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by bluridg
Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: First Edge Lit With Drag Bit
Replies: 6
Views: 4266

Re: First Edge Lit With Drag Bit

thank you bluridg
by bluridg
Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: First Edge Lit With Drag Bit
Replies: 6
Views: 4266

Re: First Edge Lit With Drag Bit

i'm sure I could find the info somewhere else, but would prefer it be from someone using it. what is a drag bit? bluridg
by bluridg
Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: seeking toolpaths
Replies: 1
Views: 2595

seeking toolpaths

ack in September, I posted how to create an unusual {for me}. as usual received many responses. one of the difficulties for their answers was my difficulty in explaining what I wanted it to do. with every ones help. was able to do what I wanted. I promised to post pix of my two earliest projects. ha...
by bluridg
Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Joining/Connecting 2 Closed Vectors
Replies: 9
Views: 2702

Re: Joining/Connecting 2 Closed Vectors

can you send a picture? bluridg
by bluridg
Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

Re: 2" cuts

found the material set up, thank you. and yes am talking about moving from the end of one pass to the start of next pass. am using mach 3. found screen for varying jog speed, but so far have not found rapid movement speeds
by bluridg
Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

2" cuts

with much help from the forum, making the two inch vertical cuts .1" per pass. have cut the time from about 2.5 hours to 16 minutes, and a much cleaner cut. thank you forum contributors. now, how do I change the "safe z" FROM 1.8 to 1 and how do I vary the speed from the end of one pass to the begin...
by bluridg
Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:53 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts on the side of the stock
Replies: 16
Views: 3930

Re: 2" cuts on the side of the stock

thank you all. will keep you posted with the process and also what I plan do do with them....bluridg
by bluridg
Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:26 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts on the side of the stock
Replies: 16
Views: 3930

Re: 2" cuts on the side of the stock

thanks for all the input. lgm, think I said was using profile, not vcve. glenn, stock is 2X2X25. drew the vector, made 25 copies .03 apart. want to cut 2" deep each pass. don't want to put too much pressure on the cnc by taking too deep a cut. made 25 vectors with the deepest cut being .5 in. rather...
by bluridg
Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts on the side of the stock
Replies: 16
Views: 3930

Re: 2" cuts on the side of the stock

joe, told it outside
by bluridg
Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts on the side of the stock
Replies: 16
Views: 3930

Re: 2" cuts on the side of the stock

forum picture.jpg Vcarve Error.jpg the image randall sent in was partially correct. same idea but I want multiple arcs as this image,{ just learned how to attach}. first made the cuts from the top with a roughing pass then a finish cut. it took hours and still required sanding, which is why thought...
by bluridg
Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts on the side of the stock
Replies: 16
Views: 3930

Re: 2" cuts on the side of the stock

yes, that is it. and yes, I do have bits that long. was custom furniture builder. never heard of a cnc. all router lots of hand held cutting using jigs. most of the bits I used then, are collecting dust
by bluridg
Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: 2" cuts on the side of the stock
Replies: 16
Views: 3930

2" cuts on the side of the stock

I want to make a series of arcs on the side of stock that is 2" thick want to cut the whole 2"s in one pass, obviously very shallow cuts. can't seem to figure out how to make this happen. I've always made z zero at the top. should I make it the bottom? and how to make bit go to - 2 before it begins ...
by bluridg
Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:33 am
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Without Music Life Would
Replies: 22
Views: 10182

Re: Without Music Life Would

mike, thank you. so all the symbols mean flat?
by bluridg
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Without Music Life Would
Replies: 22
Views: 10182

Re: Without Music Life Would

the sign is very good. for those of us who always have "Pandora" playing in the shop, but zero music knowledge other than listening, I don't understand. would be what? ted
by bluridg
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:08 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: 3/8 Radius How???
Replies: 10
Views: 2633

Re: 3/8 Radius How???

don't want to be jumped on, but I treat my cnc as one of my many tools, as a professional furniture builder, I know many ways to accomplish the same task, I then choose the best and fastest method. sounds like a router table is your best way to go. ted