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Offline RHM963

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Plasma cut portraits
« on: September 26, 2016, 06:55:46 PM »
DIY plasma table
Corel Draw
Sheetcam
Mach3


Offline Wallerawang

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Re: Plasma cut portraits
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2016, 07:06:36 PM »
Great Work  ;D

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Re: Plasma cut portraits
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2016, 07:08:30 PM »
Thank you! Portraits are my favorites. There are more examples on my website. I make a lot of dog metal art from images of customers' pets.

http://robinhillmachine.com

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Re: Plasma cut portraits
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2016, 09:45:18 AM »
What software do you run the picture through to get the Gcode?

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Re: Plasma cut portraits
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2016, 10:08:55 AM »
The customer sends me a picture and using Corel Draw I make the DXF file. I use the bezier tool for that.

Then the DXF is imported into SheetCam. SheetCam makes the TAP file (g-code).

Then open the TAP file in Mach3 and the table cuts it out.

So there is no magic program that turns a photograph into g-code. It's graphic design with Corel and SheetCam.

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Re: Plasma cut portraits
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2016, 10:10:36 AM »
Thanks for the explanation.

Vince