Jade & Ebony Box

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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Jade & Ebony Box

This “Jade & Ebony” box project is all wood, yet has a realistic appearance of carved green jadestone. The casual onlooker will be convinced it’s the real thing! The “jade” effect was created with a fun marbleizing technique described in the finishing section of these instructions. The best part is, anyone can do it! The project uses the new Moulding Toolpath feature released to the public with Aspire (and VCarve) version 8.5 . This introduces an easy and efficient method to create nicely profiled mouldings of all kinds..

The finished dimensions of this project are approximately 13 " W x 8 " D x 8 " T

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which Vectric software do i need to be able to open the free project files?

Versions 8.5+ of the software

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