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by JoniEl
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Jack Lift Platform—Need help to build
Replies: 1
Views: 1060

Jack Lift Platform—Need help to build

This construction is for the purpose of lifting logs, scuptures, & other objects up through the bottom of my CNC to machine with Toolpaths made in Aspire. I can’t afford to buy a lift jack or table jack, so I’m trying to make one from a scissors jack I already own, the connection option on the jack ...
by JoniEl
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Feathering
Replies: 3
Views: 1313

Re: Feathering

Re: Feathering Post by mtylerfl » Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:43 pm Hi Charlie, Create an offset outline of the model (set an offset distance to your preference). Then use that outline to create a subtractive dished (dome) model with a limited depth and an angle you like the look of. Add a Zero Plane to elim...
by JoniEl
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: cnc carving on butt end of tree slab
Replies: 17
Views: 2201

cnc carving on butt end of tree slab

Just acquired some tree slabs that seem inviting to carve some designs, but I don't know if a CNC works or works well on the such slabs?

Would i be wasting my time and bits?
by JoniEl
Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: pocket toolpath refuses to cut same 3 of simple array of 12 rectangles everytime.
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: pocket toolpath refuses to cut same 3 of simple array of 12 rectangles everytime.

Adrian, you nailed it!
Solution: i increased with Offset on Outside of all Slots selected by only 2-ten thousands (.0002), and voila, all slots cut correctly!

Many thx to you Adrian, and the other suggestions that i didn't need to get to.
by JoniEl
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: pocket toolpath refuses to cut same 3 of simple array of 12 rectangles everytime.
Replies: 5
Views: 668

pocket toolpath refuses to cut same 3 of simple array of 12 rectangles everytime.

Making a spoilboard, i drew 12 rectangles for the slots. Using a pocket toolpath I've repeatedly reset and run again slow and fast the cut out. Works perfectly on 9 of them, but passes over the same 3 for 4 or 5 tries. Tried grouping and ungrouping. Made sure no duplicates. Nothing different about t...
by JoniEl
Mon May 25, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: V-bit Scratching at base of text
Replies: 2
Views: 557

V-bit Scratching at base of text

[img] This is an excerpt image of text on a card as showing on the Tp Preview. i need help Sample Scratching for Forum.jpg to figure out how not to have the scratching within and around the text from the bit. If i can't stop it from happening, could i follow up with a 1/32 EM or BN slight cut of .00...
by JoniEl
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Toolpathing Hair vectors that continue off the Head
Replies: 2
Views: 1493

Toolpathing Hair vectors that continue off the Head

This image shows my Lincoln model that I'm trying to toolpath with 1/8" ballnose for beard and clothes, and 15-degree V-bit for Hair and Beard. There's a lot I don't know. Lincoln Modeled to achieve V-bit 15-deg on Hair and Beard.JPG 1. Since the hair runs off the head, the Heights change and I get ...