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by jtcdudeman
Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Wedding present
Replies: 2
Views: 1590

Wedding present

Hey everyone. This is my first real sign/plaque that I have made. I'm very happy with it and figured I would share.

Material: Cherry
Size: 24'w 10"t
Finish:
1. Cherry Stain
2. Polyurethane gloss clear



It is still wet in the picture and reflecting light a bit odd.
by jtcdudeman
Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:57 am
Forum: VCarve - Tips and Tricks
Topic: A simple way to make inlays
Replies: 357
Views: 347964

Re: A simple way to make inlays

I've gone through this thread and checked out the PDF file. I have an extremely silly question, but I haven't had much success playing with inlays in the last day or two that were slightly more complex than a star. This method will work in both Aspire and VCarve the same? I have been trying to figur...
by jtcdudeman
Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:37 am
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D
Replies: 16
Views: 6064

Re: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D

Thank you everyone for all the help. I think I got the piggy covered... Ive gotten it in 2d and 3D now. Ill be cutting it out via 2d tomorrow as a Christmas gift and Ill throw a pic up here once I get it done. Im still having a few issues with SW getting to STL format without my macro, but Ill figur...
by jtcdudeman
Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:35 am
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D
Replies: 16
Views: 6064

Re: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D

Since it is a Christmas gift, I would suggest completing it with Cut2D and simple toolpaths. Then either continue to work with this design, or a smaller one, in Solidworks until you get it resolved. One curiousity question: What dimensions was this modeled for (width, height, thickness) in Solidwor...
by jtcdudeman
Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:21 am
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D
Replies: 16
Views: 6064

Re: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D

Thanks guys. My main goal was to be able to cut aluminum parts and primarily 3D stuff with this machine. But, now that I have got it up I find myself wanting to dabble alot! :mrgreen: Ive been using solidworks for years doing 3D cad work and Ive imported about 40 models into cut3d and they have all ...
by jtcdudeman
Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:27 pm
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D
Replies: 16
Views: 6064

Re: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D

Thanks guys. I sure feel stupid. :x Who here would believe I didnt even think of that once? :shock: :lol:

I'm not a woodworker by trade yet and am about 2 weeks into a functional CNC. My bit collection and knowledge was limited to endmills and ball mills until about 20 minutes ago...
by jtcdudeman
Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D
Replies: 16
Views: 6064

Trouble converting Solidworks to Cut3D

Im a newbie here and to the CNC world in general. I am trying to make a cutting board for my mother for Christmas and have spent about 2 hours today trying to accomplish this. But, Im having some issues and Im not sure where it is coming from, how to correct it, or even where to begin. Im going to b...
by jtcdudeman
Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:16 pm
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: Multiple copies in Cut 3D
Replies: 7
Views: 3178

Re: Multiple copies in Cut 3D

Thanks Tony Mac.

Ill give it a go tonight and see if I can figure it out using Cut 2D. The part Im working with right now could be cut in Cut 2D aside from a fillet on the outer cut of the part to remove the sharp edge on the top. But, I have several other parts that simplicity wont apply to.
by jtcdudeman
Fri Dec 10, 2010 6:03 am
Forum: Cut3D - General
Topic: Multiple copies in Cut 3D
Replies: 7
Views: 3178

Multiple copies in Cut 3D

Hi, Im a complete newbie here to CNC and Cut 3D. I have been working with Cut 3D for the past couple of days trying to learn everything I can about it. Ive even cut the sample leaf bowl file and another part of my own that I made. My question: Is it possible to make multiple parts in Cut 3D to cut a...