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Intermediate Valentine Hearts

  • Machine Type:
    CNC Router
    Inkscape/Vcarve Pro/Mach 3
    Machine Time:
    30 minutes
    Bit or Laser Size:
    0.125" end mill
    Feeds & Speeds:
    11000 RPM; 20 IPM
    3/4" Baltic Birch plywood

    Design is in Inkscape:
    see-through heart-inkscape.jpg

    Export the file as DXF and import into Vcarve Pro
    Select everything and close loops

    see-through heart-vcarve01.jpg
    Select the inner paths and create a profile cut

    see-through heart-vcarve02.jpg

    Repeat for the outside (create tabs if you think you need to)

    see-through heart-vcarve03.jpg

    Check the preview

    see-through heart-vcarve04.jpg
    Save the G-code (port processor depends on your CNC machine)

    see-through heart-vcarve05.jpg
    Transfer to your CNC and enjoy your unique hearts

    Note: .svg file attached as a .zip
    IMG_20180201_164213157.jpg see-through heart-inkscape.jpg see-through heart-vcarve02.jpg see-through heart-vcarve01.jpg see-through heart-vcarve04.jpg see-through heart-vcarve05.jpg see-through heart-vcarve03.jpg

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