PhotoVCarve 3D Grayscale Machining?

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fredfow3
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PhotoVCarve 3D Grayscale Machining?

Post by fredfow3 »

Hey all,

Am I missing something in PhotoVCarve pertaining to Grayscale height mapping? I see nothing like item #3.
Is it a combination of procedures?

Hmm.
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FixitMike
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Re: PhotoVCarve 3D Grayscale Machining?

Post by FixitMike »

Use a ball nose cutter. Set the line spacing to around 15% (Enter the value into the box, don't use the slider) Here's my quick attempt:
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Re: PhotoVCarve 3D Grayscale Machining?

Post by Adrian »

Some good info here - http://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?p=129292#p129292 - including a PDF walk through from Sara.

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