Lifetime Training Projects

Valentines Wooden Chocolates Box

Fill this box with chocolates and give it to your significiant other for Valentines.  They might let you spend more time in the shop.

Level: Intermediate

 


Turkey Napkin Holder

Here is a great Thanksgiving project that will teach you how to create a 3D model from clip art.  It will also look good on your table or make a great gift.

Level: Basic / Advanced

 


Elliptical Mirror Frame

You can build this mirror frame using only the router bit profiles or you can quickly add the carved embellishments in the recessed corners.

Level: Basic / Advanced

 


3 Legged Pedestal

This project features sliding dovetail joinery, wrapped carving on the pedestal and inlay on the table top. 

Level: Advanced

 


The Last Supper Carving

Start off with the basic programming for beginners and then dive into the advanced Zero Plane and Multiple techniques iin Aspire to give you ultimate control over the model..

Level: Basic / Advanced

 

Custom Knife Handles

Learn how to design and program custom knife handles.  This is one of the projects that Legacy demonstrates at the woodworking shows.

Level: Intermediate

 

Snowflake Ornaments

Here is an easy Christmas project that uses simple 2D toolpaths that create a 3D design.  The ornaments were designed using TurboCAD and then programed using VCarve Pro or Aspire but it could easily be created in any CAD/CAM software.

Level: Intermediate

 

Christmas Sign

This project is part of the Vectric 2014 Training Series and will show you how to edit nodes and use the fillet tool to create 2D and 2 1/2D tool paths.

Level: Intermediate

Annual or monthly subscription required

Dining Room Chair

This dinning room chair feature interlocking joinery and is machined entirely on the 24" x 24" Explorer CNC with the optional joinery system and turning center.

Level: Advanced

Annual or monthly subscription required

Two Sided Marble Maze

This two sided marble maze is a great beginner project where you will learn how to index to cut on both sides of the part.

Level: Intermediate

Annual or monthly subscription required

Vertical Vise

Build a vertical vise that allows you to machine  on the ends or the edges of a part.  Perfect for creating precision joinery including mortise and tenon and dovetails

Level: Beginner

Annual or monthly subscription required

Hollow Ornament

Create a Christmas tree ornament that will turn heads and have your friends and family asking how you did it.

Level: Intermediate

Annual or monthly subscription required

Hollow Spiral Pepper Mill

Ron Dewberry designed this Pepper Mill that features a hollow sprial and a glass tube to hold and display the peppercorn.

Level: Intermediate

Annual or monthly subscription required

Christmas Tree Ornament With a Twist

This is a quick easy project that makes a great gift and will look great on your Christmas tree.

Level: Intermediate

Annual or monthly subscription required

Blanket Chest

This blanket chest features clean lines, inlay and a simple construction technique that allows you to completely change the design instantly.

Level: Advanced

Annual or monthly subscription required

Halloween Tombstones

These tombstones look innocent enough in the daylight but at night they light up to reveal spooky faces that are sure to scare and delight the neighborhood children.  This project includes 6 images and will teach you how to create your own using basic CAM software i.e. V Carve Pro.

Level: Beginner

Annual or monthly subscription required

Threaded Carved Bowl

This project features 3D carvings, a hollow square form and a threaded lid.  Classes include design, drawing in CAD, programming in both Aspire and Conversational CAM as well as fixturing using the pin method for perfect alignment.

Level: Intermediate

Annual or monthly subscription required