VCarve Desktop provides a powerful, intuitive CNC software solution that is oriented toward users machining parts smaller than 24'' x 24'', or hobbyists with lighter-duty machines. The software includes tools for 2D design and calculation of 2D and 2.5D toolpaths, along with the ability to import and toolpath a single 3D model (STL, OBJ etc.). There is also support to import multiple Vectric Clip Art 3D models (V3M) to create 3D assemblies. The software can import 2D designs from other programs but also provides a full set of drawing and editing tools. The toolpath options cover all typical 2D routing operations such as Profiling, Pocketing, Auto-Inlays and Drilling as well as 2.5D strategies such as V-Carving, Prism carving, Fluting and even a decorative Texturing strategy. For 3D you can Rough and Finish the model and there are options to project 2D and 2.5D toolpaths onto the 3D surface. Each toolpath includes appropriate options to customize the settings and provide a high level of control for different types of operation. In addition, all toolpaths can be previewed to show just how the part will look when it is actually cut, this allows instant feedback to allow toolpaths to be further optimized. VCarve includes the functionality demanded for complex work while remaining incredibly easy to use and affordably priced. The software is used by cabinet makers, wood workers, sign makers, prop makers, plastic fabricators, hobbyists and in many other applications. NOTE: VCarve V8 software is also available in a "V8 Pro'' version (58150, sold separately), which is oriented more toward professionals or woodworkers who machine parts larger than 24'' x 24''. Features of VCarve V8 Desktop: Complete set of 2D Design and Layout ToolsLayer control, Guide lines, Snap GridText Editing + Single Line Engraving FontsFile Import - DWG, DXF, EPS, AI, PDFImage File Import - BMP, JPG, TIF, GIFVectorize images to create vectors for machiningRobust V-CarvingRaised 3D Prism machiningAuto-Inlays with multiple options3D Random Texturing Toolpath2D Profiling with Interactive Tabs / Bridges, Lead and Ramp optionsPocketing with optimization for 2 cuttersDrilling with option for Peck DrillingBeveled LettersCustom Molding and Form CuttersMulti-color Toolpath Previews
The AutoRoute series of CNC machines from Axiom offers advanced features usually found only on machines in industrial environments, but at consumer-friendly prices. The AutoRoute 6 Pro is the mid-sized Pro model. With XYZ travel of 24'' x 36'' x 6'', and a powerful 3HP electro-spindle, it is perfect for a wide variety of parts, including guitar bodies. A computer need not be attached to the CNC to operate it. Instead, simply transfer your file to the included handheld controller via USB. The RichAuto A11 controller is an easy-to-use, robust controller with nearly a decade of proven results in demanding applications. It is more stable than a PC, and no updates are required. Every Axiom AutoRoute CNC machine also offers precision ball screws, prismatic guides, robust, rigid steel frames, and interlocking aluminum tables. In addition, the integrated MDF spoil boards promise exacting precision, as they can be milled flat for true perpendicularity with the spindle. Whether you're looking to upgrade your entry-level CNC, or you just want to start out with a machine that promises top-quality results and ease of use, you're sure to be pleased with the AutoRoute series from Axiom. Includes powerful 3HP (2.2 KW) Electro Spindle with 1/4'' and 1/2'' ER20 colletsIntegrated Liquid Cooling System for maximum life even under the most demanding conditions0-24,000 RPM variable speed control lets you adapt the router speed to the applicationFeatures precision ball screws, plus prismatic guides on all axesWelded structural steel frame for less vibration and greater accuracyInterlocking aluminum table accepts T-track accessoriesCast gantry supports for maximum rigidityIntegrated MDF spoil board can be machined flat for precise perpendicularity with spindle200 IPM maximum feed rate (3.3'' per second)6.5'' gantry clearance and 6'' of Z-axis travel for compatibility with tall workpiecesAutomatic Tool Touch-Off Puck makes it easy to zero out the Z-axisIncludes Axiom industrial CNC controller with handheld control unit Software and Stand are not included with the machines. Two software packages are available: VCarve Pro 8.0 (Item #58150) Photo VCarve (Item #54822
The CNC Shark Touch Probe attaches to the router in any CNC Shark Routing System to trace objects down to 0.001" detail allowing the user to import image data for replicating objects, shapes and patterns. Simply program the Shark to operate at the same detail level as the Touch Probe scan to reproduce the object later. Works well for replicating basic shapes for carvings or reproducing damaged areas on antiques or other irreplaceable items. Requires Cut 3D Software or similar software to be used with the CNC Shark models. Made in the USA. NOTE: To avoid accidents or injury, always be sure to unplug the router prior to attaching the Touch Probe. Touch Probe is compatible with the following machines: CNC Shark Routing System CNC Shark Pro Plus Routing System CNC Shark HD 2.0 Routing System The probe does not work with the 54111 CNC PiranhaIntroducing CNCSharkTalk.com, a new website presented by Rockler where CNC Shark users can chat together, watch how-to videos, ask questions, learn from each other and even show off their CNC Shark projects.
These aluminum lathe faceplates are CNC machined for minimal runout and feature large screw holes for more workholding power. They are available in 2'' diameter (48582) and 3'' diameter (44919) sizes. The 3'' diameter faceplate includes a set screw for use on reversible lathes, but the 2'' does not have a set screw. The hubs on both are as short as possible to minimize vibration, and the thread sizes are clearly laser cut into the hubs for easy identification. 1''-8 TPI thread.