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Forum topic by Rick Bailey posted 01-20-2015 03:47 AM 1570 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Rick Bailey

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01-20-2015 03:47 AM

I found this today and been messing around with it’s ,kinda cool.
Anyone play with yet? Oh it’s FREE!

“http://www.lathemagic.com/lm/

-- I'll bulid your dream,you tear it down.


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Woodknack

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#1 posted 01-20-2015 04:14 AM

It’s a 3D modeling program. It just helps you visualize the finished shape?

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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TheDane

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#2 posted 01-20-2015 03:01 PM

Hmmm … looks like a solution in search of a problem.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 01-20-2015 03:28 PM

I suppose it could be helpful to some people but could also be done without. I guess that a lot depends on the price.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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TheDane

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#4 posted 01-20-2015 03:44 PM

I guess that a lot depends on the price.

It is free, so I guess it is worth what you pay for it.

My point is that you still have to transmit the ‘plan’ to the wood.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#5 posted 01-20-2015 04:38 PM

It is free, so I guess it is worth what you pay for it.

The BETA is free :) And read the license.. any pattern you make becomes Public Domain??!

Cheers,
Brad

PS: Won’t run on my ‘puter anyway, so I won’t be trying it out any time soon.

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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lew

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#6 posted 01-21-2015 12:51 AM

Thanks!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Wildwood

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#7 posted 01-21-2015 11:34 AM

So downloaded the program and tried it. I am sure did not download everything needed or mentioned in instructions. Played with it for about ten minutes closed the program and could not bring it back up later. So deleted it this morning because do not need it.

While Lath Magic not for me think it is an outstanding program for what you can do with it. Really think woodturners more computer savvy than myself will have a lot of fun with it. If one of your patterns or drawings ends up in the public domain so what?

Every picture of my turnings I post on the internet is in public domain. If anyone wants to turn some of those things I would be honored. Please take and post better pictures than I do!

-- Bill

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