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1 *FAQ Introduction*

Within this section you will find Frequently Asked Questions, and their answers.If you have a question you think should be here, please send us a note! nwd@nwdesigns.com

2 Auto slab separation from the background

Slab Maker has the ability to automatically separate a slab from it's background. It is a multistage process, and it depends on a consistent background behind the slab. This FAQ will show you how to get the best results from Slab Makers auto-slab separation…

3 Backing up your Slabsmith data

Please use the following instructions to backup your data as needed. Manual backup Instructions for manually backing up your database and "ssData" large file folder. Backing up the database Tell everyone to stop using Slabsmith so they don't change the database…

4 Calibration Quick Start

Calibrating the Slabsmith photostation is always unique to each customer. Yet the general guidelines are always the same. This FAQ will help you understand what an ideal setup looks like. Camera settings Normally, the only camera setting that you expect to…

5 Locating a slab on a saw

There are numerous ways to locate a slab on your saw. Using your saw's camera/projection laser. If you have a saw that already uses a laser or camera to locate the slab on the saw, you can use the DXF layout from Slabsmith to align the outline of the slab…

6 DXF Export Options Featured

This page is correct for Slabsmith version 2017.5+ DXF export options are set in the "Saw" tab of the "Slabsmith Database Administration" program. Note: If you have the settings that work well for a saw not on this list, please forward them to: nwd@nwdesigns.com…