How I make Edge lit displays

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How I make Edge lit displays

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As I am not a technical writer or a power forum user... please check my pdf and crv files for mistakes and improvements.

Thanks
Ron
Making Edge lit Acrylic signs.pdf
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Base 4 sets Pine new pockets.crv3d
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Quad Pine Top.crv3d
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Jig Base.crv3d
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Jig Top.crv3d
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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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Ron
Very nice write up. Haven’t downloaded the files as yet but will do so.
Looks like a fun project !!

Ron

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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Aussie, Thank You !
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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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Looks very well done, however shouldn't this be on the Aspire forum?

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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Thank you!!! but ---

CRV3D files are of no use to those here with V-Carve Desktop and Pro!!!!

The .pdf file will sure come in handy Though!!!

Just a thought!

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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sharkcutup wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:41 pm
Thank you!!! but ---

CRV3D files are of no use to those here with V-Carve Desktop and Pro!!!!
You can use a trial copy of Aspire to Save As a .cry file to use in VCarve.. Any 3D information will be lost.
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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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My apologies to all v carve users... this is the first time I have uploaded a Vectric file and did not know that you can’t use crv files.
As South Australia is currently on lock down for the next 6 days due to a COVID second wave outbreak we have been ordered to stay at home.
I shall draw this up in V Carve and repost the correct files today.
Again my apologies.
Ron

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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FixitMike wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:45 pm
sharkcutup wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:41 pm
Thank you!!! but ---

CRV3D files are of no use to those here with V-Carve Desktop and Pro!!!!
You can use a trial copy of Aspire to Save As a .cry file to use in VCarve.. Any 3D information will be lost.
Thank you Mike didn’t know I could Save As a different extension

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Aussie wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:10 pm
My apologies to all v carve users... this is the first time I have uploaded a Vectric file and did not know that you can’t use crv files.
As South Australia is currently on lock down for the next 6 days due to a COVID second wave outbreak we have been ordered to stay at home.
I shall draw this up in V Carve and repost the correct files today.
Again my apologies.
Ron
No need to do that Ron, if you open your Aspire file then select the file tab at the top of the screen, on the drop down list select save as. One of the options is to save as a CRV file,do that & those using Vcarve will be able to open it :lol: :lol: Just a note though, if there are any 3D components in the file then they won't be saved, the 2D part of the file will save OK though :lol: :lol:

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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martin54 wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:56 pm
Aussie wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:10 pm
My apologies to all v carve users... this is the first time I have uploaded a Vectric file and did not know that you can’t use crv files.
As South Australia is currently on lock down for the next 6 days due to a COVID second wave outbreak we have been ordered to stay at home.
I shall draw this up in V Carve and repost the correct files today.
Again my apologies.
Ron
No need to do that Ron, if you open your Aspire file then select the file tab at the top of the screen, on the drop down list select save as. One of the options is to save as a CRV file,do that & those using Vcarve will be able to open it :lol: :lol: Just a note though, if there are any 3D components in the file then they won't be saved, the 2D part of the file will save OK though :lol: :lol:
Thanks Martin doing it now

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OK here are the V Carve files and updated pdf
Making Edge lit Acrylic signs.pdf
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Base 4 sets Pine new pockets.crv
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Quad Pine Top.crv
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Base Glue Jig.crv
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Top glue Jig.crv
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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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Fantastic!!!

Awesome Forum!

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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sharkcutup wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:56 am
Fantastic!!!

Awesome Forum!

SHARKCUTUP
I was going to include a sample of the Acrylic panels I use but the file was too big and I don't really know how to use drop box etc

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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That is okay!
I will figure it out. But what may be helpful for others is posting types of bits used to carve acrylic and an approx. Feed/speed. Of course they will have to adjust for machine type.

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Re: How I make Edge lit displays

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sharkcutup wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:31 am
That is okay!
I will figure it out. But what may be helpful for others is posting types of bits used to carve acrylic and an approx. Feed/speed. Of course they will have to adjust for machine type.

Sharkcutup
Yep no problem
Most of the time I use 3 toolpaths:
Drag Bit Pressure is 3mm
Etch - outline
Etch - fill
Etch Outline.JPG
Profile - Cutout
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