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DeskProto manuals as PDF files


image of the Tutorial's cover page
110 pages, including
  • Setup tips
  • Quick Start
  • Seven lessons, with many illustrations:
    1. the Picture Frame (basic information)
    2. the Bottle (two separate halves)
    3. the Venus Bust (rotation axis)
    4. the Cell phone (two-sided machining)
    5. 2D Machining
    6. Bitmap Machining
    7. Five-Axis Machining
Flag Britain - Download the V6.1 Tutorial (PDF/ 3.8 Mb)

Two translations of the Tutorial book are available:
- The German translation can be obtained via the German DeskProto distributor.
- The French translation via the download below. This is for the old DeskProto Version 6.0 though !

Flag Francais - Telechargement du V6.0 Didacticiel (PDF/ 3.7 Mb)

Lesson 3 and 4 of the Tutorial each use a geometry file that is not included in the DeskProto trial version download. To allow trial users to complete the Tutorial you can download the files here:
Download an STL file of the Venus bust (ZIP/ 3.0 Mb)
Download an STL file of the Cellphone front (ZIP/ 3.6 Mb)

Reference manual

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239 pages, including
  • Essentials
  • Screen Layout
  • Command Descriptions
  • Concepts
  • Troubleshooting
Download the V6.1 Reference manual (PDF/ 4.4 Mb)

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