CamBam – Tutorial: D Profile. This example is based on the efforts of my friend Terry (aka MrBean). Thanks Terry for the source files as well as CamBam beta. CamBam – Tutorial: Text Engraving. This tutorial describes inserting text into CamBam and genertating an engraving operation from it. The main place for CamBam video tutorials is here: CamBam CNC Software – Video Tutorials There are also a number of user created videos.
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Now for the hole. Top, Center or Bottom relative to Location. Select the root of the file tree on the left where it says 12t-htd. I have had some issues with this and at the moment, I have used height as relative to the height of a font capital ascent?? And yes it is tedious, and yes there is much not immediately obvious.
For all the terms down the left-hand side of the screen, you have to know what the terms mean in order to make CAMBAM function properly. I too was very frustrated when I first started using it, but just kept at it and suddenly. Yes, I know how to use 2. And if the forum is part of the manual then why haven’t we got an answer?
CamBam – Tutorial : 2.5D Profile
You may need cambaj edit the GCode file to suit your machine first. This example is based on the efforts of my friend Terry aka Tuhorial. As per DXF I may add other options to differentiate absolute bottom and baseline. In closing, please keep in mind that CAMBAM is very versatile and configurable, and they all interact, hence the menus and terms in them are vague. Yes, I know I need 3D to machine camba carved top for a guitar.
A long-term Cam Bam user has just finished and uploaded an indexed version of the new CamBam Help File that was released a few weeks ago. To create thin engraving, ideally a ‘stick’ font should be used, that is a font with no thickness. Set the target depth and other properties to match the first profileoperation. For information on changing the drawing units, see the getting started section.
Deselect any unneeded geometry like the inner and outer circles. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to tytorial This is the font name to use for the text. Change the InsideOutside property to Inside. Originally Posted by 10bulls. At the moment, CamBam only generates metric gcode from metric drawings and imperial gcode from Imperial drawings.
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This point is not currently used. I will let this go as part of being frustrated. I have been through the manual several times and just can’t get cambqm. I ask because the voice in those video’s are very relaxing.
Italic Italic Font Style. I couldn’t see how changes I made to the parameters translated into changes in the tool patterns.
Any tktorial for nice stick fonts, preferably in the public domain, would be extremely welcome. There is one long thread between a user Imagineer [I think] and 10 Bulls about some nuances of 3D. Multiple lines of text can be entered by clicking the elipses [ Font This is the font name to use for the text.
More moeny I hope I don’t waste!! Not exactly high art, but the letters are quite small tutoril and plywood isn’t the best precision engraving material but at least CamBam and my machine are playing together nicely! Tutlrial to use dowels or dominoes I guess, still working on some construction problems [of my own making] with the curved top.
This is the first and at the moment, only alignment point. Indexed CamBam Help File. I will try OpenScam and see if I can’t muddle through.
I’m looking to do 3D as well. How are those two pieces supposed to me joined? CAMBAM is a very versatile piece of software, hence it is difficult to make tutorials and videos for.
I am a visual type learner so manipulating examples is an effective learning mode for me. Bottom is actually the baseline of the text. For shallow engraving 0. This behaviour will be made more flexible in the next releases. I design with SketchUp 6 [yes older but hey. I can’t find one decent video tutorial.
Is that you in the CamBam plus Introduction video? Right click the machining node and select Create GCode file. This tutorial describes inserting text into CamBam and genertating an engraving operation from it.