nose) and a Profile toolpath (1/4” End Mill). Once machined the Santa ornament requires minimal cleanup, just a sand to remove the tabs and lift off any fuzzies.

The part was finished by applying a stain followed by a coat of shellac to accentuate the details!

Download the free project files and watch the full video on how this project was made now: https://www.vectric.com/vectric-communi ... ordicSanta

Happy making!

I made him tonight and I love him thank you stephanie!
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby Lesa Duncan » Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:22 am

Stephanie Downing wrote:On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Nordic Santa ornament!

This cute Nordic inspired Santa character has been carefully modelled in Aspire (take a look at the video to see how it's modelled)

The ornament has a flat bottom so it can stand upright and is machined using three toolpaths, a roughing toolpath (1/4”End Mill), a finishing toolpath (1/8” Tapered Ball Nose) and a Profile toolpath (1/4” End Mill). Once machined the Santa ornament requires minimal cleanup, just a sand to remove the tabs and lift off any fuzzies.

The part was finished by applying a stain followed by a coat of shellac to accentuate the details!

Download the free project files and watch the full video on how this project was made now: https://www.vectric.com/vectric-communi ... ordicSanta

Happy making!

I made him tonight and he is adorable thank you for sharing him!
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby rtibbs2018 » Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:37 pm

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To all The Vectric staff for these projects. Merry Christmas!

This was cut from a piece of Padauk and oil finished. The only change was to add a radius to the inside and outside of the border.
I think I'll add some veining to the Holly Leaves and cut a second one.
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby RebeccaJ » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:28 am

Hey All,

I see a few of you have been busy with the projects, thank you for sharing them with us they all look amazing! :D :D

Thank you!

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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby gibson22 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:23 pm

not letting me post my photo of my jewlery box i did any help
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby gibson22 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:33 pm

here is my jewlery box i`ve made and did 2 more will be doing 5 ty for all these projects its helping me learn as well
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby gibson22 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:44 pm

and here is my roaster it took me 24 hours do to the first one tail was short lol but roaster took me like 12 hours ill be fixing it up some as well
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby mtylerfl » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:28 pm

You’ve been mighty busy, gibson22! Thank you for sharing the photos with us!
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby gibson22 » Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:49 am

scotttarnor wrote:Thank You so much for all the Gifts ! I have only been able to complete one and the Granddaughter loves it !

realy nice work
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby redwood » Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:01 pm

Am I wrong, or do you need V-10 to enjoy these projects? A little disappointing, if you do.
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby mtylerfl » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:02 am

Hi redwood,

Each of the Free projects should be labeled on its description webpage with what software (Aspire or VCarve) and what version of the software you will need to be able to run the project. That way, you can see which projects are going to work with the software version you are using.

Naturally, older projects are compatible with older software versions and newer projects require newer software versions.
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby redwood » Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:11 am

As I assumed, I have Aspire 9.5. Even though some of the Xmas projects use the most basic toolpaths, that were probably available in the first version of V-Carve, they were created in V-10 and apparently not backward compatible. I guess I understand that, but I would think with the spirit of Xmas that some compatibility with slightly older versions would be available. I guess they have to draw the line somewhere and that is with the most current version.
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby russdent » Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:19 pm

Merry Christmas and thanks for all the gifts, Vectric! The projects are a great way to get acquainted with CNC and the software.

Boycott Black Friday almost worked. I was excited to make some snowflakes and use up some thin scraps of wood that had been lying around for years. Not having a small cutter sent me out to the local woodworking store to deal with the traffic and crowds on Black Friday though. In the end, it was worth the hassle because the snowflakes are very popular!
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My Merry Christmas sign was most fun because I got to combine elements from two projects and apply lessons learned from both. Applying them to an old piece of weathered barn wood made it really interesting. Now all I have to do is figure out how I'm going to finish it. LOL Thanks for the lessons, Beki and Todd!
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I'm excited to get going on some more.
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby scottp55 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:30 pm

Very nice contrast with the barn board one Russ!!
Like it!! :)
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Re: COMING SOON - 12 Projects of Christmas

Postby mtylerfl » Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:05 pm

I love the barn board plaque, too! Who knew there was such bright wood underneath that patina? Beautiful!
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