Getting Started

These videos are designed to get you up and running with the software, to give you a guide to the typical work-flow for a job and to introduce you to the tools and interface. There are short and long versions of each example, to start you can watch the short version to familiarize yourself with that example then use the longer version with more in-depth explanation to work through it yourself.


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Feature Reference Videos

A01A01 - Bulls Head

This video covers importing a 2D design, adjusting the material size and position of the part in job. Then shows how to calculate a VCarve toolpath and output this for use on the CNC. It also shows some basic vector editing and recalculation of the toolpaths on the edited data.

Full (36:26): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device  Short (08:44): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device

 

A02A02 - Open Sign

Covers setting up a new job, creating basic vector shapes, importing and positioning 2D clipart. Toolpaths include; "Flat Bottom" VCarve with 2 tools, chamfer edge profile, drilling and profile cutout with hold-down tabs.

Full (33:38): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device  Short (14:21): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device

 

A03A03 - Liberator Logo

This shows how to import an image file (Bitmap, Jpeg etc.), adjust size and use the tracing tool to fit vectors to its color boundaries. This data is then used to create a VCarve toolpath and also looks at smoothing and editing the vectors.

Full (25:30): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device  Short (10:19): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device

 

A01A07 - Import 3D Data Machinist

This video covers the process of laying out vectors for sign layout in VCarve Pro. Then a 3D toolpath is calculated on a 3D model using Vector Art 3D Machinist software. The toolpaths are saves and Imported into VCarve Pro and then combined with V-Carve and Profile toolpaths to cut the rest of the part. These are then all previewed in the software.

Full (37:18): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device  Short (08:28): Play Tutorial Download Tutorial Watch on Mobile Device