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  1. That's interesting, Joe. I used A CNC for years,...

    That's interesting, Joe. I used A CNC for years, screwing the edges to the spoilboard and using tabs. Then I had a different job with no access to CNC for about 8 years. Now I'm back in a position...
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    I suppose that would have been useful to start...

    I suppose that would have been useful to start with.

    It will be indoor at our church.
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    Finish for carved mahogany cross

    Hi all.

    I am using VCarve Pro for the first time, and carving an Orthodox crucifix into inch thick mahogany.

    I have no idea what the best / easiest way to apply a finish to this is.

    Any...
  4. To be honest, I have been winging it. I've...

    To be honest, I have been winging it. I've worked with CNC for a long while in the past, but new to ShopBot and Vectric. I have NOT read every line of the manual.

    With that said, I did go over...
  5. Correction: I don't pick "Inside" when...

    Correction: I don't pick "Inside" when pocketing.....
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    On an older, non ShopBot CNC machine I had, we...

    On an older, non ShopBot CNC machine I had, we had a limit switch on the Z-axis. The sacrificial board was fairly stable, so after each skim, we would accurately measure the distance from the limit...
  7. Could using a "merged toolpath" cause a problem

    So, I created a toolpath to cut out several parts. There are internal slots and holes, one pocketed area, and one slot.

    I created four toolpaths. One for the pocketed area, where I choose...
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    I used wood glue to both seal the plenum AND glue...

    I used wood glue to both seal the plenum AND glue the bleeder down. It's MUCH less expensive than Shellac. I also didn't know what would happen if I tried to glue a surface finished with shellac. ...
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