randy-webinar-banner__002_.jpg

WEBINARS & TRAINING

SHARK logo+Text+tagline long color.png

Upcoming Webinars and Online Training

VCarve Design and Toolpath Essentials
Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22    
Promo image for 02 01 to 22 2022 VCarve Class_edited.jpg

Online Class

VCarve Design and Toolpath Essentials
Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22  
7-9 pm Central Time Zone
$225 Includes four class sessions

If you're new to VCarve or need a refresher on the essentials of using VCarve and setting up toolpaths, then this class is for you. This class shows you how to layout and design various CNC projects and provides an in-depth look at setting up and creating tool paths, including choosing your bits and setting feeds, speeds, and chip loads. These classes will be recorded, so if you miss the live class, you can still watch the video - but registration is required.

Erika Kurdziel.jpg
Shark CNC Question & Answer Time with the experts. 
Thursday, February 10
Randy Johnson.jpg
Ron Shapland.jpg
Brandon Albritton.jpg
Tim Owens.jpg

Free Webinar

Shark CNC Question & Answer time with the experts. 
Thursday, February 10
7-8:30 pm Central Time Zone

Hosted by Next Wave’s Tech Support, engineering, and training staff. 
This FREE webinar is open to all Next Wave machine owners. If you have questions about your Next Wave CNC machine, how to best use it, or just what to listen to, join us for this 90-minute Question & Answer time with the experts from Next Wave CNC. 
This webinar will focus primarily on Shark CNC setup, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance plus some tips and tricks.  General questions about VCarve will also be covered, but if you're new to VCarve, it's recommended that you also attend the VCarve Design and Toolpath Essentials class which provides detailed instruction on creating VCarve designs and tool paths. This webinar will be recorded so you can watch it again, or if you can’t attend the class - but registration is required.

Rotary 4th Axis Setup and Operation
Saturday, February 19

Online Class

Rotary 4th Axis Setup and Operation
Saturday, February 19
9 AM to 12 Noon Central Time Zone
$75

Promo image for 02 19 2022 Rotary Class_edited.jpg

This three-hour class provides a detailed look at setting up and operating your Shark CNC Rotary 4th Axis. It covers rotary project design basics, 4th axis setup, material setup, plus some rotary tips and tricks.

This class assumes that you have a working knowledge of using VCarve and creating tool paths. If you're new to VCarve, it's recommended that you also attend the VCarve Design and Toolpath Essentials class since the Rotary class only covers the Rotary tools and techniques in VCarve.

This class will be recorded so you can watch it again, or if you can’t attend the class - but registration is required.

Shark Laser Setup and Operation
Tuesday, March 1 

Online Class

Shark Laser Setup and Operation
Tuesday, March 1 
7-9 pm Central Time Zone
$50

Promo image for 03 01 2022 Laser Class_edited.jpg

This two-hour class covers setting up and operating your Shark Laser accessory (both 2-watt and 7-watt models) – including laser and material setup, how to use VCarve to create laser tool paths for laser engraving your vector and photo designs, plus some laser tips and tricks.
This class assumes that you have a working knowledge of using VCarve and creating tool paths. If you're new to VCarve, it's recommended that you also attend the VCarve Design and Toolpath Essentials class since the Laser class only covers the Laser tools and techniques in VCarve.
This class will be recorded so you can watch it again, or if you can’t attend the class - but registration is required.

CNC Spoil Board - Installation, Maintenance, and Benefits
Tuesday, March 15
Promo image for 03 15 2022 Spoil Board Class_edited.jpg

Online Class

CNC Spoil Board - Installation, Maintenance, and Benefits
Tuesday, March 15
7-9 pm Central Time Zone
$50

Learn about the benefits of using a spoil board and how to choose one that works best with your machine and work style. This two-hour class covers the process of setting and maintaining a CNC spoil board. You will learn about the different types of spoil boards - including the pros and cons of each as well as the best materials and hardware for your setup. You will learn how to install, surface, trim and maintain a spoil board as well as various clamping techniques that work best with the different types of spoil boards.

This class assumes that you have a working knowledge of using VCarve and creating tool paths. If you're new to VCarve, it's recommended that you also attend the VCarve Design and Toolpath Essentials class since the Spoil Board class only covers the VCarve techniques that apply to setting up and maintaining a spoil board.

This class will be recorded so you can watch it again, or if you can’t attend the class - but registration is required.

Getting Started with your Shark CNC

This one-hour webinar will show you how to get started with your SHARK CNC. Topics will include:

WATCH NOW

• Machine setup
• VCarve basic design workflow
• The basics of using the Shark LCD Control Pendant
• The basics of using Ready2Control software
• Bits and materials
• CNC Tips

LCD Color Touch Screen Pendant Setup

This one-hour webinar will show you how to use the basic and advanced features on your LCD Touchscreen Pendant.

WATCH NOW

• Pendant setup and operation
• Homing and Zeroing routines
• Special features and functions
• Firmware Version 6.0 updates

Ready2Control Setup and Operation

This one-hour webinar will show you how to use the basic and advanced features in Ready2Control.

WATCH NOW

• Setup and operation
• Loading and previewing tool paths
• Viewport options
• Axis control and keyboard functions
• Virtual Zero Unlimited
• Updating process

Please visit this page often for new innovative webinars.