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    THANKS FOR YOUR HELP...i DON'T HAVE THE 3-D BUT...

    THANKS FOR YOUR HELP...i DON'T HAVE THE 3-D BUT THIS WILL WORK....
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    Help with Pattern

    I'm trying to replicate a belt buckle that this little girl lost and I've just about got it except I am trying to make the whole pattern into a dome (like a belt buckel)...I know there is a way so...
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    Steve, I have thoroughly enjoyed your help all...

    Steve, I have thoroughly enjoyed your help all these years on the forum. I recently bought a second Carvewright as my old one was over 10 years old and I just wanted to see if the newer models...
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    In the first post you indicated it was 1 inch...

    In the first post you indicated it was 1 inch thick but then you said the midfield was 1/2 inch. Did you u change the depth on your virtual board and save/imported it to thr card?
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    Steve you have helped me immensely over the...

    Steve you have helped me immensely over the years...sorry to hear you're leaving but hopefully you will stay in touch on the forum.
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    I have had good success in carving in MDF and...

    I have had good success in carving in MDF and immediately (after the sanding brush) coat it with a two part epoxy to completely seal it. Once it's enscapulated in the epoxy you can paint it with any...
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    Eagle with Banner

    I bought the eagle with banner and carved it ...I decided to put "Don't tread on me" but first thought about trying to put in "Don't Mess with Texas..Beto" but it wouldn't fit. Thought you'd...
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    OK I blew the plate mechanism out again and...

    OK I blew the plate mechanism out again and sprayed a little WD 40 and made sure the cover plate wires were tight and it still won't come out. It makes a noise like it's trying to come out after...
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    Bit plate not coming out but trying to

    New machine..less than 10 hours on it. Has been working fine. Tonight the bit plate won't come out although I hear it and I think it coming out slighltly...suspect I have sawdust so blew it out as...
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    thanks that worked like a charm...don't know what...

    thanks that worked like a charm...don't know what I was doing wrong before but that's what is so nice about this forum...now if somebody would help explain what does "edit envelope" do....every time...
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    thanks...I will try deleting the inside outlines...

    thanks...I will try deleting the inside outlines again...when I did they disappeared but when I turned the board over I saw two outlines on the back which shouldn't have been there.
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    In Centerline you don't have any control over the...

    In Centerline you don't have any control over the depth except which font you use...in Raster I sometimes cut it a little deeper and after spraying the entire piece as it comes out of the machine...
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    Need help with outlining pattern

    I am trying to get the machine to cut out this oval rope when it's finished carving so I don't have to cut the plaque out with my band saw...but when I select outline pattern it outlines both the...
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    Just an update...I tried the piercing mpc and it...

    Just an update...I tried the piercing mpc and it carved beautifully albeit took almost six hours. I order to cut down on the time (as I need to carve several) I tried the cut path mpc as well. It...
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    Thanks so much for the help...I am going to do...

    Thanks so much for the help...I am going to do the pierced version in Optimum as Steve suggested....Michael thanks for the tricks....I had forgotten that you have to have a completely closed circuit...
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    Need help with cut out feature

    Here is the mpc....the ptn was attached to the earlier post.
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    Help with cut out

    I carved the attached "key" but I could only get it to cut out on half inch board. When I tried to increase the depth of the board to .75 I couldn't get the cut out buttom to lite up even after...
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    When I select "jog"...it gives me a choice to...

    When I select "jog"...it gives me a choice to enter a number in the X axis...I haven't figured out am I entering a number in inches and how is it measuring...from where the bit is currently? say the...
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    Outdoor Fence Gate

    Several of you helped me figure out how to split the pattern in six vertical strips and carved them into regular cedar fence pickets. Glued them to a 3/4 inch marine plywood and sanded them before...
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    Help with conform in carve region

    on the attached mpd file dI started carving it and the string on the bow (in spite of feather and draft) was chipping out so I want to invert the pattern but I can't find a way. I can invert the...
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    Z Axix Stall

    I am getting a Z axis stall after it goes thru the bit check and touches the plate and the board and goes to "start carving". I get a "check cut motor drive" and press enter and then I get the Z...
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    Gate Tree Sliced and Diced

    Thanks to several of you for helping me with the design, and the slicing...here is a picture of the six boards that will form one of the two gate panels....six pickets at 5inches each with a 3in...
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    splitting without the DVF importer

    I wassn't too clear...when I say width I meant the 5.5 inch on the picket. I like the idea of making the virtual board 5 inches so it won't carve on the last quarter of an inch on either edge. I...
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    I tried carved one of the fence panels after I...

    I tried carved one of the fence panels after I split it and had issues with the fact that the carving went all the way to the edge and there wasn't enough side width for the rollers. It would...
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    That makes sense....just add 5.5 to the original...

    That makes sense....just add 5.5 to the original .25 for my second slide and then 5.5 to the new total for the 3rd board etc until I get all six panels set up. That should start my subsequent...
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