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by Mike-S
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Saddle Stand
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Re: Saddle Stand

Nicely done and beautiful carving.
by Mike-S
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: need help with 3D finish toolpath lines
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

Re: need help with 3D finish toolpath lines

And the profile cutout also is cutting bigger than the the rest of the project by a little over an 1/8” how can I get rid of that? Select the outline vector and offset it inward by the amount you want to shrink the outline cut. Select the new vector for the profile tool path. Try using the Smooth t...
by Mike-S
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Removing raised text from purchased STL
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: Removing raised text from purchased STL

Did you try using the "Smooth" sculpting tool set to "Lower?"
by Mike-S
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Curved surface vcarve
Replies: 2
Views: 921

Re: Curved surface vcarve

Your trial version files can't be opened by others.
Post a screen shot.
by Mike-S
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Cleaning up a 3D finishing cut
Replies: 4
Views: 1171

Re: Cleaning up a 3D finishing cut

Depth of cut set correctly?
by Mike-S
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: American Gothic
Replies: 8
Views: 1512

Re: American Gothic

I have this.
by Mike-S
Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Clean cut on trivet
Replies: 4
Views: 1173

Re: Clean cut on trivet

A compression bit is meant to give two smooth sides in one pass. This is a double-sided carve, so not the best bit to use.
by Mike-S
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: chesapeake bay
Replies: 3
Views: 1094

Re: chesapeake bay

Try this:
by Mike-S
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Feeds & Speeds for carving a Turkey?
Replies: 7
Views: 1620

Re: Feeds & Speeds for carving a Turkey?

Stumped here, too. Trying to do a rotary carve onto jellied cranberry sauce......
Happy Thanksgiving !
by Mike-S
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Football, football helmets?
Replies: 7
Views: 1769

Re: Football, football helmets?

Is the "Trace bitmap" not giving good vectors?
by Mike-S
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Help with carving a tree
Replies: 4
Views: 1128

Re: Help with carving a tree

This is from a search of "willow tree coloring book."
Then "Trace bitmap."
by Mike-S
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Sheriff's badge
Replies: 6
Views: 1883

Re: Sheriff's badge

Thanks, John. Everything except the bottom banner was from scratch, so happy with how it came out.
by Mike-S
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Sheriff's badge
Replies: 6
Views: 1883

Sheriff's badge

Our very popular sheriff is retiring this year.
This will be from the non-deputy employees.
Cherry with cherry stain and poly finish.
Modeled in Aspire. No rough cut, just finish cut with 1/8" TBN. Letters with a 60 deg V bit.
by Mike-S
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: I need an Aspire job doing - create job for me to cut on VC
Replies: 18
Views: 2967

Re: I need an Aspire job doing - create job for me to cut on

Nick, glad you could please your customer--and that you learned some things.
Can you post the finished project?
by Mike-S
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: I need an Aspire job doing - create job for me to cut on VC
Replies: 18
Views: 2967

Re: I need an Aspire job doing - create job for me to cut on

I am having difficulty even cutting this, not knowing what to do with the top and bottom, let alone putting this in a dish; are we not back to only allowing one .stl file per job in VCarve? Would you be willing to put the acorn and leaf about 60mm long into a 90mm diameter dish please? I'm not sure...