Carve A Pumpkin With A Waterjet!

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  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    Attention lazy bastards everywhere! This is the best way to carve a pumpkin...ever. Speaking of carving pumpkins, where are all the [H] pumpkins?
     
  2. thesmokingman

    thesmokingman [H]ardness Supreme

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    ^^That probably takes more effort cuz you have to model it first. I've almost seen it all now thanks to you Steve!
     
  3. Exavior

    Exavior [H]ardForum Junkie

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    agreed, neat but looks like it would take a lot of effort.
     
  4. Fun

    Fun Limp Gawd

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    *was hoping for the mona lisa
     
  5. Nashligo

    Nashligo n00b

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    We have done this at my place of employment (coworker's project here). It is pretty easy to use, take a vector file and either autopath it, or manually define which direction the machine follows the lines in the file. We can instruct someone in the operation of the software and hardware in about four hours.
     
  6. Xrave

    Xrave [H]ardness Supreme

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    That water could have supported 5 families for a week in California.
     
  7. Nashligo

    Nashligo n00b

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    The machine uses 0.5-1 gallon per minute of cutting, and 3 gallons of recycled water for cooling. A shower is like 2 gallons per minute.
     
  8. MavericK

    MavericK Zero Cool

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    Kind of destroyed the back of the pumpkin...lol.

    Not as badly as I thought it would have, though.
     
  9. Prisoner849

    Prisoner849 Gawd

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    Sledgehammering the fly. I expected more.
     
  10. IcePickFreak

    IcePickFreak [H]ard|Gawd

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    It likely took longer to gut the pumpkin than to set that up.
     
  11. Time2Kill

    Time2Kill [H]ard|Gawd

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    If he would of sunk the pumpkin down into the water, it would of eliminated 95% if not all of the damage to the back side.
     
  12. DooLocsta

    DooLocsta [H]ard|Gawd

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    Overkill. I love it :D