This Peanut Shell Vectric project features 2-sided machining and uses several new features introduced with Aspire version 8! The segmented construction yields a very nice serving dish for candies, nuts, pretzels, or what have you.
The files are laid out for 5.5″ -wide material. This was done intentionally so that all files could be machined from the same 1×6 board for CNC’s large or small. The main idea was to “match” the grain when the part slices were glued together. Each material length for the sample was cut in succession from the same board and kept in the same order and grain orientation when placed on the machine bed. This is not essential to do, but I rather liked the ‘grain match’ effect.
The finished dimensions of the Peanut Dish are about: 5″ Wide x 13.2″ long x 2.25″ Tall
This free Vectric Project requires Aspire 8.0 or higher.
Designed by Michael Tyler, carvebuddy.com – April 2015
The sample shown was machined with a ShopBot Buddy PRSalpha BT48 CNC