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irregular surface carving
« on: January 23, 2016, 11:21:12 PM »
How do I set up to carve a surface that is irregular in shape, such as a gun stock? If I wanted to carve an image into a gunstock, how can I account for the varying shape?

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Re: irregular surface carving
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2016, 06:54:44 AM »
Have you looked into using a probe to map the gunstock?  I understand it takes quite a while but that could work for you.
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Re: irregular surface carving
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2016, 02:00:59 PM »
To get te general shape, I take a photo with a yardstick next to the item to carve. Import the photo, and you are good to go. Just be careful to keep your camera perpendicular to te gun-stock. This won't help with the curvature however.