Beginners Feeds and Speeds.

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I am the beginner! This is a short post about what I have learned so far. I intend it only to show the method I use to decide how to set my speeds and feeds. Use at you own risk! I begin with the chipload. It will be .05% to…

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A Golden Reliquary

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‘A what?’ was my response to the designer Owen Power when he approached me to do some work for his latest film. When he explained what it was, I was delighted with the challenge. Owen sent me an initial concept sketch which I drew up in CAD and sent back…

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CNC router test cut

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  I did an interesting routing test with my new CNC router today . It has a 600 X 900mm cutting area, by 70mm high. The object of this test was to go from a printed line drawing to a 3d cut shape. I stared by browsing through a beautiful…

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