Drawing

The Gadgets in this section create vectors or perform other drawing related tasks within VCarve Pro and Aspire.

To install a gadget, download the installer and run it. The gadget will be installed into the "Vectric Files\Gadgets\Aspire V4.0" or "Vectric Files\Gadgets\VCarve Pro V7.0" folder in your Documents folder (http://support.vectric.com/aspire-questions/item/where-is-the-vectric-files-folder).

The Gadget will be available next time you restart the program.

Gear Maker Gadget

Gear Maker Gadget

This gadget will create vectors for gears. You can specify the number of teeth, diametral pitch, pressure angle along with a central bore.

If you have an existing gear produced by Gear Maker selected when you run the gadget again, the parameters will be picked up from the selected gear.

Author: Ryan Patterson - www.cabinetpartspro.com Version:1.0
Circle Resize

Circle Resize

This gadget will resize all circles in the selection which match the specified diameter within a user specified tolerance. This means you can easily change all the say 0.175" holes in a job to 0.25".

WARNING Save your job before running this gadget as you will not be able to undo the changes it makes.

Author: Vectric Version:1.0
Spiral Gadget

Spiral Gadget

This gadget will create a spiral vector for gears. You can specify the spiral type, size and number of rotations.

If you have an existing vector produced by the Spiral Gadget selected when you run the gadget again, the parameters will be picked up from the selected spiral and you can edit the spiral.

Author: Ryan Patterson - www.cabinetpartspro.com Version:1.0
Tangents Gadget

Tangents Gadget

This gadget will create vectors for the tangents between two circles. To use the gadget, simply select two circles and then run the gadget. The tangent lines will be created on a layer called "Tangents"

 

Author: Ryan Patterson - www.cabinetpartspro.com Version:1.0
Valance Gadget

Valance Gadget

This gadget will create vectors for a Valance. When you run the gadget you can specify the dimensions for the valance.

Author: Ryan Patterson - www.cabinetpartspro.com Version:1.0

Dovetail Gadget

Dovetail Gadget

This gadget can be used to create toolpaths for creating dovetail joints without the need for any specialist tools.

This pack comes with 3 Gadgets, Dovetail Detect, Pin Creator And Toolpath Creator, They can detect Dovetails you have created, Create Pins and Tails for you and then create the special toolpath needed to create the angled joint.

Author: Vectric Version:1.0
Fluter Gadget

Fluter Gadget

This gadget will create vectors for a Fluted panel. When you run the gadget you can specify the dimensions for the flute(s).

Author: Ryan Patterson - www.cabinetpartspro.com Version:1.0
Square Around Gadget

Square Around Gadget

This gadget will create a rectangular vector around the currently selected vectors with a user specified border gap. The vector is created on a layer called "Square_Around"

 

Author: Ryan Patterson - www.cabinetpartspro.com Version:1.0