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  1. Thread: Grave Marker

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    In my very first post, I was planning to use 3/4"...

    In my very first post, I was planning to use 3/4" Oak. Then I mentioned finding a 1" thick piece of HDPE that would be better. Then in my most recent post I mentioned doing test carves in 1/2" MDF...
  2. Thread: Grave Marker

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    The MDF was 1/2". The HDPE is 1", plus a 1/2"...

    The MDF was 1/2". The HDPE is 1", plus a 1/2" sheet of MDF under it as the sled. Set the total project height to 1.5" in the software when attempting the final carve in the HDPE.

    It almost looks...
  3. Thread: Grave Marker

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    Well, I was going to go the route of the...

    Well, I was going to go the route of the 1"x12"x18" HDPE. Found some stone textured spray paint and was going to paint the letters and graphics black...kind of a faux stone marker.

    Did a couple...
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    Machine spitting board out when measuring

    Every time I load a board, and the machine measures it, it measures the width fine but just keeps rolling past the end of the board, and spits the board out; then gives me a tracking error then a...
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    haha, nevermind....discovered that I can "outline...

    haha, nevermind....discovered that I can "outline patterns", then use the v-bit to carve the outlines :)
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    Centerline carving of patterns

    I thought I remembered seeing somewhere, where there was an add on that would allow you to carve patterns like you can centerline text, but now I can't find it. Is there, in fact, such an add on?
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  7. Thread: Grave Marker

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    Never thought about Corian. Looked and called...

    Never thought about Corian. Looked and called around the shops in the area, but they all deal only with stone.

    What about HDPE? Found a no frills cutting board on Amazon, 12"x18"x1". Kinda...
  8. Thread: Grave Marker

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    Grave Marker

    I'm carving a grave marker for a close friend of mine who recently lost her fiance.

    I'm carving it out of oak, and plan to put SEVERAL coats of spar urethane on it. Any other special...
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    I'm trying to get a something like either (or...

    I'm trying to get a something like either (or both) of these, minus the grass and background):
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    Check out Design and Make:...

    Check out Design and Make: https://store.designandmake.com/shop/product/47

    It's lacking in detail, but might get you started.
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    Heeler/Australian Cattle Dog

    Anyone have a pattern (preferably 3D, but will consider other) for a Heeler or Australian Cattle Dog?

    Want to make a memorial sign for a friend who lost her's a while back.
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    Thanks for the info so far. Yea, I've...

    Thanks for the info so far.

    Yea, I've purchased a few .stl models, and they work great, but I can't always find a model of what I want, or what I do find isn't exactly what I want.

    I'll check...
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    Creating Patterns

    What software do y'all use to create 3D patterns/objects?

    I'm an intermediate graphic designer, and can use Adobe Illustrator to create a lot of objects, but have trouble creating rounded, 3D ones...
  14. Thread: Family Crests

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    Thanks for the help. I sent an email to Design &...

    Thanks for the help. I sent an email to Design & Make...they've done artwork for me before and added it to their store. Hopefully they'll be able to do it again.
  15. Thread: Family Crests

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    Looks good, and I was able to produce the same...

    Looks good, and I was able to produce the same thing, but I want more rounded edges on the design. Everything looks too flat.

    Thanks for your effort though!
  16. Thread: Family Crests

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    haha, fair enough... 86220

    haha, fair enough...
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  17. Thread: Family Crests

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    Family Crests

    Looking for a good source of family crest elements.

    Design and Make has some pretty good models, but not the ones I need.
  18. Thread: Bungee Loops

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    The "cap" you mention is what goes behind the...

    The "cap" you mention is what goes behind the canvas, and then snaps into the back of the other part with the bungees. Yes, the assembly does have a hole in it, but it wasn't meant for a screw.
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  19. Thread: Bungee Loops

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    Thanks for the link; however, I can pick those...

    Thanks for the link; however, I can pick those single end connectors up on amazon or a couple other places as well.
  20. Thread: Bungee Loops

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    Both of the aforementioned suggestions are for...

    Both of the aforementioned suggestions are for the Stayput, tarp bungees that I mentioned. Those are the ones I'd have to drill out the center hole in an attempt to get them to work.
  21. Thread: Bungee Loops

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    Bungee Loops

    Not Carvewright-specific, but...Is there a U.S. manufacturer of a bungee loop similar to this, with both ends of the bungee coming into a single attachment point?
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    Both of these images...
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    Brushes have been replaced, so those have been...

    Brushes have been replaced, so those have been ruled out.
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    X Termination Board

    Been having problems with my cut motor's RPM's idling down to nothing about a minute or so into a carve (truck still goes back and forth/up & down, just no spinning).

    Finally got around to looking...
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    Well, I installed new brushes, but the motor...

    Well, I installed new brushes, but the motor still idles down to nothing a minute or so into the carve. Now what? :(
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    Ordered new brushes, so hopefully that is the...

    Ordered new brushes, so hopefully that is the issue.

    Thanks for the comments!
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