Class Review

 

Flag Display Box Class 1

In this class we use TurboCAD to design and draw the flag box and then use Vectric VCarve or Aspire to program the parts.

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French Rolling Pins Class 2

Learn how to design and program french rolling pins using TurboCAD and CCAM.  These rolling pins were created by Tyrone Head.

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French Rolling Pins Class 1

Learn how to design and program french rolling pins using TurboCAD and CCAM.  These rolling pins were created by Tyrone Head.

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Valentines Wooden Chocolates Box

Learn how to design and program this Valentines gift using Vectric V Carve Pro or Aspire and a Legacy CNC.

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Silhouette Frame

Take a photograph and turn it into a silhouette frame using simple 2D tool paths.

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Candlestick Base Class

Learn how to design, model and program this open weave candlestic base using Aspire.

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Text on Text Class 3

Learn how to use Aspire as we go from clip art to 3D model creating this napking holder for Thanksgiving.

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Clip Art to 3D Model Class 3

Learn how to use Aspire as we go from clip art to 3D model creating this napking holder for Thanksgiving.

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Clip Art to 3D Model Class 2

Learn how to use Aspire as we go from clip art to 3D model creating this napking holder for Thanksgiving.

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Clip Art to 3D Model Class 1

Learn how to use Aspire as we go from clip art to 3D model creating this napking holder for Thanksgiving.

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Carved Arch Molding

Learn how to design and program a weave pattern that lays onto the shape of a molding and bends around the arch.

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Halloween Light Boxes

Learn how to design and program candle lit boxes that look great when the lights are on and even better when the lights go out.

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Rest Machining Technique

Learn how to optimize your code using the rest machining technique to save you hours of machine time when carving on your CNC.

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Text on Text Class 2

In this class we teach a text on text technique that uses toolpaths resulting in much faster machine times.

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Text on Text Class 1

Learn how to model and carve the text on text technique using Aspire.

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3 Legged Pedestal Class 7

In this class we desige and program the table top featuring a custom inlay using Aspire.

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3 Legged Pedestal Class 4

In this class we program the turned pedestal including the slotted dovetail joinery using CCAM.

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2 x 4 Toy Truck

Design and program a wooden toy truck using a 2 x 4.

Level: Basic

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2 x 4 Toy Car

Design and program a wooden toy car using just a 2 x 4.

Level: Basic

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3 Legged Pedestal - Class 2

In this class we focus on the three legs including the slotted dovetail joinery.

Level: Intermediate

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The Last Supper Carving - Class 2

Learn how to use the Rest Machining technique to optomize both the detail of the carving and the machining time.

Level: Basic / Advanced

Project Files
The Model can be purchases at VA3d.com

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The Last Supper Carving - Class 1

Start simple and then dive into the advanced Zero Plane and Multiply techniques for the advanced CNC student.

Level: Basic / Advanced

Project Files
The Model can be purchases at VA3d.com

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Elliptical Mirror Frame - Class 1

Learn how to design and program an elliptical frame using TurboCAD and Aspire.

Level: Intermediate

CAD/CAM Files

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Carved Rose 5 Panel Wall Art

Learn how to design and program multi-panel carvings utilizing Aspire's rest machining process.

Level: Advanced

CAD/CAM Files

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Tool Profile Based Swan Neck Molding

Learn how to design and program swan neck molding that is formed using tool profiles.

Level: Intermediate

CAD/CAM Files

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3 Legged Pedestal Class 1

Learn how to design and draw the 3 legged pedestal using TurboCAD and Legacy's tool profile file.

Level: Intermediate

CAD/CAM Files

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Tool Profile Based Elliptical Frame and Arch Molding

Learn how to design, model and program an elliptical frame or elliptical arch molding that is based on tool profiles using TurboCAD and Legacy's tool profile file along with VCarve Pro or Aspire.

Level: Basic

CAD/CAM Files

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Tool Profile Based Arch Molding

Learn how to design and program tool profile based circular or arch molding using TurboCAD and Aspire.

Level: Basic

CAD/CAM Files

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Aspire's Zero Plane & Multiply Modeling Tools

Learn how to apply a zero plane to a shape and then use the multiply tool to blend a model with an shape.

Level: Advanced

CAD/CAM Files

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Tool Profile Based Linear Molding

Learn how to design and program tool profile based linear molding using TurboCAD and Aspire.

Level: Basic

CAD/CAM Files

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Eagle Scout Awards

Learn how to model and program two different Eagle Scout plaques using Aspire.

Level: Advanced

CAD/CAM & G Code Files

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Sushi Tray

Learn how to model and program a sushi tray.

Level: Advanced

CAD/CAM & G Code Files

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Programming a Baseball Bat

Learn how to program a baseball bat using CCAM4.

Level: Intermediate

CAD/CAM & G Code Files

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Carved Leaf Box

Learn how to model and program the lid to the leaf box.

Level: Advanced

CAD/CAM & G Code Files

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Mothers Day Picture Frame

Learn how to make this simple picture frame for Mothers Day.

Level: Basic

CAD/CAM & G Code Files

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Mothers Day Bread Board

In this video we design and program three variations of a simple gift for Mothers Day.

Level: Basic

CAD/CAM & G Code Files

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Legacy Post Processors for Vectric

Learn how to install and use the Legacy Post Processors for Vectic's V Carve Desktop, V Carve Pro and Aspire.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Thread Cutting Process

Learn how to us all three thread cutting processes in CCAM4.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Surfacing Process

Learn how to use both the basic surfacing process as well as the advanced process that also allows you to thickness plane.

Level: Basic

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Barley Twist Candlestick Project

Learn how to program the two start barley twist Candlestick project using CCAM4.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Turning Round Contour Process - Part 2

Learn how to turn complex profiles that include multiple arcs using CCAM4's Turning Contour Profile process.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Turning Round Contour Process - Part 1

Learn how to use your 4 axis CNC like a lathe.  Turn a part that features a simple contour using CCAM4's Turning Contour Profile process.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Indexing Flutes

Design and program indexed flutes using the Indexing processes in CCAM4.

Level: Basic

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Introducing the new V Carve Desktop

Vectric's new V Carve Desktop maybe the perfect mactch for Legacy's 24" x 24" Explorer CNC.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Turning Spirals

Design and program rope twist, barley twist, spiral flutes and other spiral designs using the spiraling processes in CCAM4.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Turning Straight & Tapered Round Parts

Learn how to use both the Turning Round and Turning Round Contour processes in CCAM4.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Fast Start

Program your first part turned between centers using Legacy's CCAM4 (Conversational CAM)

Level: Basic

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Fast Start for V Carve and Aspire

Get started quickly making both your first 3 axis and 4 axis project.

 

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Half Blind Dovetails Machined on a Flat Table

A specialized dovetail cutter allows you to machine an entire dovetail drawer or box and cut out the parts on a flat CNC table

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Coffee Table Project Programming the Legs

Learn how to program the coffee table legs using Legacy's CCAM software.

Level: Intermediate

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CCAM4 Input Methods

Learn how use both the conversational and table input methods in CCAM4

Level: Basic

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Coffee Table Project Dimensioning the Legs

Learn how to dimension the coffee table legs using TurboCAD in preperation to programming the parts in CCAM.

Level: Intermediate

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CCAM4 Working Cutting Tools

Learn how to add, modify, sort, filter, remove and select cutting tool in CCAM4

Level: Basic

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Aspire Keyboard Shortcuts

Learn the most useful keyboard shortcuts for both V Carve Pro and Aspire

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Working with Material Blanks

Learn how to add, modify, sort, filter, remove and select both turning blanks and flat stock blanks for CCAM4

Level: Basic

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1911 Pistol Grips with Inlay

Learn how to program custom pistol grips for a Colt 1911.

Level: Advanced

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Router Bits 101

Learn how to use and maintain your router bits.

Level: Basic

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CCAM4 Installation and Setup

This video shows how to install / re-install  and setup CCAM4.  You will also learn how to how to transfer files from a previous install to retain your part files, bit files, and blank files.

Level: Basic

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Knife Handles

Learn how to design and program a custom knife handle using VCarve Pro and/or Aspire.  This is one of the projects that Legacy demonstrates at the woodworking shows.

Level: Intermediate

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Snowflake Ornaments

Learn how to design and program the snowflake ornaments using TurboCAD and VCarve Pro or Aspire.

Level: Intermediate

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Intarsia Angel - Class 2

Learn how to model and program the body of the angel using Aspire.

Level: Intermediate

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Intarsia Angel - Class 1

In this class we show how to model the wings / backerboard for the angel using Aspire.

Level: Intermediate

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Ribbon Twist Icicle Ornament - Class 2

In this class we finish programming the ribbon twist ornament.

Level: advanced

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Ribbon Twist Icicle Ornament - Class 1

Learn how to design, draw and program the ribbon twist icicle ornament.

Level: Intermediate

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Threaded Nut Cracker - Class 2

Learn how to program the threads for the body and the screw.

Level: Intermediate

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Threaded Nut Cracker - Class 1

Learn how to design and program the body of the nut cracket.

Level: Intermediate

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Coffee Table Project - Class 1

Learn how to design and draw the legs for the coffee table project using TurboCAD.

Level: Intermediate

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TurboCAD Class 8 - Tips and Techniques for Contours.

Learn the tips and techniques used when working with contours.

Level: Intermediate

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TurboCAD Class 7 - Drawing Curves and Contours.

Learn how to draw contours using tangent arcs in TurboCAD.  These techniques are used for designing and drawing spindles that will be machined, turned or carved on a CNC with a 4th Axis.

Level: Intermediate

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TurboCAD Class 6 - Drawing and Programming Tapered Spindles.

Learn how to design and draw tapered spindles that take full advantage of Legacy's 5 axis hybrid cnc machines and Conversational CAM software.

Level: Intermediate

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TurboCAD Class 5 - Turnings based on router bit profiles

Learn how to design and draw spindles based on router bit profiles using TurboCAD.

Level: Intermediate

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Vectric 2014 Training Series - Christmas Sign

Learn how to use Vectric's node editing and fillet tool to create 2D and 2 1/2D tool paths in V Carve Pro and Aspire.

NOTE: Subscribers can download the files here.

Level: Intermediate

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Vectric's 2014 User Group Meeting Review

 Legacy will cover each of the 8 topics in upcoming online classes.l

Level: Basic

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Computer Power Settings

 Learn how to set the computer power settings, config the SmoothStepper plug-in and minimize static electricity that can cause communicition problems between your computer and the SmoothStepper motion control system.

Level: Intermediate

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Joinery Series - Flat Panel Half Blind Dovetails

 Learn how to machine dovetails on a flat panel.

Level: Intermediate

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Aspire's Rest Machining Feature

 Learn how to use Aspire's Rest Machining feature to optimize the carving process.

Level: Advanced

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MakeCNC.com CNC Patterns

 Learn how to scale, nest and program CNC patterns from MakeCNC.com.

Level: Basic

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Spindle Series  - Carved Chain - Combining Code

 Learn how to combine the proigrams from the previous class create a single code to carve the chain from four sides.

Level: Advanced

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Spindle Series - Carved Chain Follow Up

Learn how to design a spindle that features a carved chain link deisng using Aspire.

Level: Advanced

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Smart Tool Safe Z

Learn how to optimize the safe Z position in Mach 3 and extend the Z axis range by adjusting the position of the router / spindle.

Level: Intermediate

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Smart Tool Calibration

Learn how to calibrate the Smart Tool for both 3 axis machining with the Smart Tool Setup and 5 axis turning.

Level: Intermediate

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Spindle Series - Model and Carve a Chain Link

Learn design and program a spindle that features a carved chain link deisng using Aspire.

Level: Advanced

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Spindle Series - Spiral wrap on a contour

Learn design and program a spindle that features a carving or pattern that spirals around a contoured profile.

Level: Advanced

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Technical Support Series - A Axis Offset Setup

Learn how to setup offset 6 and the A Axis Offset value for turning between centers

Level: Basic

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Spindle Series - Four Sided Spindle

Learn how to modify 3-axis carving G code to create a four sided part.

Level: Advanced

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Joinery Series - Mitered Mortise & Tenon

Learn how to design, program and setup to machine mitered mortise and tenon joinery.  Note: Legacy's CNC are designed to allow vertical fixturing to machine on the face, edges and ends of the parts.

Level: Intermediate

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Joinery Series - Through Dovetails

Learn how to design and program through dovetail joinery.  Note: Legacy's CNC are designed to allow vertical fixturing to machine on the face, edges and ends of the parts.

Level: Basic

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Joinery Series - Mortise and Tenon

Learn how to design and program mortise and tenon joinery.  Note: Legacy's CNC are designed to allow vertical fixturing to machine on the face, edges and ends of the parts.

Level: Basic

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Spindle Series - Wrapping a Basket Weave Pattern

Learn how to design, program and wrap a basket weave pattern around a spindle using Vectric's Aspire software

Level: Advanced

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Modeling Tools For Vectric's Aspire Class 2

This class is a basic overview of the modeling tools found in Vectric's Aspire software

Level: Beginner

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Dining Room Chair Class 2

Learn how to program the square turned legs.

Level: Intermediate

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Modeling Tools For Vectric's Aspire Class 1

This class is a basic overview of the modeling tools found in Vectric's Aspire software

Level: Beginner

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Dining Room Chair Class 1

Learn how to draw the  key components of the dining room chair using TurboCAD.

Level: Intermediate

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CAD Tools For Vectric Software Class 3

Learn how to use the Offset, Array and Nesting tools in Vectric's
V Cavre Pro and Aspire.

Level: Beginner

 

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Stackable Inbox Class Class 2

Learn how to design and program finger joints.

Level: Beginner

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CAD Tools For Vectric Software Class 2

Learn how to use the vector editing tools in Vectric's
V Cavre Pro and Aspire.

Level: Beginner

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Stackable Inbox Class 1

Learn how to draw and program the components for the inbox using TurboCAD and V Carve Pro or Aspire.

Level: Beginner

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CAD Tools For Vectric Software Class 1

Learn the basic drawing tools for Vectric software including V Carve Pro and Aspire.

Level: Beginner

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Duck Call Class 8

Learn how to design and program a multi-sided twist  for the duck call using TurboCAD and CCAM.  Note: this design will require that you modify the G Code and is an advanced technique.

Level: Advanced

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Duck Call Class 7

Learn how to wrap and machine indexed flutes for the duck call using TurboCAD and Aspire

Level: Intermediate

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Duck Call Class 6

Learn how to draw and program indexed flutes for the duck call using TurboCAD and CCAM

Level: Intermediate

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Duck Call Class 5

Learn how to wrap and program tool paths for the duck call using TurboCAD and Aspire

Level: Intermediate

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Duck Call Class 4

Learn how to wrap and program a carving for the duck call using TurboCAD and Aspire

Level: Intermediate

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Duck Call Class 3

Learn three methods used to work with the inside of the duck call.

Level: Intermediate

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Duck Call Class 2

Learn how to program a duck call using d CCAM.

Level: Intermediate

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Creating a 3D Inlay Class 3

Learn how to create a 3D inlay using V Carve Pro and 3D Machinists.

Level: Intermediate

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Duck Call Class 1

Learn how to draw a duck call using TurboCAD.

Level: Intermediate

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Creating a 3D Inlay Class 2

Learn how to create a model from a bitmap and then use the model to create a 3D inlay.

Level: Intermediate

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Display Table Class 6

Learn how to design and program bookmatched veneer for the display table top.

Level: Intermediate

 

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Creating a 3D Inlay Class 1

 Learn how to import a model and create a 3D inlay using Aspire.

Level: Intermediate

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Creating a Marble Maze Using ArtCAM

 Learn how to draw and program a simple marble maze using ArtCAM.

Note: This puzzle has text embedded in the maze.

Level: Beginner

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Creating a Marble Maze Using Aspire

 Learn how to draw and program a simple marble maze using Aspire.

Level: Beginner

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Drawing a Marble Maze Using TurboCAD

 Learn how to draw and program a simple marble maze using TurboCAD.  This is a great project for anyone just getting started with CNC and wants to learn how to draw using CAD software.  In upcoming classes we will demonstrate drawing using ArtCAM and Vectric software as well.

Level: Intermediate

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