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News, March 2012

Sent to: John Smith, Delft Spline Systems, NL
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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.

Picture frame video still New tutorial video: machine this great Picture frame !
We proudly present a tutorial video on the Picture Frame sample geometry. It teaches you how to create toolpaths using the 'Basic 3D' wizard and how to machine a frame in wood. A video on two-sided machining will follow. The frame is a free geometry, that comes with every trial version download.
View it via YouTube or via the DeskProto Frame videos page >>

The CNCzone logo DeskProto forum on
Since a few weeks a dedicated DeskProto forum has been added to, the world's largest CNC community.
Feel free to enter any question and/or comment, and perhaps you can assist other users as well. An active forum will be good for all users.

DP website screenshot DeskProto V6 Updater
Since the release of V6 a few bugfix builds have already been created. These builds are free for current V6 users. You can find the latest information about the bugfix versions and you can download the free Updater Setup on website page Build History >>

DP logo in Spanish colors DeskProto V6 now also in Spanish
The text below (about& this new translated version) is in Spanish.
¡Durante los últimos meses hemos estado trabajando en la traducción de DeskProto V6, y ahora nos complace anunciarles el lanzamiento de DeskProto en español! Puede encontrarlo en la página de descarga
La versión de prueba admite tanto inglés como español. Se puede instalar sobre su actual versión en inglés: su licencia seguirá siendo válida. (Si ha cambiado máquinas o postprocesadores, asegúrese de copiar primero estos archivos de controladores en una ubicación distinta.)

Scale model train Electric train model in DeskProto Gallery
The latest addition to the DeskProto Gallery is this scale 1:87 train model, of the first electric train in the Netherlands (ZHESM, 1908). It has been made from scratch by a hobbyist user, using the free SketchUp CAD software and a desktop CNC machine.
Read the complete story on ZHESM Gallery page >>

Try for yourself and download the DeskProto trial version from our website.
To get started you can use the tutorials (both video and PDF) and the sample geometries.
This is all possible completely free of charge !

Best Regards,

Lex Lennings.

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