How to make or adapt your 3DCNCGUITARS files
Here you can see tips to change or adapt your files.
Below you can see how you can improvement or adapt the files for your bits and CNC sizes.
Also if you buy only DXF and STL below is a video showing how to open they on your Vectric software.
Importing Toolpath Templates
See how to modify the work area or guitar position in double-sided files
How convert your single side files in a Double Sided
A Double Sided finished example
How to rotate your guitar Vectric Softwares
Converting mm to Inches - Vectric Softwares
How to use STL and DXF - Vectric Softwares
Importing DXF into VCarve or Aspire
How to organize DXF+STL
Toolpaths are usable, but standardized with our safe bits, steps and speeds.
They can be used or adapted for your tools.
For that it is very simple and just following this video will be enough to understand the process.
However, for a better understanding of toolpaths, it is recommended that you watch the Vectric tutorials on their website.
A way to hold the neck with angled headstock
Tips to you machining angled headstock with Slices method
A easy way to match both sides
If you want make few copies, you can make a simple jig to make easy both sides match.
Keep the pins on the table, 2 or 4 pins as you wish.
The size of pins will be better if they are 1/2 or 5/8.
Hold the blank woods on the cyan base to put and remove easy it from CNC. Once you finish the back side you flip the wood hold it matching with the points of the screws, but if you have enough wood to use it as substitute for the cyan base you will make it easier.
Ho to match both sides
If you will produce many copies of a model, is recommended that you develop a great jig.
Body (front) Jig
Body (back) Jig
Front neck angled
Back Neck angled
Match both sides Gallery