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by Night Hawk
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Foldable Meditation Bench
Replies: 18
Views: 6670

Re: Foldable Meditation Bench

Andy,

I love this, and can not wait to take the time to work up a list of the bits used and try to start to source then any suggestions?

Thannk you
by Night Hawk
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Opening a .V3V file
Replies: 3
Views: 1165

Opening a .V3V file

I am using Vcarve desktop but have some images in the .V3V format. Can I open them in Desktop and if I do will the NWE Piranha be able to cut them? This may be an extremely basic question but I am as lost as I have ever been with a computer trying to learn CNC software. Thank you all again. Cliff
by Night Hawk
Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Projects of the Month
Topic: Zipper Clock
Replies: 1
Views: 2429

Zipper Clock

in this month's Project the description seems to indicate that this can be opened and run with either Aspire or Vcarve. Although it was created with Aspire. I can not get it to open with my Vcarve desktop software is there something that I am missing? (Aside from Aspire?) Thanks for any helpful answ...
by Night Hawk
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: The Dancing Clock
Replies: 10
Views: 6444

Re: The Dancing Clock

Not to run off on a tangent but N5IWA here.

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by Night Hawk
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Signing bowls
Replies: 16
Views: 4751

Re: Signing bowls

Even a blind hog finds an acorn sometimes.

Thank you all for helping me, I did find that if I changed from the Engraving bit to a 60* it gives me a much better signature.

On to the next problem!

Again thank you ALL.
by Night Hawk
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Signing bowls
Replies: 16
Views: 4751

Signing bowls

I a currently, primarily a bowl turner. This is my first "from scratch" project on the CNC. I have a Next wave Automation Piranha XL that I decided to use to sign my bowls. I have most of the problems solved but I am using a Freud 70-103 engraving bit and it is too much like writing with a crayon. w...
by Night Hawk
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: New Guy with a question
Replies: 5
Views: 1460

Re: New Guy with a question

FANTASTIC!!

That means I can even install it on the beater machine in the shop, for last minute edits.

Thank you both for helping a new guy feel at home.
by Night Hawk
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: New Guy with a question
Replies: 5
Views: 1460

New Guy with a question

I just got power to my new Piranha, and am trying to teach myself how to make it work. I look forward to a lot of learning and challenge with this new tool. I do have one quick new guy question though, I have a desktop in the office and I use a Surface Tablet that goes everywhere with me, can I inst...