Design for industrial cutting with Vetric VCarve

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$40 Full ($20 Concession)

In this workshop, learn tools and tips of the trade for designing for industrial cutting, using VCarve.

Vectric VCarve is the software used to drive the Fabrication Lab CNC router. A CNC router uses a rotating cutting tool which moves in three axes to cut-out or carve parts in different types of materials. CNC routers can be used to put or prototype signage, wall art, custom furniture, clocks, toys, archways - the list goes on!

In this software induction you will learn how to import your design and prepare for cutting. Best of all you will learn how to take advantage of our VCarve makerspace license to enable you to work on your designs at home.

This workshop does not include a CNC induction, if you have completed your induction though and interested in learning more about designing for the CNC then this will be a great session to attend.



- Participants must be over 16 years of age
- Enclosed, flat footwear must be worn at all times
- Please become a State Library member before you arrive. If you already have a SLQ member account make sure you know your login details, you may be required to login during the workshop to access SLQ computers and to make bookings for equipment.

Before you book

Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.

Concession prices are for holders of; Student Card, Pension Card, Health Care Card. Please be aware that you will have to show your card when you turn up for the session, if card can not be produced you will have to pay the extra amount of the general admission costs.

If you have any specific needs in order to participate in this workshop please contact us at, and we will contact you to discuss your requirements further.

To find out more about what else is on offer, read up on our Fabrication Lab and community makerspace.


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