Dear John Smith,
We are happy to send you this next issue of the DeskProto newsletter,
about "CNC machining for non-machinists". We hope
that you will enjoy reading.
Over 100,000 DeskProto Video views on YouTube.
Videos are a great tool to teach novice users how DeskProto can be used for
various applications. The DeskProto channel on YouTube features 18
videos, telling about: 5-axis work, Avatar milling, Basic skills,
Jewelry wax models, Lithophanes, Picture frames, Venus and much
more. Latest addition is a tutorial video on geographic relief
Also see the Playlist with
Videos by DeskProto users >>
Join the 100,000 prior visitors on the
YouTube DeskProto channel >>
DeskProto now also in Chinese !
Last week we have released a DeskProto translation in Simplified
Chinese. This is perfect for users in mainland China, and
can also be understood by users in HongKong and Taiwan. For current
users (DP V6) the translation is a free update.
DeskProto now is
available in seven languages: English, Chinese,
Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
A Chinese trial
version is available at
Contest at RapidPro: win iModela milling machine.
Delft Spline Systems and Roland DG will exhibit together at the
trade fair and conference in Veldhoven,
the Netherlands. The show is on Feb 26 and 27. Admission is free,
registration is required at www.rapidpro.nl >>
At the RapidPro Roland organizes a Contest, offering
an iModela CNC milling machine as prize.
Also on display will be a beautiful relief
model of the Dutch coast (see below), and the most Rapid
Prototype ever: the
Savage Rivale >>
More geographic relief models.
The small image left shows the Port of Rotterdam in relief,
including the bottom of the sea. It is part of a larger relief: the
complete coastline of the Netherlands. This coastline has been
machined as a 7 meter long relief model for a Dutch
coastal defence exhibition. This same model, machined in wood
on a smaller scale, is competing for the RapidPro Award. Read more:
Dutch coast and sea bottom model >>
A great new USA relief shows the complete Bay Area (Silicon
Valley), machined in wood. See Gallery page
USA relief models >>
Try for yourself and download the DeskProto trial version from our website.
started you can use the tutorials (both video and PDF) and the sample geometries.
is all possible completely free of charge !
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