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Beginner Love Spatula

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  • Machine Type:
    CNC Router
    Software:
    Inkscape/Vcarve Pro/Mach 3
    Machine Time:
    15 minutes
    Bit or Laser Size:
    1/8" end mill
    Feeds & Speeds:
    depends on material
    Materials:
    6 mm hard maple or beech
    Printing the PDF, attaching it to your material and using a scroll saw would also work
    love spatula.jpg

    Design is in Inkscape

    inkscape01.jpg
    To create .pdf for printing or import into Vcarve, click on File/Save a copy and select 'pdf'

    inkscape03.jpg

    Start Vcarve and open the .pdf file

    vcarve01.jpg
    Adjust the thickness of you material and click 'OK'

    vcarve02.jpg
    Select everything and use the 'Join Vectors' tool to close the loops

    vcarve03.jpg

    Select the hearts and create a 'Profile Toolpath' Adjust depth, select 'Inside' and create tabs if desired

    vcarve04.jpg

    Select the outline and create an other 'Profile Toolpath', but select 'Outside

    vcarve05.jpg

    Generate the preview, then write the g-code file, selecting the appropriate post precessor

    Transfer to your CNC and start cooking with love!
    inkscape01.jpg inkscape03.jpg love spatula.jpg vcarve01.jpg vcarve02.jpg vcarve03.jpg vcarve04.jpg vcarve05.jpg

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  1. MaryD
    Love is the best ingredient in any meal. Cute idea.
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