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CNC Quick Reference Sheet

Post by cmason » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:56 am

I taught a live demo class on cutting a joint out of oak with Fusion 360 and a Shapeoko 2. As a part of that I prepared a CNC Quick Reference Sheet with some of the things I commonly have to look up when I'm at the machine. I post it here in the hopes that it may be useful to others.

I'm going to post details about the joint separately.

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Re: CNC Quick Reference Sheet

Post by cvoinescu » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:11 pm

That's useful, and a good selection. It covers pretty much exactly the G-code I already know by heart. Almost everything not on that sheet I'd have to look up.

The only things I'd change would be to say that G53 applies only to the current line (unlike G54 etc), and to add G10 L2/L20 Pn (without which G54 etc. are not terribly useful). And maybe mention G92 too.
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Re: CNC Quick Reference Sheet

Post by cmcta82 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:29 pm

Thanks cmason very usefull for me:)

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Re: CNC Quick Reference Sheet

Post by WillAdams » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:50 pm

Had to puzzle about where to add this on the wiki.

Finally decided upon
Especially useful is [ CNC Quick Reference][ ... 99f#p39129] --- a one-page .pdf w/ the essentials of cutting and G-Code.
Every time something doesn't have an obvious place I worry --- is there some way in which the structure of the wiki could be improved? Any thoughts on this would be welcome.

Agree w/ Catalin that you need the compleat / useful pair of any commands. Might be useful to note when climb is clockwise and conventional counter-clockwise (and vice-versa). Also, might want to add a key indicating what bolding means. Lastly, I'd like to think it'd be better to link to the wiki than the forums --- if you wanted to add a forum link perhaps one to this thread soliciting suggestions?
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