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by Daniel Carr
Tue, Jan 03 2006, 12:59AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Scanned Images
Replies: 4
Views: 1054

Image Carving

The VS3D software is designed specifically for 3D carving. Converting an image to vectors, usually involves tracing the image brightness levels to produce lines. VS3D can perform this kind of automatic tracing. Another technique is to carve a continuous surface using the image brightness as surface ...
by Daniel Carr
Fri, Aug 19 2005, 12:22AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Thermwood G-Code reference / new CNC carving software
Replies: 4
Views: 3633

VS3D 1.55 released

Thanks, Ryan.

I've just released version 1.55 of VS3D which now has additional flexibility on the G-Code output to accomodate Thermwood routers.

Details about the program can be seen here:
http://www.DesignsComputed.com/vs3d
by Daniel Carr
Mon, Aug 08 2005, 11:12PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Thermwood G-Code reference / new CNC carving software
Replies: 4
Views: 3633

Thanks for the info ! I have a couple questions. What is the expected file extension for G-Code files (\".cnc\", for example) ? Are there any characters required at the beginning of the file (some systems expect a \"%\" and/or \"01\" at the beginning) ? Do you have an example of a simple Thermwood G...
by Daniel Carr
Fri, Aug 05 2005, 1:51AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Thermwood G-Code reference / new CNC carving software
Replies: 4
Views: 3633

Thermwood G-Code reference / new CNC carving software

Greetings, My company has developed a 3D CNC sculpting/carving program called VS3D. I'm looking for documentation on the G & M codes accepted by Thermwood routers so that I can add a Thermwood-specific post-processor to VS3D (if necessary). Any information on where to look or how to obtain such ...

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