Carved Leaf

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Alan Male
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Carved Leaf

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I've been searching for a while to find the model associated with the following project

http://www.vectric.com/WebSite/Vectric/ ... d_leaf.htm

Does anyone know where I can find it?
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Re: Carved Leaf

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Hi Alan,

It is one of the sample files included with Cut3D.

If you have Cut3D installed on your computer it will be in the Sample Files folder for Cut3D in the C:\\ Program Files (or Program Files (x86)) directory.

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Re: Carved Leaf

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Hi Tim
I don't have Cut3D, but I do have VCarvePro & Aspire.
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Re: Carved Leaf

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So I now have the sample Cut3D file and I suppose I could open it with the trial version of Cut3D, but I would really like to incorporate it with some Aspire or VCarvePro files.
I can't seem to be able to find a way to open the Cut3D file in either of them.
Am I stuffed? :)
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Re: Carved Leaf

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Alan,

I don't know the file format on the bowl, but it should open in Aspire.
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Re: Carved Leaf

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Look on the File/Import menu. The Cut3D file must have calculated toolpaths in it. You can't load a Cut3D file directly into Aspire or VCarve.

See tutorial D03 - http://support.vectric.com/tut-vcp-2d-techniques

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Re: Carved Leaf

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The file is in Cut3D native format, .v3d, and will only open in Cut3D. To save toolpaths you need a licensed copy of Cut3D, the trial version will not help.

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Re: Carved Leaf

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Looks like I'm stuffed then :)
Thanks for your comments guys.
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Re: Carved Leaf

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As it's one of the sample files the trial version will actually let you save the file with the embedded toolpaths and then import them into VCarve/Aspire. If all you want to do is to cut it then you might as well do it directly in Cut3D though and save the hassle of importing.

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Re: Carved Leaf

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Thanks Adrian,
I just tried your suggestion and I can now import (with a toolpath) and accomplish what I want in Aspire.
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