Overhang Signs with Outline Tool

This month I’ll show you the method for creating outlines and cut paths for projects that have patterns that overhang the main body of the design layout. I have received many “How did you do that?” inquiries on the subject, so I decided to write up a tutorial about it using a Fish Camp sign as an […]

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Group & Merge Features in Designer

Adapted from carvebuddy.com’s Tips & Tricks. In this Tips & Tricks I’ll demonstrate the function of the group and merge tools while creating a simple trivet layout. Later, you can apply these techniques to designs of your own. Despite its appearance, this trivet design does not require any special jigging or sled for carving it out. It only […]

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Using the Grid in Designer

You may have noticed in another article or video where there was a grid of “squares” on the board surface. This is a really nice feature to help you layout objects with a degree of precision. The Grid can be viewed/turned on by selecting “View/Toggle Grid Lines” from the Designer menu. By default, the grid […]

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Bit Optimization Tool

Bit Optimization Using the “Bit Optimization” feature in Designer can make a dramatic difference in how well your carvings turn out. Most often, choosing “Bit Optimization – BEST” will yield cleaner, more defined detail in your carving projects. Bit Optimization sets the limit with which the bit carves into tight areas to preserve the top […]

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Depth and Height Tools

DEPTH The adjustment of depth and height are essential tools for fine tuning your designs in Project Designer. These tools allow the creation of more intricate layering of patterns to create more visual interest in the design. Depth is describing the lowest level, or the base, of the carving, pattern or element. Most patterns, when […]

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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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Project Designer Tutorials

STEP-BY-STEP DESIGN PROJECTS – LEARN BY DOING! The latest tutorials have been made into video form and can be found through the link below. SOFTWARE BASICS VIDEOS HERE CARVEWRIGHT LEARNING GUIDE HERE The tutorials listed below are a collection we have created over the years for our conferences and classes. Some projects include features or patterns […]

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Project Designer PRO Tutorials

Project Designer PRO builds on all the features available in Project Designer BASIC, but has a number of features and tools exclusive to it. To see an overview of these and how they work, see the Project Designer PRO software manual. DOWNLOAD PROJECT DESIGNER PRO MANUAL For installation and activation information visit the download page. […]

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