Wednesday, June 22th

For those who have arrived and would like to get together we are designating a happy hour location and will be meeting at 6:30 PM – Location TBA

Thursday, June 23th

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Check-In
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome: Welcome and overview of agenda and conference resources (store, gallery, events)
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Introduction to The CarveWright System: Out-of-the-box, Online Resources, Accessories, and Activation
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Basics of Project Designer and Machine Operation: New project, pattern placement, centering & mirroring, and setting up a project to carve. Project Designer BASIC
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Carving Signs & Lithos: Text, depth & height, textures, and import image. Project Designer BASIC & Designer PRO, Centerline Text, Conforming Vectors
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch – We will set up machines to be carving during lunch.
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Dynamic Surfacing: Domes, textures, piercing and merging. Project Designer BASIC
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Overview of Project Designer PRO Features: Vector Groups, Pattern Along Path, and more. Project Designer PRO
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Featured Speaker: CarveWright Sign-Making Business
6:00 PM Banquet Dinner: It’s on us! Included with Registration – Location Villa Capri Italian on the Lake in Casa Mia 3713 Nasa Pkwy, Seabrook, TX 77586.  Guest banquet tickets can be purchased here

 

Friday, June 24th

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Store Orders & Pickup
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Making Your Own Patterns: Project Designer, Vector Drawing Suite, Pattern Modeling Suite, Pattern Sculptor
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Making Your Own Patterns: Learn how and why to use the DXF Importer and STL Importer. DXF Importer and STL Importer
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch – We will set up machines to be carving during lunch.
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Troubleshooting and Basic Repair: What, When, and How: Basic maintenance, bearings, brushes, motors and sensors.
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Troubleshooting and Basic Repair (cont.): What, When, and How: Basic maintenance, bearings, brushes, motors and sensors.
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Featured Speaker: David Jochim – Upcycling Old wood Into Works Of Art
6:00 PM Friday Night Event (optional) – TBA

 

Saturday, June 25th

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Store Orders & Pickup
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Overview of the Accessories – The Rotary Jig: How to use the Rotary Jig and accompanying software. Rotary Jig
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 PM – 12:00 PM Overview of the Accessories – Scanning Probe and Sanding Mops: Setting up a scan, downloading and editing a scan. Cleaning up carvings with the sanding mops. Scanning Probe, Pattern Editor, Sanding Mops
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Featured Speaker: Michael Tyler – 3D Scanning Techniques – What, How, and Why!
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Featured Speaker: Michael Tyler – 3D Scanning Techniques – What, How, and Why!
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Q and A: Ask questions about anything that wasn’t covered or you want clarification on, and we will be happy to get you answers.
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Final Evening Event (optional) – Conference Closing Party with BBQ at the home of Chris Lovchik’s (Founder and CEO). Come tour the library that the CarveWright built and enjoy the wonderful amenities of his home (fish, swim, play pool or just sit and relax with friends). BBQ plate only $10 (we need to know how many to expect).