New to Design&Make? Here's a free project to get you going.

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New to Design&Make? Here's a free project to get you going.

Postby Todd Bailey » Fri Sep 09, 2016 4:22 pm


So you've never used one of our Design and Make CNC projects. Would it help if we had a step by step video to get
you started and a free project so you can follow along?

Interested? Well we just happen to have exactly that and a ton of inspiration!
All you need to do is head over to our Getting Started page and it's all there.

Link to the Getting Started Page -

The Free Project -


If you are a VCarve Desktop, Pro 8 or Aspire user download the .V3M version.

The Video -

Once you have the project installed you can follow along with the Getting Started video and see just how easy it is.
Design and Make - Getting Started Splash.jpg
Getting Started Guide - Video

Link to video -

Some Inspiration -

Check out this finished project that uses the Assembled layout in the free Heart and Ribbon CNC project.


Thanks Don Harding for sending this in to us.

And after that -

Once you get started it's as easy as....

Pop's Tool Shop No.2 was used in the above example -

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Be safe and let the chips fly!
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