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by DianaB
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Tune up?
Replies: 1
Views: 1726

Tune up?

What do I need to check / adjust / tune up between projects? Does anyone have a schedule of what parts they check and when to check them?
by DianaB
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Current Offset question
Replies: 0
Views: 3314

Current Offset question

I needed to do a tool change and was attempting to use the current offset for x,y. After I got the prompt I went to the jog screen, hit rapid positioning, changed my tool then hit the "current offset for x,y" and it moved the tool to the correct x position but not the y position. I don't know how to...
by DianaB
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut
Replies: 5
Views: 947

Re: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut

I will try that. I think I did and couldn't get it to work but I will review it and try again.
by DianaB
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut
Replies: 5
Views: 947

Re: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut

I did get the concept to work and posted a followup new thread. I am not quite sure what you mean when you say make sure the endmill stickout is consistent with that setting? I was not able to set a -Z in Carbide Motion as far as I could tell so I ended up setting a higher Z value than my material a...
by DianaB
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Tip for saving your spoilboard.
Replies: 0
Views: 757

Tip for saving your spoilboard.

After watching the YouTube video "Don't Spoil Your Spoilboard" I wanted to try the same thing with the Shapeoko. I was limited by Carbide motion and Carbide The basic premise of the video is you flip your way of thinking upside down. Typically if you have .5 inches of material to cut through you you...
by DianaB
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut
Replies: 5
Views: 947

toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut

New here, just bought a used Shapeoko XXL. I have been looking through a ton of videos and reading a bunch and now I have a question. I stumbled over a YouTube video about not spoiling your spoil board. The gentleman has a different machine and thus different software but I need some help with apply...