The width of a board is limited to something a bit beyond the table. You can't hit the supports. The length of a board, as long as it is supported, should have no limit. Yes you can only cut within the limits of the switch on the machine. But you could do a Triptych on a single piece of wood. Both ends would need support if they extend beyond the machine. I suppose if one is adept enough with imaging software and capable at measuring exactly a long single image could be created. Each section starting at the end of the previous. A long series of inlays could also be created.
Yes from what I understand it will let you use a long board for say a sign and keep sliding it back BUT I only read a small portion about that you should investigate it more before buying the software.
I'm not sure I would invest a grand in software for such a small machine. But jury rigging the machine to move beyond it's limitations is what makes this intriguing. It's like the old days when someone would create a wall size poster from individually printed pages. I think some photo software can still do that.
Post by canadianwood on Apr 9, 2013 18:12:39 GMT -8
I too am curious, but more for repeated work run on one side of a blank of wood and flipped to do a slightly different but still similar pattern. We would be creating spheres essentially with a couple changes to them. Would this, with an accurate clamping and leveling be achievable with the assistance of someone who could provide us the g-Coded program for this machine?
...and in addendum, if you have the file for the machine to run...do I need the program on my PC to do it, or can I simply plug in the routine and have it know what I'm giving it? IMPORTANT NOTE: I have not purchased the Intellicarve1013 yet...this would be my machine of choice.
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