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This page will show how to use CAD for your CNC machine.

Webdings to CAD to CAM!

This Chart is for selecting a Symbol to use for CNC.

The Keyboard Upper and Lowercase Letters are highlighted at the top of the Chart.

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Use this Free Software to convert the Symbol to a DXF file.

The Keyboard lowercase d was selected.

The Weddings Symbols can be use for anything you can think of.

Steps are:

1. Click on Create

2. Select Font

3. Select Webdings

4. select Bold

5. Select 72

Click OK

6. Select File from the Top Menu.

7. Select Save As DXF

Save to your DXF folder.

You can now open it in your CAD program to add Text to this Shield Plaque.

deskengrave.jpg

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From CAD To CAD2Lathe To Mach3 Turn or LinuxCNC


 CAD Commands used were:
  1. Offset
  2. Trim
  3. Explode 
  4. Pedit. or Edit Polyline
  5. Mirror (the Profile below the RED Line)

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MACH3 TURN Screen
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Make this part using CAD2Lathe DXF Writer and your CAD program.

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CAD2Lathe Info!

Keep tuned  for more CAD projects.

The PDF file will have all the info.
The first project will be laying out the holes, for drilling a Cribbage Board.

click here to download CAD Makes CNC Drilling Easy PDF file

click here to download Cribbage Board.dxf zip file

click here to download Using CAD to Move the Part PDF file

Maching Home Limit Housing Using CAD PDF

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