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by fixtureman
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Push-Thru Acrylic
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Re: Push-Thru Acrylic

I use air nozzle to blow the chips out of the kerf and help cool the acrylic
by fixtureman
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Change from mm to inches when exporting as STL
Replies: 12
Views: 1921

Re: Change from mm to inches when exporting as STL

On my laser software it sees everything in MM so I have to export my files from Aspire in MM to get the correct size. I design in inches and then go to job size and position and change to mm then export it
by fixtureman
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: A Really Good "Trick"
Replies: 15
Views: 3641

Re: A Really Good "Trick"

A wise man once said a computer was the dumbest machine there is it can't do anything without human input
by fixtureman
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: .crv file
Replies: 9
Views: 1846

Re: .crv file

I have Aspire 8.5 so I don't think I could open them
by fixtureman
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: .crv file
Replies: 9
Views: 1846

Re: .crv file

Hello Samuel and Michael, In answer to Michael's question --- fundraising. In fact, I have a website that sells Physical woodcrafts and CNC .crv files of projects I have created in V-Carve Pro and all PROCEEDS go to ' FAMILIES IN NEED "! Website address is "Hoganscnccrafts.com None of my project fi...
by fixtureman
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: For an Old Friend
Replies: 24
Views: 4299

Re: For an Old Friend

Just a quick question how much does it cost for the copy right useage. I would like to do something along the same line only with a little message on it
by fixtureman
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Machining Perspex
Replies: 23
Views: 5225

Re: Machining Perspex

If it is balling up and gummy then it may be that the acrylic is extruded and not cast. Cast cuts nice and clean.
by fixtureman
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Dividing a circle in segments
Replies: 13
Views: 3638

Re: Dividing a circle in segments

I do this by drawing my circle to size then draw a .062 inch circle and use the copy along vector.
by fixtureman
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Machining Perspex
Replies: 10
Views: 4056

Re: Machining Perspex

A 75-012 Onsrud mono-crystalline diamond polisher would do it. check out the 7:43 mark on this video. There is a lot of good advice on cutters here

by fixtureman
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: How do you make a paper drilling template?
Replies: 10
Views: 2042

Re: How do you make a paper drilling template?

I use a plotter pen in my CNC to draw templates.
by fixtureman
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Machining a 10mm diameter recess 4mm deep
Replies: 8
Views: 3098

Re: Machining a 10mm diameter recess 4mm deep

Are you drawing it in Aspire or are you using a cad program or inkscape to draw it then import it.
by fixtureman
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: trouble with the tutorials
Replies: 21
Views: 3252

Re: trouble with the tutorials

When I was watching the older videos My wife would say it is putting her to sleep
by fixtureman
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: etching glass
Replies: 9
Views: 2486

Re: etching glass

I bought some cheap mirrors from Walmart and used a diamond drag to do my etching on.
by fixtureman
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: etching glass
Replies: 9
Views: 2486

Re: etching glass

I use a diamond drag bit for this or you could use a vinyl cutter to cut stencils and acid etch them
by fixtureman
Sun May 06, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: 1st use of plotter pen
Replies: 31
Views: 14638

Re: 1st use of plotter pen

I have the widgetworks pen that works great. It uses a sleeve and a weight to let the pen slide up and down so no mashed points.