RE: [SherlineCNC] Tool Path Question
- I figured you might. I hate "cleaning up" the hole when I need to resort to that method. I just take it a little slower, and let the CNC do the job.
From: SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Thomas D. Dean
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 11:10 AM
Subject: Re: [SherlineCNC] Tool Path Question
On 05/21/13 10:36, KM6VV wrote:
> Without CNC or the CAD/CAM package (manual calcs), the rotary table will simplify the cuts.
I do not have CNC, yet. I am waiting for an answer (3 working days,
now) from Sherline on what parts I need to purchase for the upgrade.
> I wouldn't use a twist drill to remove material, unless you are manually drilling stock.
> Twist drills are not made to cut on their sides, just straight down.
I know that. I was thinking of drilling holes through the material with a twist drill, be faster to remove lots of the material and would not be using an expensive end mill.
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