Big Buck Bank

I’m Michael Tyler and for more than 8 years I have been creating Vectric’s Free monthly projects. I’ve made everything from spring wreaths and mantle clocks, to snow sledges and cheeseboards.

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Big Buck Bank

The Big Buck Bank project features a vcarve method to create engraved appearance of the front and back of an enlarged dollar bill. I got the inspiration to try this technique from a discussion on the Vectric Forum. The procedure used was to create thin component models of the front and back of a dollar bill image, import STL versions of each into separate instances of VCarve Pro 8, then create a finish toolpath with a large stepover setting to yield a line engraving effect.

The finished dimensions of this project are approximately 10.5 " W x 4 " D x 5 " T

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Versions 8+ of the software

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