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by Bob Jr
Tue May 18, 2021 4:21 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Flattening Bit is Gouging
Replies: 11
Views: 628

Re: Flattening Bit is Gouging

What's a star configuration?
It sounds like an important thing to know.
Thanks,
Bob
by Bob Jr
Sun May 09, 2021 4:15 am
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: stretching vectors to fit
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: stretching vectors to fit

Hi DB,
I'm curious...How did you solve this?
Thanks,
Bob
by Bob Jr
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Why and I getting these red lines
Replies: 8
Views: 1110

Re: Why and I getting these red lines

On the preview screen, red lines show where the tool is lifted and proceeding to the start of the next cut.
by Bob Jr
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: why do I get this message
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Re: why do I get this message

Jan,
I went to the Vectric portal to get my update.
Bob
by Bob Jr
Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Experience in Aluminum
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: Experience in Aluminum

Randall,
It looks like you have just attained lots more good judgment.
Bob
by Bob Jr
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Minimum speed for thiny engravers?
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Re: Minimum speed for thiny engravers?

I really admire a person who will convert a sewing machine motor to cnc work. Sorry I can't answer your question though...
Bob
by Bob Jr
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Dumb, dumb, dumb
Replies: 23
Views: 1091

Re: Dumb, dumb, dumb

Yup, I also have discovered the value of one little > . <
Bob
by Bob Jr
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Clamping workpieces against a fixed z-value upwards
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Re: Clamping workpieces against a fixed z-value upwards

Eckart,
These look like nifty methods to me. I like the simplicity of it.
Bob
by Bob Jr
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Valentines Day 2021 <3
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: Valentines Day 2021 <3

I got tired of waiting for the pen funnels to arrive. So...Vectric solves another problem. I used 3D tabs to form the base, and a piece of .5" od. brass tubing for the funnel.
funnel base.jpg
holder.jpg
It's a combination of, industrial and romantic.
Bob
by Bob Jr
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Valentines Day 2021 <3
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: Valentines Day 2021 <3

Thank you for the kind comments Michael, and Beki.
VCarve really has a bunch of resources! I've started working on my version of Michael's version of the Hunter's Cabin bird house.
Here is how my Tufted Heart turned out. I'm waiting for the pen funnels to arrive.
tufted heart (2).jpg
Bob
by Bob Jr
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Valentines Day 2021 <3
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: Valentines Day 2021 <3

I saw Michal Tyler's Tufted Heart Pen Holder Project of the Month project and wanted to try it. The only minor setback is that the project files are for Aspire...I have VCarve Pro. However, It looked like a fair copy of Michael's work could be made by using some of the models that come with VCarve P...
by Bob Jr
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: PM&T Treasure Box
Replies: 8
Views: 885

Re: PM&T Treasure Box

Thank you OT,
Beki's project I'm referring to is her world famous Christmas Beer Caddy: https://www.vectric.com/vectric-communi ... sBeerCaddy
Her project has been the source of much inspiration and entertainment for me...and for a bunch of students!
Bob
by Bob Jr
Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Winter Swirly thing
Replies: 9
Views: 1028

Re: Winter Swirly thing

Thanks Tex,
When my group makes these next week, I'll mention your ideas to them.
Bob
by Bob Jr
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: PM&T Treasure Box
Replies: 8
Views: 885

Re: PM&T Treasure Box

I try not to overthink a process, therefore I designed for .5 plywood and used the less-than-.5 ply for the projects. The most planning I did was to move the mortises a little bit closer to the part they were connecting. This allowed for more wedge power. For these projects I preferred to work with ...
by Bob Jr
Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Free Slot together Christmas tree
Replies: 18
Views: 1588

Re: Free Slot together Christmas tree

Thank you for the files, Bill. It's a nice clean looking design. Your tree looks fresh from the forest!
This looks like a great project to try.
Bob