CNC Picture Carving

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Introduction: CNC Picture Carving

As shown on many of my videos, I cobbled together a CNC machine recently.  While learning to use it I also wanted to be able to import g-code from regular digital pictures and do cuttings on wood and other materials.  I'm always looking for affordable options and I came across some software called Simple Art (by SimpleCNC) that will take any picture and convert it to g-code.  

This video is of my first try at this.  I'll get better at it.  My settings here can all be improved but I wanted to share the first try at this.  I think it's pretty cool.

Thanks for watching.

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    6 Discussions

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    ajksam
    ajksam

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hello!

    I was wondering if anyhow you can share the software so that i may also try it!

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    ajksam
    ajksam

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hello!

    I was wondering if anyhow you can share the software so that i may also try it!

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    sleeping
    sleeping

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Nice to see the idea go to a working product. Congratulations.

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    stangtime
    stangtime

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Many thanks, rimar2000. Very appreciated. I have fun with these projects.