1/2 Wood CNC Certification: Intro to VCarve

** Note: This class is now IN PERSON at the makerspace.  You can use our computers, 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 mill). 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 CNC mill machine certification.  At the completion of this online VCarve course, you can schedule a CNC mill machine certification with your instructor that will take place physically at the makerspace at a time that works for you.  The machine certification 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:

A PC with Windows or Linux (or Mac with an emulator).

VCarve Pro 11.5 downloaded (note: only 11.5 is currently supported with our free makerspace license, so use this link and not the current VCarve Pro at vectric.com).

Recommended: a mouse (not trackpad) for designing.

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.

May 26, 2023 5:00 PM - May 26, 2023 7:00 PM
Seattle Makers virtual classroom (not at the makerspace)
833-2-MAKE-IT (833-262-5348)
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