Activation Instructions For Designer 3 or Prior Registering Through Designer Software (Suggested option) Open the CarveWright Designer software software, using the icon on your computer desktop. REMEMBER: IF YOU ARE USING ANY WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM OTHER THAN XP, you will need to open Project Designer by right-clicking on the icon and selecting RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR […]
Category: Designer 1-3 Tutorials
This category contains all the tutorial content for the CarveWright Designer Software. It, however, doesn’t present it in any particular order. Please refer to our LEARNING TO USE section to find the tutorials ordered in a linear fashion for optimal learning.
TIPS & TRICKS – Modeling Vines with Vectors
Did you know you can make carving patterns with just the BASIC software tools? This is a quick and easy demonstration of making vines by drawing lines and using the Depth Profile and Make Pattern tools. Watch the video and follow along to learn more about these great tools everyone has! Then use these vines […]
Tutorial 9.2 Vcarve Suite – Vector Group using Imported DXF
Vcarve Suite tutorial video demonstrating the Vector Group feature for V-carving an Imported DXF with the DXF Layout add-on software. Printable version of this tutorial. DOWNLOAD TUTORIAL
Pocket Cutting Techniques
This two part video series demonstrates different pocket cutting techniques using vector tool paths in the Project Designer software
Tutorial 6.2 – Large Tiled Sign
Enlarging a design to carve as multiple pieces. Sometimes referred to as the “Tiling Technique”
Tutorial 6.1 – English Pub Sign
Culmination of software basics. Using what we’ve learned to make a detailed design.
Tutorial 5.3 – Invert, Appliques and Two Sided Carvings
Short explainer tutorials on how to use the invert tool, create appliques (carving a cutout), and setting up 2 sided carvings.
Tutorial 5.2 – Domes and Merging
Tutorials explaining the use of the Select Surface Tool and the Merge Styles. Other resources for learning more on these topics. Chapter 3 of Learning Guide – Dynamic Surfacing Group & Merge Features in Designer
Tutorial 5.1 – Carving Through A Board
Creating a “carve through” project for piercing all the way through a board.
Tutorial 4.3 – Make a Lithophane Jig
Creating a jig for carving lithophanes.