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by maineshops
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: VCarve - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Box core bit for plastic?
Replies: 10
Views: 1181

Re: Box core bit for plastic?

I cut a lot of plastic. I use 1/8 cheep end mill . On advice from a job shop I rigged an air hose to the bit with 10lbs of pressure to cool the bit. Makes a big difference. Dan
by maineshops
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Project enhancement
Replies: 8
Views: 1885

Re: Project enhancement

Great work and a thoughtful project. Dan
by maineshops
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Getting schooled on Vcarve in USA
Replies: 24
Views: 2039

Re: Getting schooled on Vcarve in USA

I’m 78 yrs old and computer illiterate. Between the fine tutorials and this group i have had no trouble learning to work with my home built machine and crank out some fine work. There is a third element to the process..... “DO”. I heat my house with the mistakes that I make. For me I need to play wi...
by maineshops
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Hardware related questions
Topic: Machine went crazy
Replies: 13
Views: 1884

Re: Machine went crazy

Cut the same pattern and it went just fine. I appreciate each thought on my issues and thanks Dan
by maineshops
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Hardware related questions
Topic: Machine went crazy
Replies: 13
Views: 1884

Re: Machine went crazy

Leo thanks much , I’m having trouble understanding how the problem came up on the second run after it ran the first one ran ok. I am not very literate on this subject so you have to spoon feed me a tad.i don’t mind digging for information if I know what to dig for. Dan
by maineshops
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Hardware related questions
Topic: Machine went crazy
Replies: 13
Views: 1884

Re: Machine went crazy

I ran this pattern with ventricle machinist are there any special things I need to do to run the pattern in vcarve
by maineshops
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Hardware related questions
Topic: Machine went crazy
Replies: 13
Views: 1884

Re: Machine went crazy

Thanks much for the input. I’ll. Check each point and correct any possible issue a d proceed. Dan
by maineshops
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Hardware related questions
Topic: Machine went crazy
Replies: 13
Views: 1884

Machine went crazy

I cut a pattern from design and make yesterday and it cut perfectly..today I cut the same pattern and half way through it plunged down in Z about .100 and ran off the pattern in y about an inch. Any ideas what might cause this phenomenon. As it was doing this the stepper made a growling noise off an...
by maineshops
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Vectric Certification Program/Test
Replies: 24
Views: 2666

Re: Vectric Certification Program/Test

Well said Scott
by maineshops
Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Edit issue
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Re: Edit issue

Just a dumb spot on this ol brain
by maineshops
Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Edit issue
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Re: Edit issue

Thanks Adrian got it
by maineshops
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Edit issue
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Edit issue

I’ve imported a line drawing and am making changes to it. When I shorten some lines it shows them shortened in the preview but cuts them long as in original version I’m missing something basic I think. I added numbers and they cut just fine . Dan
by maineshops
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Sign board
Replies: 10
Views: 1159

Re: Sign board

Thanks for the suggestions group. I’ll be near a lows store tomorrow and I’ll stop in
by maineshops
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Sign board
Replies: 10
Views: 1159

Re: Sign board

Thanks Leo .....We make templates for ma,s quilting machine. Simply a 1/4 inch board 10in wide x 8 ft long that has a 1/8x18dp grove cut in it in a floral pattern that she follows with a spring loaded styalist . We use 2 4ft long pieces and tile it. Our supplier went out of buesniss and our source w...
by maineshops
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Sign board
Replies: 10
Views: 1159

Sign board

What kind of plastic signboard is used on the Cnc for engraving,cutting,? Where do you get it? Tx Dan