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by iank
Mon Mar 21, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Gadgets - General
Topic: Gadget SDK and Programatically Selecting Gadgets
Replies: 3
Views: 3232

Re: Gadget SDK and Programatically Selecting Gadgets

Seems my Gadget SDK pdf was either out of date or corrupt. Reinstalled the SDK and its all there in the documentation Doh!
by iank
Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Gadgets - General
Topic: Gadget SDK and Programatically Selecting Gadgets
Replies: 3
Views: 3232

Gadget SDK and Programatically Selecting Gadgets

I'm using Vcarve 8 and have created a few gadgets already to do repetitive tasks in my models. I'm currently looking at a gadget where I want to programatically create a series of contours and then create a standard toolpath for each one i.e. a pocket or a profile toolpath . Creating the contours is...
by iank
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Center finder for non CNC stock
Replies: 1
Views: 1664

Center finder for non CNC stock

Its a simple project I know but I just thought I might save someone a few hours.

I had a need to make up a centre finder for round and sometimes not so round stock for cutting on other machines.

So I just thought I'd share it here.
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by iank
Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: New guy here first cut with vcarve slightly successful
Replies: 5
Views: 1869

Re: New guy here first cut with vcarve slightly successful

"Looking at the piece I cut on my computer screen it ended up being flipped upside down when cut?" Have you checked the setup of your MACH 3 software and the coordinate system. I had a similar problem with my initial setup where I had set the activelow incorrectly on the y axis so it was cutting ups...
by iank
Fri Mar 14, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Bird feeding season is coming
Replies: 55
Views: 25991

Re: Bird feeding season is coming

Thanks for the DXF
by iank
Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Toy cars
Replies: 42
Views: 16963

Re: Toy cars

I had trouble finding 2inch wheels in the UK that were narrow enough for the metric stock timbers. So I created some simple wheels that use 15mm strip wood and 9mm dowel for the axles.
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by iank
Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Toy cars
Replies: 42
Views: 16963

Re: Toy cars

Dale,

Another thank you, this time from me. I have a couple of 3 year old nephews who will love these.

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Ian