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by mark296
Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:05 am
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: CarveWright machine & Windows Vista?
Replies: 7
Views: 7858

Re: CarveWright machine & Windows Vista?

Tony, Today at school my teacher directed me to the Sears.com website to look at this CompuCarve, I then immediately ran over to vectric.com to see if it would be compatible. If I am understanding you correctly, this means I would be able to create Lithophanes in Aspire, export them as 2D grayscale...
by mark296
Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Looking for experienced Aspire Users to help.
Replies: 30
Views: 6384

Re: Looking for experienced Aspire Users to help.

Rcnewcomb wrote:I must say I was surprised by the responses on this thread.
I am disappointed in the response I have seen here. Totally uncalled for.
by mark296
Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:41 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: What VCarve pro can do and has done
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

Re: What VCarve pro can do and has done

Mark can you explain how you went about doing that with v carve? Thanks, Nick Hi Nick, First everything that was not part of the design was cut down by .11 leaving the raised carving, vines and all. The shell was done with a ballnose and roundover bit that I designed. The roundover bit cut around t...
by mark296
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:44 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: What VCarve pro can do and has done
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

Re: What VCarve pro can do and has done

All I did was the carving on top. Thank you for your support and kind words. Sorry if I miss led anybody.
by mark296
Sat Mar 13, 2010 4:56 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: What VCarve pro can do and has done
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

What VCarve pro can do and has done

Just wanted everybody know what you can do with VCarve pro. But first a little about myself. I have been working at the mother plant of Ethan Allen for 21 years before they were shutdown. After working there for 10 years they acquired a 2head and a 4head CNC machine. Well I thought that it was nothi...
by mark296
Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Smooothing Bit Map pics
Replies: 7
Views: 1910

Re: Smooothing Bit Map pics

Ok all you pros, I imported a bit map pic provided by a customer for simple room signs. It is a clip art pic. When I scale it, it gets choppy from bit to bit. How do I smooth out the bits as to make the cut smoooooth. I think it is in the whole edit vector thing, which is currently is lost on me, a...
by mark296
Mon Jun 15, 2009 2:58 am
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: "trimwork" with aspire
Replies: 14
Views: 7925

Re: "trimwork" with aspire

Thank you Viktor, Very nice explanation.
by mark296
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:49 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 3D carving
Replies: 4
Views: 1469

Re: 3D carving

Use a 10% or less stepover on the 1/8 inch bit.
by mark296
Sun May 31, 2009 1:03 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Aspire sign making fun.
Replies: 5
Views: 1806

Re: Aspire sign making fun.

Wow... Very nice.
by mark296
Mon May 25, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: New Shop Door!
Replies: 17
Views: 3628

Re: New Shop Door!

I like it. Very nice door.
by mark296
Fri May 22, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Hi, ALL ;) please help me with 3D modeling.
Replies: 35
Views: 7479

Re: Hi, ALL ;) please help me with 3D modeling.

[quote="joecnc2006"]Heres an example of what i'm doing now. I use David LaserScanner 3d scanning to make a model then bring it into aspire and create my components.

Joe, can I ask what camera and laser you are using? Nice scan.
by mark296
Thu May 21, 2009 7:43 pm
Forum: Control Software related questions
Topic: A new and exciting problem for the "Pros" out there!
Replies: 8
Views: 2655

Re: A new and exciting problem for the "Pros" out there!

Check static discharge from the dust collection and router or spindle. I had that problem from the dust collection being to close to the motor wires.
by mark296
Thu May 21, 2009 2:00 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Carved bowl / platter
Replies: 35
Views: 14051

Re: Carved bowl / platter

Nice work Tim.
by mark296
Sat May 02, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: New to Vectric and wondering about VectorArt Files
Replies: 5
Views: 1117

Re: New to Vectric and wondering about VectorArt Files

You need at least VCarve Pro to do signs. The 3d files should be setup to size first before importing them in to VCarve Pro.
by mark296
Sat May 02, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Restauration of ornament for Railway Museum
Replies: 16
Views: 5080

Re: Restauration of ornament for Railway Museum

Nice, I am going to have to get a Nextengine scanner. So far it looks like you almost have the finished product. Nice wook.