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by iacomputerguy
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Cut3D - Gallery
Topic: 66 Ford Cobra Pine Car
Replies: 4
Views: 9773

66 Ford Cobra Pine Car

My daughter (8) attends AWANA which is a kids club at our church.( Click here to learn more. ) They have a Grand Prix, similar to the Scout's Pinewood Derby. Since I have a CNC router now, I thought I'd help her take her car up a notch. Between the use of Google SketchUp and Cut3D we were able to ma...
by iacomputerguy
Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: cutting slot width
Replies: 3
Views: 1805

Re: cutting slot width

Thanks for your replies. I’ll have to look into the VCarve cutting 2D fluting paths. I’m new to this whole thing. (I do have VCarve.) I checked the tool size and it is the same as what I input. Looking at the tool path though, no matter what size tool I put in it will be too wide. The last pass on e...
by iacomputerguy
Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: cutting slot width
Replies: 3
Views: 1805

cutting slot width

I'm trying to cut a 3/4" wide slot. I saved the slot as a 3ds file and brought it in to Cut3D, but when I cut it I get a 1 " wide slot. I realize that this is my 1/4" cutter (1/2 on each slide of the slot), but why is it not taking that into account? (See toolpath below) Originally I wanted to cut s...
by iacomputerguy
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: How to cut a dished shape with nothing around it.
Replies: 6
Views: 7319

How to cut a dished shape with nothing around it.

Hi, I’m new to the whole CNC thing, so please forgive me if this is totally novice. I’ve watched a few tutorials and did a bit of searching, but did not find what I was looking for. I’m wanting to cut a dished shape out of the top of a board (like the inside of a spoon, see attached file). I created...