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petes
29-01-2015, 08:01 AM
Hi
I new member and familiar coreldraw, what the best suggestion and easy to use for gcode Mach3
I do acrylic cutting, grooves etc by hand and lathe now, next plan to use cnc please advise

I have tried to use rhino but very hard to define the thickness.

Thank you.

EddyCurrent
29-01-2015, 10:06 AM
I have tried to use rhino but very hard to define the thickness.Thank you.

Unless you want to do 3D work then thickness is not an issue, a 2D CAD would be okay. CamBam; http://www.cambam.info/screenshots/ includes some good 2D CAD functions as well as being a good CAM software.

You could try Sketchup; http://www.sketchup.com/ but Rhino is the one I use.