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Making Space Helmet Plaque HOTW270

Post by Olly »

This post is for all the Design and Make enthusiasts out there!

Just a quick post to keep you up to date on what is new over at

Introducing our latest Hack of the Week Model Project

Hack of the Week No.270

This CNC project is ideal for anyone captivated by the wonders of space travel and the vast universe beyond. Whether you're an aspiring astronaut or an avid astronomer, this space helmet layout serves as a perfect project to start or continue your CNC journey.

One of the standout features of this project is the v-carved text, which can be easily personalized with a name or the name of your favorite astronaut. This customization adds a personal touch, making the piece uniquely yours.

Moreover, the layout is highly versatile and can be tailored to match your specific needs and project vision. Whether you want to adjust the size, add additional elements, or change the design to reflect a particular space mission or theme, the possibilities are endless. This flexibility ensures that your project will not only reflect your passion for space but also align perfectly with your creative aspirations.

Overall, this CNC space helmet project offers both a fascinating exploration of space-themed projects and a highly customizable platform to express your individuality and enthusiasm for astronomy and space exploration.

If this layout isn’t quite what you want to use, there are many more high-quality themed models available so look through our Design & Make library. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

4 models, 1 assembled layout, 1 project sheet. All offered in .V3M format for VCarve Pro 8, VCarve Desktop or Aspire.

Remember, all models in this pack can be cut as individual models or combined with other models from your library.


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Re: Making Space Helmet Plaque HOTW270

Post by Tex_Lawrence »

I'm disappointed. Sorry to rain on your post, but this project shows one of the main reasons that I don't use more of Design and Make.

a fascinating exploration of space-themed projects
With a cartoon space craft from the 1930's? Can you folks get your designers to at least move into the space age? My grandson looked at that "space" helmet and wondered where it got the cell phone antenna and couldn't figure out why there's some conduit hanging out of it.

Even science fiction themes would be more fitting.

I'm just a little bit disappointed.
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Re: Making Space Helmet Plaque HOTW270

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Well, it is known you cannot please everyone all the time just some of them some of the time.

May be it be best not to do any "Free" Projects but there is even a problem there. Without them it would be rather difficult learning the software that their a part of.

Interesting dilemma to say the least!

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