Carving Jigs – Carrier Boards, Sleds and Rails

Adapted from Tips & Tricks by Ken Johnson (DocWheeler). What Is A Carving Jig? A carving jig is a constructed piece that holds your carving material in place while carving. A carving jig should: Hold the material to be carved firmly in position and under the rollers. Have a bottom board that has parallel sides and […]

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Carving Lithophanes

Lithophane’s are some of the most popular things made with the CarveWright System, and one of the easiest to make too!.  Use the tutorial resources below to learn how to make these amazing carvings. In Chapter 2, page 128 of the Learning Guide Lithophanes are covered very thoroughly, if you want a nice guide to […]

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Rotary Lithophanes

The CarveWright Rotary Jig can be used to create unique lithophanes using common PVC plumbing pipe. The results are impressive! Now you can create unique lithophanes that most people have never seen before. Rotary_PVC_Lithos_Tutorial This was also covered in a Build Blog article here.

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Materials to Carve

There are several materials other than wood that are popular with our users. Here is a list of the top products we’ve seen and experimented with. – Corian, Staron or other brands. There are many manufactures for this solid surface acrylic product, but you need to stay away from the variations with “ester” in them. […]

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The 7 Inch Rule

One of the most important items (and commonly missed) when getting started with the CarveWright CNC System is that the projects you carve need to be “Under the Rollers”. To do this, you need to make your actual project board 7” longer than the “virtual” board that appears in the Project Designer software when you […]

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Learning Guide

In order to assist in the learning curve of the CarveWright System, we have compiled our tutorial information into a linear learning guide. This guide will start at the beginning, teaching you how to use the system, and progress into more advanced features, accessories, and add-ons.  The linear progression of tutorials will help users build upon […]

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Machine Setup

Thank you for your purchase of the CarveWright System Before operating your new CarveWright machine, please take time to read and understand all provided materials concerning the machine care and maintenance. As with all precision machine tools, you will be required to operate and maintain your machine in accordance with all factory recommendations to insure […]

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