Holding material

Assembly questions and answers for the Shapeoko 3 CNC Mill
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BubbaRay
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Holding material

Post by BubbaRay » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:54 pm

With a Shapeoko XXL, how do you secure the piece of wood you plan on milling?

WillAdams
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Re: Holding material

Post by WillAdams » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:31 pm

Lots of options:

- double-sided tape
- blue painter's tape and cyanoacrylate glue
- screws
- nails
- clamps and threaded inserts: http://docs.carbide3d.com/tutorials/shapeoko-clamps/ and http://docs.carbide3d.com/tutorials/project-wasteboard/
- clamps and T-tracks: https://shop.carbide3d.com/collections/ ... rack-table

There are entire books written on this, and we have a page on the wiki: https://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Workholding
Shapeoko 3XL #0006 w/ Carbide Compact Router w/0.125″ and ¼″ Carbide 3D precision collets

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