I am trying to create the family coat of arms inside a pocket area. I know how to contour the actual coat of arms if it was the only step. I also have done a basic raised lettering inside a pocket successfully. The challenge I see is that when I combine the two, the pocket step proceeds to cut out any areas that were not contoured virtually eliminating the coat of arms image.
I am cutting wood.
I have a Shapeoko 4
I use Carbide Create
I am a 65 year old retired rookie trying to learn something new!!!
Zoomed in and selected the outer line of the image, then selected the inner frame around the outside of the image. (Highlighting both) moved to toolpath. Chose Advanced Vcarve using 1/8 inch bit and 60 degree Vbit to clear back ground.
Disabled the first advanced Vcarve process. Then selected the whole image and again chose Advanced Vcarve using a 20 degree Vbit on the image alone. I got the following result.
Thanks for follow-up… If I have viewed the above feedback correctly, it shows the coat of arms recessed in the pocket. What I was hoping for is for the coat of arms to be raised in the pocket. Is this possible?
Dooryard seems to be heading in the right direction but I can’t duplicate the tool path simulation shown above… I am able to highlight a line around the coat of arms. How do I select to pocket outline and the outside line on the coat of arms to create the pocket tool path?