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  1. Strange apperance of "dishsquare 1" in carving list?????

    On one of my cribbage board carvings I noticed that the outer edges of a region were perfectly rounded from the surface of the carving down to the floor of the region. I really like the appearance...
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    I find that if I make them with sports logos it...

    I find that if I make them with sports logos it doesn't matter if customers haven't even heard of cribbage as the cribbage holes are a nice decoration around your favorite sports team logo. I put a...
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    Too much time

    I agree that the sliding cover works very well. My only reason for using the key locker was time. It requires about 30 minuets of carving time or about the same as your method. I make 2 to 3...
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    Cribbage Peg Storage

    Since a started making cribbage boards with my machine I always wondered why nobody had come up with a solution in which cribbage pegs could be stored in the board. I did come up with a simple...
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    Thanks Al, When you asked if the 3rd bit was...

    Thanks Al, When you asked if the 3rd bit was shorter, which it is, I knew what was wrong. I replaced the bearings in the z truck and it moved up and down like a dream until I hooked up the belt and...
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    Bit depth doesn't match error

    I am getting this error more and more often, but not always. It usually happens on the second bit change on a three bit carve. I can select re-find which always returns the same message. When I...
  7. Thread: carve tight

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    I use split set collars to maintain the bit depth...

    I use split set collars to maintain the bit depth insertion into the collet. I got them from McMaster Carr supply in Chicago.
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    board sensor issue

    After 575 hours of carving I was having low board sensor readings and had to resort to masking tape etc. until it got so bad I couldn't carve anymore. I replaces the sensor and went from a 152...
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    Thanks for the help. There was a problem in my...

    Thanks for the help. There was a problem in my library files which I caused and I had to have tech support help me correct it. It does work just fine as you instructed.
    Thanks
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    Extracting Patterns

    Hi, I'm confused as usual. When I highlight a pattern and extract it I am asked for a category. If I type in an existing one where I would like it to appear it refuses as the category already...
  11. Thread: No height

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    Packer Fan

    I am from Chippewa Falls, WI and am a packer fan. I am not what one would call a die hard fan, but like professional football in general. I'm not very proud of them right now,but I am sure they...
  12. Thread: No height

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    no heigth

    Thanks so much. I'm embarrased. I think what happened was when I first put the G on a blank board it defaulted to .25 depth. When I then changed it to 0.00 it was hidden which makes sense. I...
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    Thanks for the help. I do have a closed path and...

    Thanks for the help. I do have a closed path and am able to carve a region. I want to bring the G to the surface of the board. Am attaching the MPC file. Thanks65986
  14. Thread: No height

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    No height

    I recently needed the G used in the Packer logo. That font is not available due to copy wright infringement. Anyway, I created one with various arcs and lines which looks just fine. When I use it...
  15. Thread: Hot flex cable

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    Hot flex cable

    This is purely for your information as my problem has been resolved. Within 2 days of getting my machine and after only a few carves my flex cable was getting uncomfortably hot to the touch. I...
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    To add fonts you open settings and then open the...

    To add fonts you open settings and then open the control panel.
    There is a font folder there which you open. Then open the font and drag it into the font folder and windows will register it and it...
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    I had no problem finding the liquid wrench chain...

    I had no problem finding the liquid wrench chain lube with moly at the local Blaine Farm and Fleet Store. It may be possible to purchase it on line.
  18. Thread: Extract Pattern

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    Thanks everyone for the help. I did actually...

    Thanks everyone for the help. I did actually find them. I was just frustrated when I didn't know where they were going and there wasn't anything the software documentation to explain it.
    Thanks...
  19. Thread: Extract Pattern

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    Extract Pattern

    I am trying to extract a pattern from a current project and add it to my library. When I highlight the pattern and click on Extract Pattern from the tools it opens a box and asks for a category. ...
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    I have had my machine for 3 weeks and already...

    I have had my machine for 3 weeks and already have almost 200 hours on it. I only used the cut pattern 1 time. I have a table saw and a good cut off saw which does a much better job and saves a lot...
  21. Thread: Letters gone

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    Just want to say thanks to everyone for their...

    Just want to say thanks to everyone for their interest in my problems and trying to help.I will have to say that of the designer software I am not impressed with the text editor. Thanks again.
  22. Thread: Letters gone

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    Thank you, You were close. I had the text set to...

    Thank you, You were close. I had the text set to raster. I changed it to centerline and it corrected the problem. I also checked conform which didn't seem to make any difference. I obviously am a...
  23. Thread: Letters gone

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    Letters gone

    I've just tried to carve a 15 line text and realized that when finished some letters are missing. When I bring the project back up on the screen they are not there;however when I edit the text they...
  24. Thread: Cribbage boards

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    Hi, I've been woodworking for over 50 years and...

    Hi, I've been woodworking for over 50 years and the rule of thumb is that any board over 3" in width should be ripped, turned end for end or tipped over and glued back together. Remember that the...
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    Thanks for the offer. I may take you up on it;...

    Thanks for the offer. I may take you up on it; however, I would like to learn how to create it in the Carvewright software.
    Thanks
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