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Offline MJR

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Design & Machining Software
« on: June 07, 2006, 11:04:51 PM »
Hi all: 
Is there any affordable designing & machining software out there, like ArtCam Pro (for the hobbiest)?
Thanks.

Offline Graham Waterworth

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Re: Design & Machining Software
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2006, 04:13:51 AM »
Have a look at this:-

its 3D cad and its FREE  ;D

http://www.alibre.com/products/

Graham.
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Re: Design & Machining Software
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2006, 04:29:28 AM »
« Last Edit: June 08, 2006, 04:36:37 AM by Graham Waterworth »
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Re: Design & Machining Software
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2006, 10:55:17 PM »
Thanks.  I looked at both programs but did not get the impression that they did high-end design then also handles the cam side.
Thank,.

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Re: Design & Machining Software
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2006, 11:59:15 PM »
Here are some very good programs made by very talented people.
James Booth is one of my favorites. ;D Macho talented!!!


I would highly recommend using Rhino!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This program now offers CAD and CAM very good price and program ;D

Rhino
http://www.rhino3d.com/index.htm

V-Carve

http://www.vectorart3d.com/VCarve/

Free 2d/3d CAM and other stuff

http://www.vectorart3d.com/

Models
http://www.carve3d.com/


« Last Edit: June 10, 2006, 12:02:35 AM by zealouse »

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Re: Design & Machining Software
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2006, 10:59:09 AM »
Gerry

2010 Screenset
http://www.thecncwoodworker.com/2010.html

JointCAM Dovetail and Box Joint software
http://www.g-forcecnc.com/jointcam.html