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Offline IBBruin

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2012, 08:22:55 PM »
I put comments in the gcode file for tooling. Giving back to those I have learned from.

This was cut in MDF so I could test my entire gcode file. I haven't figured out offsets yet so I use G92 and G92.1 instead. Either way it works.

These are the comments I put in the gcode file:

(Deer drink coasters)
(chucks v-carve pro deer, Artsoft.com)
(Material 10"x10"x.5000)
(1st tool 60* vbit)
(2nd tool 1/4" end mill)
(Zero at lower left corner of material)
(move to X2.25, Y2.25 and rezero)
(Z0=top of material)

10x10 isn't necessary as you can tell by the pictures. 9.5x9.5 will suffice.

If anyone wants to help me figure out offsets, I'm all ears.
« Last Edit: March 03, 2012, 08:26:16 PM by IBBruin »

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2012, 09:19:48 AM »
ibb, what program do you use to down size the deer? i was thinking of making some coasters out of 3.25 dia. aluminum with a rope boarder on the outside edge. the total id. counter bore is 2.875 x.o84 deep. thats where the deer will be placed. just wondering. thanks. tom

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2012, 09:50:55 AM »
I opened the DXF in Autocad and scaled it. I'd like to get that rope border file if it's available.

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2012, 10:06:28 AM »
thanks for the reply. the rope border is from vector art. i am not sure if it will work on anyother program than theirs. it is a 3vm. their program is free. its called 3vm machinist and then you have to purchace the models. i am not to good at this cad thing but its a work in progress. i can't seem to load it in this reply either. i'll keep trying.

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2012, 03:21:06 PM »
well i was able to down size the file. i used bobcad to do it and what a pain in the butt to get it done but it worked. i took a pic. of it and that ropr border of another part but i cant seem to load them on this reply. need some help please.

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #15 on: March 06, 2012, 10:30:31 AM »
this is part of the venture.

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2012, 07:24:44 PM »
Send the rope file to me as a file attachment maybe?

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2012, 09:07:44 AM »
ok heres the deal. i talked to the guy at victor art and it is impossible to send it. but i can send you the g-code for the size you need. let me know what you want to do. i tried to send as an attachment but it came up with invalid image.

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #18 on: September 28, 2012, 12:05:32 PM »
Has anyone else had trouble loading this file? I've tried 3 times in different formats to copy and load it to Mach3. I open the zip folder and load the text document, that's the only way I got anything. I get one deer and 4 interlocking circles that are too large. The start point is in the center of the deer. I tried to fix it in lazycam but I could only get the circles to load there.
I realize this is an older thread, it's just getting to be deer season in Ohio and I wanted to make these for a Friend.
Thanks for the code, I wish I could figure out how to put the screen shot up so you could see it.

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Re: Chucks Deer V carve engraving
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2013, 08:05:01 PM »