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Circular, rectangular or linear Guilloche pattern to emulate Rose Engine lathe work or other ornamental turning patterns
Flat (X/Y/Z coordinates) or rotary engraving on indexer (X/Z/A or Y/Z/B coordinates)
Variable number of loops, traces, line resolution and pattern repetitions
Variable loop amplitudes and angle offset
Selectable line width/depth changes
.dxf vector output or .bmp bitmap for import to CAM software (like Vectric Aspire or VCarvePro)
Direct G-code generation for v-bit machining
Variable diameter definition for non-cylidrical rotary/indexer work (e.g. cones, wine glasses, pool cues, baseball bats, etc.)
This software runs on Windows PC only and was tested with Win10. It will most likely run on Windows7 and XP as well.
All G-Code is to be executed with a v-bit between 30 degrees and 120 degrees included angle. Alternatively, a diamond drag bit can be used for intricate patterns with constant narrow line width.
The surface of the blank to be machined must be absolutely parallel to the table, ideally milled flat before cutting the pattern.
Similarly, blanks on an indexer for rotary engraving should be dead centered or ideally milled round. Any runout will negatively affect the v-bit engraving (spring loaded diamond drag bits are less susceptible to runout or non-flat surfaces).