No Secrets: Open-source CAM Application Bares All

Note: The following article appeared in Digital Machinist Volume 5 No. 3 Fall 2010. HeeksCAD has continued to mature since then. The current user interface may vary significantly from the images below. No Secrets: Open-source CAM application bares all. In the opening scene of the 1981 movie Raiders of the Lost Ark, explorers come upon…

HeeksCNC sample files

I’ve been making some sample files for the basic operations in HeeksCNC.  I’ll have one for profiling, pocketing, etc and I’ll upload the .heeks files to the wiki.  Here’s a link.   Maybe this will help newbies learn HeeksCNC a bit easier or maybe they’ll be useful for testing new features.