3-D carv with x-carve?

How do I do to milling 3-D with x-carve

Any instruction with X-Carve ?

Kristian

Hi Robert
I have already done that but, (reading/looking at the tutorials)
when I about to save the tool path with different tools
the program answer that my g-code doesn’t support
changing tools

Kristian

I think you’re confusing the New Topic and the Search buttons.

The Search is a magnifying glass icon.

Don’t worry, it’s easy to confuse the two.

Justin

I think you’re confusing the New Topic and the Search buttons.

The Search is a magnifying glass icon.

Don’t worry, it’s easy to confuse the two.

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haha

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If you click the Search button (magnifying glass) and type in “How do I do to milling 3-D with x-carve”, it’ll show other topics that discuss doing 3-D milling and how to do it.

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when I about to save the tool path with different tools
the program answer that my g-code doesn’t support
changing tools

An XCarve does not have an automated tool changer. Therefore, you must save a separate file for each toolpath (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlbFU0YS1EI), and manually change your bit between each program.

Here’s a recipe I wrote for changing tools.

Simple answer: Software. Software that supports g-code. Easel supports only 2-d carving (and it’s free).

Keep in mind the X-Carve is separate from the software so be specific on what you are searching for. (help with the machine vs. help with creating stuff with the machine.)

Experienced people on the forums get tired of someone (i.e. newbies) asking “Help how to I carve?” when it seems obvious they didn’t do the research first. There is plenty of help already written on these forums.

Good luck!

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You have to save each tool to its own gcode, and then run them individually

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Thank´s Sir
I have read so many tutorials on how to run the machine (with many help from all the forum members)
and I have successfully done a lots of project
and I have to take it to the next level of carving
but never found how to do 3-D projects
So that´s why I´m confuse about 3-D carving

Hope I’m not too cumbersome
Kristian

I´ll give it a try Sir

Because I thought I read it on the forums here, but I couldn’t find it, but here is a page explaining the differences between the 2, 2.5, & 3d carving:
https://www.shapeoko.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=7007

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Yes Robert
I noticed that.
That’s why it confused me