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  • yupak12
    Anyone used Vectric VCarve Pro?
    Message 1 of 13 , Aug 5, 2010
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      Anyone used Vectric VCarve Pro?

      --- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com, "yupak12" <bildio@...> wrote:
      >
      > I purchased the Complete CNC Mill System (#8540A). Should get it early next week.
      >
      > I'm focused on pen making. I want to use the mill to cut simple shape pockets in pens, cut the inlay, & make 6 & 8 flat sided pens.
      >
      > I need suggestions as to what software to purchase for drawing & milling simple shapes, e.g., an elongated diamond. From what I've read, I need a drawing application to start the process, & an application package(s) that will generate the g-code that I load into the Sherline mill computer. I need help to make sure I get the right stuff.
      >
      > Bill
      >
    • Tom Wade
      I ve not used it, but met a couple of guys at the cnc seminar 6 weeks ago who used it. One displayed some awesome work which had been generated by it. Tom Wade
      Message 2 of 13 , Aug 5, 2010
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        I've not used it, but met a couple of guys at the cnc seminar 6 weeks
        ago who used it. One displayed some awesome work which had been
        generated by it.

        Tom Wade
        Hope, Indiana


        On 8/5/2010 4:58 AM, yupak12 wrote:
        >
        > Anyone used Vectric VCarve Pro?
        >
        > --- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com
        > <mailto:SherlineCNC%40yahoogroups.com>, "yupak12" <bildio@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > I purchased the Complete CNC Mill System (#8540A). Should get it
        > early next week.
        > >
        > > I'm focused on pen making. I want to use the mill to cut simple
        > shape pockets in pens, cut the inlay, & make 6 & 8 flat sided pens.
        > >
        > > I need suggestions as to what software to purchase for drawing &
        > milling simple shapes, e.g., an elongated diamond. From what I've
        > read, I need a drawing application to start the process, & an
        > application package(s) that will generate the g-code that I load into
        > the Sherline mill computer. I need help to make sure I get the right
        > stuff.
        > >
        > > Bill
        > >
        >
        >
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