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free project of the month

free CNC projects

Vectric’s free projects come complete with thorough documentation, project files, including an item checklist and step by step instructions.

August 2017 – Scarab Treasure Box

The Scarab Treasure Box is the first Aspire version 9 Project of the Month! This project takes advantage of the new
two-sided feature where both TOP and BOTTOM carves and cuts are included in a single crv3d file.

Separate files for most 2- sided projects are no longer required!

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July 2017 – International Cheeseboard

The International Cheese Board project features a handy integrated cracker holder for square, rectangle or round crackers – perfect for parties and get-togethers. The border’s stacked text design is a collage of different languages for the English word “cheese” to give it that international flair

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June 2017 – Zipper Clock

Here’s a project that will get some attention from onlookers – The Zipper Clock! Cool and quirky, this is one wall clock that absolutely wants to solicit a few smiles!

All 3D components were created with the Vectric Aspire software. Software features that came in particularly handy while creating this project included Create Shape From Vector, Two-Rail Sweep, Copy object along vectors, the Drawing and Node editing tools, Smoothing, and Add draft to model.

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May 2017 – The Chubby Box

The Chubby Box features precision pockets to fit lengths of dowels that form the convex sides of the box. The files were created with the Vectic VCarve Pro software which made laying out a project like this very easy to do.

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April 2017 – Tree Face

This fun project is intended to inspire you to make a face! A Tree Face, that is. The included project files have eyes, nose and a mustached mouth ready to carve, as well as a couple customizable files to get you started.

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March 2017 – Spring Wreath

The Spring Blossom Wreath project will proclaim glad tidings of Spring and the warmer weather it brings! The wreath features Zinnias, Pansies, Petunias and various leaves arranged together around the ring.

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February 2017 – Flowerpot Terrace

The Flowerpot Terrace features cutouts to place two standard 4 ” clay flowerpots inside a charming picket-fenced “terrace” as a decorative accessory for any home!

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January 2017 – Distingue Mantle Clock

This month’s project takes a somewhat blended inspiration from skilled chip carvers like Wayne Barton. The result is a distinguishedv-carved Mantle Clock that you can use yourself or give to someone as a special gift!

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IMPORTANT: Before outputting any toolpaths you should carefully check all part sizes and the material setup to make sure they are appropriate for your actual setup. You should also check and re-calculate all toolpaths with safe and appropriate settings for your material, CNC machine and tooling.

Trial Version Users
If you are not currently a VCarve Pro, VCarve Desktop or Aspire customer or do not yet use the latest version of the release software, then you can access a selection of these projects which will work with the Trial version of each program. Follow this link to our Project of the Month Trial Software Page to view the range available.

Terms of Use: The projects and artwork are provided on the understanding that they will only be used with Vectric software programs. You may use the designs to carve parts for sale but the Files and/or Vectors, Components or Toolpaths within them (or any derivatives) may not be converted to other formats, sold to, or shared with anyone else. This project is Copyright – Vectric Ltd.