December 10, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 9 | Christmas Beer Caddy with Beki | Vectric In The Labs

In this video Beki shows you how to create a Christmas Beer Caddy! This project is perfect for the beer lover in your life! It’s a fairly quick and simple project to machine with just 2 tools and 5 toolpaths! It requires no glueing or screwing (apart from screwing the wall mountable bottle opener to […]

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December 9, 2019
E3D’s end-all extruder: The Hemera! (Full Review / “formerly known as Hermes”)

E3D’s Hemera is a fantastic dual-drive extruder and hotend combo - and even though it’s not called “Hermes” anymore, it’s still got the potential to make other extruders like the Bondtech BMG obsolete! Get the Hemera here: Matterhackers https://www.matterhackers.com/store/l/e3d-hemera-dual-drive-extruder-and-hotend/sk/MNTJGY13?rcode=TSAN86 Amazon UK (Bowden version) https://amzn.to/33Dtus9 E3D Store https://e3d-online.com/e3d-hemera-175-kit 💙 Buying items through my affiliate links gives […]

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December 9, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 8 | Ornamental Box with Todd | Vectric In The Labs

If you are like my Family, we have several Christmas Tree Ornaments that have been in our Family’s history for more than one or two generations. Every year, when the decoration boxes are opened, it is always hard to see one of them broken beyond repair. Thanks to this special project next year there will […]

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December 8, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 7 | Star Candy Dish with Beki | Vectric In The Labs

In this video Beki shows you how she designed and toolpaths the Star Dish in VCarve Pro, then follow her journey in the labs where she machines and finishes the star dish! IMPORTANT: Before outputting any toolpaths you should carefully check all part sizes and the material setup to make sure they are appropriate for […]

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December 7, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 6 | Merry Christmas Puzzle with Todd | Vectric In The Labs

I love making interactive projects and this Merry Christmas Puzzle fits the bill. Adults and kids will love getting this decoration out every year and putting it together. This project will use a trick or two so you can be sure your cutter will cut the letter as expected and so they will fit in […]

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December 6, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 5 | Slot Together Candle with Beki | Vectric In The Labs

In this video Beki shows you how to create a slot together candle assembly! The project is a quick and easy one to machine and finish, where she touches on some of the key things to remember when working with a slot together project! IMPORTANT: Before outputting any toolpaths you should carefully check all part […]

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December 5, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 4 | Wooden Push Toy with Todd | Vectric In The Labs

Back when my Father was a boy having a wooden push toy around was quite a luxury. Now you often see them at craft shows and sometimes in luxury gift shops as executive desk toys. This year let’s bring back the wooden push toy either as a child’s gift or as a fine woodworking project […]

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December 5, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 3 | Nordic Santa with Beki | Vectric In The Labs

In this video Beki shows you from start to finish her journey on creating a free standing Nordic Santa ornament. Beki starts by showing you how she modelled the Santa in Vectric’s Aspire software and going from there you get to see the part being machined and finished in the Vectric Labs. IMPORTANT: Before outputting […]

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December 3, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 2 | Christmas Tree Serving Board with Todd | Vectric In The Labs

Cheese, crackers and other festive nibbles will look amazing when they are served to your guests on this Christmas Themed serving board. One of the great things about this is it uses easily sourced cutting boards from IKEA as a starting point. When the tree is removed it becomes a mini-cutting board and then you […]

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December 2, 2019
The 12 Projects of Christmas | Day 1 | Christmas Hanging Sign with Beki | Vectric In The Labs

Beki’s kicking off the 'The 12 Projects of Christmas' with this Christmas Hanging Sign! In the video she shows you how she created the sign in Vectric Software, the part being machined and how she finished it! A nice quick and easy project to get started just in time for Christmas! IMPORTANT: Before outputting any […]

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December 1, 2019
How to upgrade the Anet A8 to E3D Hemera and Marlin 2.0! #FormerlyKnownAsHermes

The E3D Hemera (formerly known as Hermes) is a great extruder + hotend combo at a very reasonable price - so why not put one on the Anet A8? It's a super straightforward upgrade and you get to upgrade to Marlin 2.0 in the process, too! Thanks to E3D for sponsoring this video! Get the […]

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November 30, 2019
The "BEST" 3D Printers for Beginners! My top picks for 2019

After testing 18 3D Printers this year, what do I recommend? The answers are surprising as well as affordable! ANYONE can get into 3D Printing in 2019 and that is awesome. 😀 Purchase links: Evnovo (Artillery) Sidewinder X1 - https://www.gearbest.com/3d-printer/pp_3002884396462652.html?wid=2000001&lkid=64420434 Original Prusa Mini - http://shop.prusa3d.com/#a_aid=MakersMuse EPAX X1 - https://amzn.to/34aI9MM Polyalchemy Filaments - https://www.polyalchemy.com/?rfsn=1585532.0f5360 Peopoly Deft […]

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November 28, 2019
The NOVA3D Elfin has WIFI and comes factory leveled. Resin 3D Printer Review

With a tonne of features at a great price, the NOVA3D Elfin is the best MSLA 3D Printer you've never heard of. Purchase Links (BLACK FRIDAY sales currently on) Amazon - https://amzn.to/34mdSe4 Aliexpress - http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/DcSWWc4g Models shown (and layer height used): 100um 3DBenchy - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:763622 100um Maker's Muse Makercoin - https://youtu.be/UytkIrXxVvE 50um Christmas Tree Lattice […]

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November 28, 2019
Simultaneous 6-axis 3D printing!

There were too many fun machines at Formnext 2019! I picked three of them to show you in a bit more detail - the Free-D simultaneous six axis / five axis 3D printer, making overhangs a thing of the past; The Oneclickmetal MPrint "affordable" Laser Powder Bed Fusion machine and MPure cleaning station; and the […]

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November 28, 2019
Snowflakes 101 | In the Labs with Tim Sway | Vectric FREE CNC Projects

Don't waste your time and money on useless junk this black Friday, make your friends and family a Christmas present they will enjoy. As part of our #BoycottBlackFriday campaign we have created three snowflake coasters / hanging tree decorations to get you into the Christmas spirit. Don't have Vectric software? Don't worry, these files are […]

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November 26, 2019
The Solunar Box | Michael Tyler's FREE Project of the Month | Vectric

Make a “Solunar Box”! This project was inspired by vintage woodcut style designs. The box features a pair of pivoting lids using a simple offset “hinge” design. The name “solunar” is a combination of “Sol” (sun) and “Lunar” (moon). Yes - it’s actually a real word! Watch and download tutorial files: https://www.vectric.com/vectric-community/free-projects/projects-of-the-month/TheSolunarBox #Vectric #CNCsoftware #CNCtutorial […]

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November 26, 2019
Slot Together Christmas Project with Todd | Vectric CNC Tips and Tricks

Slot Together or Nested Puzzles can be seen at almost every craft show and even in high-end boutique shops. Using a few different techniques in our software we can show you how to make one on your CNC! Watch and download tutorial files: https://www.vectric.com/vectric-community/free-projects/tips-and-tricks/SlotTogetherChristmasProject #Vectric #CNCsoftware #CNCtipsandtricks #VectricSoftware #CNCsoftware #CNC #puzzle #toolpaths #christmas Subscribe to […]

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November 23, 2019
This Resin 3D Printer is Bulletproof! Epax X1 Review MSLA

The EPAX X1 is a small resin 3D Printer with a sheet metal chassis and comes levelled from factory - but is it the 3D Printer for you? Purchase Links: Amazon - https://amzn.to/34aI9MM Direct - https://epax3d.com/products/epax-printer New to resin 3D Printing technology? Click here! https://youtu.be/BsSLZOp_xls REALLY handy Resin Setting Spreadsheet - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1crvzMnt_8NJXAsABinoIhcOjE8l3h7s0L82Zlh1vkL8/ Models shown (and […]

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November 22, 2019
In the Labs with Tim Sway | COMING SOON.. | Vectric FREE CNC Projects

Watch this space... Tim Sway's Black Friday FREE Project coming soon! #Vectric #CNCsoftware #TimSway #boycottblackfriday #CNCtutorial #VectricSoftware #CNC #vcarve #toolpaths #Christmas Subscribe to Vectric on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vectric?sub_confirmation=1 See more Vectric FREE project videos and downloadable files: https://www.vectric.com/vectric-community/free-projects Vectric on Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/vectric/ Vectric on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vectricltd/ Vectric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Vectric Powered by WPeMatico

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November 21, 2019
Vectric V10 Tutorials | Two Sided Machining | King Chess Piece

This tutorial demonstrates how we can model a chess piece to cut in a two sided project. We start by setting up a two sided session, draw the vectors for the chess piece, model the chess piece using the create shape tool and the turn tool. We then set the part up for machining and […]

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November 21, 2019
Vectric V10 Tutorials | 3D Assembly | Design & Make Project

In this tutorial we are going to show you have to create a 3D assembly using single models from a Design and Make project. After we have created the layout we will add text that will be vcarved to customize the layout. Bookmarks: ~ Design And Make 00:27 ~ Installing Clipart 04:55 ~ Component (Model) […]

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November 21, 2019
Vectric V10 Tutorials | Vector Drawing | Vectophone

In this example we are going to show you how to build the Vectophone nameplate. We going to show how to use the snapping tools to help create and align our vectors. We will also look at accessing the font database to create our text as well as the node editing tools to modify it. […]

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November 21, 2019
Vectric V10 Tutorials | Vector Drawing | Banners and Ribbons

This tutorial shows how we can create smooth curves through editing vectors in node edit mode to ultimately create a set of vectors that we can use to model a 3D Banner or Ribbon. Watch and download tutorial files: https://www.vectric.com/index.php/support/tutorials/cut2d-desktop?playlist=TutorialCategories&category=all&video=Banners_and_Ribbons_Vector_Drawing #Vectric #CNCsoftware #CNCtutorial #VectricSoftware #CNCsoftwaretutorial #CNC #vectordrawing #toolpaths Subscribe to Vectric on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vectric?sub_confirmation=1 See […]

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November 21, 2019
Vectric V10 Tutorials | Vector Drawing | Text Creation Guide

An in depth tutorial that looks in to all the text tools included in the software. Bookmarks: ~ Draw Text 01:22 ~ Auto Layout Text 11:11 ~ Edit Text Spacing 16:28 ~ Convert to Curves 25:37 ~ Wrap Text On a Curve 32:42 ~ Distort Text 45:42 Watch and download tutorial files: https://www.vectric.com/index.php/support/tutorials/cut2d-desktop?playlist=TutorialCategories&category=all&video=Text_Creation_Guide_Vector_Drawing #Vectric #CNCsoftware […]

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November 20, 2019
The Tronxy D01 has been UPDATED! Here's what happened.

After my video, Tronxy has taken action in updating firmware for ALL their 3D Printers to enable Thermal Runaway Protection. In this video I'll describe how to update your machine to the safer firmware, as well as some more information on the Tronxy D01 3D Printer which was left out of the review. The original […]

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November 20, 2019
Vectric V10 Tutorials | Two Sided Machining | Introduction to Two Sided Machining

This tutorial combines a slide show and practical example of two sided machining. We start with a general discussion of the concept and look at options for how you can accurately align a two sided part. We then look at an actual file and work through the basic two-sided process in the software. For PRO […]

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November 18, 2019
Was live: First print on the Prusa SL1 & trying the CW1!

Let's give the Prusa SL1 and the CW1 a go! I've got high expectations for Prusa's first resin printer - and for the first SLA printer that comes with a dedicated curing and washing station. Get the SL1 and CW1: http://go.toms3d.org/SL1 💝 Live tips here! http://go.toms3d.org/live-tips 💙 Buying items through my affiliate links gives the […]

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November 17, 2019
Was live: Prusa SL1 build!

Let's give the Prusa SL1 and the CW1 a go! I've got high expectations for Prusa's first resin printer - and for the first SLA printer that comes with a dedicated curing and washing station. Get the SL1 and CW1: http://go.toms3d.org/SL1 💝 Live tips here! http://go.toms3d.org/live-tips 💙 Buying items through my affiliate links gives the […]

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November 14, 2019
Can the CR-10 V2 topple the Creality King? 3D Printer Review

The CR-10 was the hottest 3D Printer of 2017, but does the Creality CR-10 V2 have what it takes to become a worthy successor? Purchase Links: Direct - https://www.creality3dofficial.com/ Gearbest - https://www.gearbest.com/3d-printers--3d-printer-kits/pp_009904361997.html?wid=1349303&lkid=72403595 Amazon - https://amzn.to/33Jt3O2 Models Shown: Gayer-Anderson Cat - https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-gayer-anderson-cat-at-the-british-museum-london-4010 Openforge 2.0 Cave Entrance - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3835399 Clearance Test - https://makersmuse.podia.com/clearance-and-tolerance-3d-printer-gauge Support Maker's Muse on […]

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November 13, 2019
The Tronxy D01 is a Solid CoreXY, Linear Rail 3D Printer... BUT

The Tronxy D01, with a few slicer tweaks, can produce great prints and has a solid design. However, I was saddened to discover that Thermal Runaway protection is not enabled and did encounter a potentially catastrophic event while finishing up my tests. Here on Maker's Muse I take safety very seriously, and link the machine […]

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