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by jimwill2
Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:01 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Aluminium trophy
Replies: 9
Views: 4039

Re: Aluminium trophy

Veru impressive!
by jimwill2
Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Just finished a corkboard project
Replies: 2
Views: 1970

Re: Just finished a corkboard project

Looks great! What materials did you use?
by jimwill2
Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: CNC on Craigslist
Replies: 1
Views: 1280

Re: CNC on Craigslist

Thought I would add photos of a 'reject' violin top he gave me. It was a little too thin to start with before sanding.
by jimwill2
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Looks great on preview but... cut out leaves large radius.
Replies: 5
Views: 1909

Re: Looks great on preview but... cut out leaves large radius.

Thanks for all the advice! I was using the default speed of 100 ipm, when I slowed it down to 30 it made perfectr corners. What speed do you use for detail routing?
by jimwill2
Mon Sep 06, 2010 2:19 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: CNC on Craigslist
Replies: 1
Views: 1280

CNC on Craigslist

I visited with this gentleman in his shop... he is an amazing story! He has made violins, cellos, and bows for over 40 years. He built this CNC fifteen years ago and made his wares until a stroke slowed him down last year. His machine is obviously home-made and his computer runs MS-DOS but he makes ...
by jimwill2
Mon Sep 06, 2010 2:09 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: VCarvable Art (not really)...no one will ever see!
Replies: 8
Views: 3302

Re: VCarvable Art (not really)...no one will ever see!

Pretty impression access cover! You may have one of the nicest chubbies around.
by jimwill2
Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Looks great on preview but... cut out leaves large radius.
Replies: 5
Views: 1909

Looks great on preview but... cut out leaves large radius.

When I preview this cross on Vcarve the corners are pretty tight. I am using a 90-degree v-bit and engraving 1/16 in. deep. I also cut out the heart/cross with a 1/8 in. end mill (18" deep.) It looks great on the previews but makes a large radius on every corner, inside and out. What's the deal? Wha...