** Note: This class is now IN PERSON at the makerspace. You can use our computers, which we recommend, or a Windows/Linux laptop of your own (or mac running an emulator).**
In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of VCarve Pro. You’ll learn how to create paths (and holes and letters and pockets) that can be sent to robots to cut into wood (including our wood CNC router). We’ll teach you about the different cutting bits that are used, what you’ll need to consider in designing your cuts, and the settings you’ll use for different types of bits and material.
This class is a pre-requisite for the 2/2 Wood CNC Certification: Intro to Shapeoko Router. At the completion of this VCarve course, you can register for the CNC router certification with your instructor that will take place at the makerspace at a time that works for you. This class is an additional cost of $50 for materials and maintenance (note: not eligible for free class coupons).
Equipment and Software: Vectric VCarve Pro
Skills: This class will cover the basics of importing files, and creating CNC programs using VCarve Pro
What you’ll be able to to do by the end of the certification: You’ll leave with resources to design your own unique 3d products.
What we provide: Tuition includes client copy of program VCarve: Makerspace edition
What you need: Seattle Makers will provide the necessary computers and software for the class. VCarve Pro 11.0 can be downloaded for personal use after class (note: only 11.0 is currently supported with our free makerspace license, so use this link and not the current VCarve Pro at vectric.com).
Please sign up at least 24 hours in advance. To check availability within 24 hours of this event’s start time, call 833-2-MAKE-IT.
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