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by Ian Richardson
Tue, Mar 12 2013, 1:09PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Leaving skin along edge during outline
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Re: Leaving skin along edge during outline

Thanks Josh, that makes sense but its just weird that it just happens when it travels along the edge. Cuts great everywhere else.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Heres one. As you can see the skin. Even after it has done the second "removing skin" pass.

Ian
by Ian Richardson
Tue, Mar 12 2013, 11:51AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Leaving skin along edge during outline
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Leaving skin along edge during outline

Just a few facts first: 3/4" Melamine. 1/2" tool for outline. No matter if its a large piece (cuts outline in one pass) or small pieces( 2 passes). The finished process leaves a 0.01" skin along the bottom edge. The length of the table. About 1/2" - 3/4" wide. I hope Im expl...
by Ian Richardson
Fri, Mar 08 2013, 5:37PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Edge banding the waste board??
Replies: 3
Views: 1277

Edge banding the waste board??

I have edge banded the table board to maximize vacuum, but what about the waste board? Will this help at all? Noticing that at G901 corner the Baltic birch that I am using curls up a bit and cant seem to force it down. Only things to do is nest in a different corner, change panel of wood to somethin...
by Ian Richardson
Sat, Feb 23 2013, 11:14PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??
Replies: 14
Views: 4251

Re: Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??

Actually Scott the large black rectangle represents the table. The red is the 36" sq sheet.
Thanks for everyones input. Much appreciated. Will play with ideas on Monday.

Ian
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by Ian Richardson
Sat, Feb 23 2013, 5:57PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??
Replies: 14
Views: 4251

Re: Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??

You could also nest it to the corner and use a fixture offset to move it to the center or use a really big collar value. You can set up a material type to do this automatically. If you have to nest several items in specific places then Scott's suggested method is the better way. Thanks Daniel, coul...
by Ian Richardson
Sat, Feb 23 2013, 5:54PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??
Replies: 14
Views: 4251

Re: Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??

Sorry for the confusion. Should have drawn this first. As you can see a 36" x 36" panel with a 6"x6" cut out in the middle. I have Solidworks, I thought there might be a simpler way to "fool" the machine to tell it where to start.
Thanks
Ian
by Ian Richardson
Sat, Feb 23 2013, 11:43AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??
Replies: 14
Views: 4251

Manually cutting a shape in middle of board??

Hi, new here. Learning every day. I have a question. Here's the scenario: I have a 36"sq piece of 3/4" mdf. I would like to cut a 6"x 6" piece out of it. If I was to input this info manually then nest it. It would nest the piece on the corner. What if I wanted to have it nested i...

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