Cutting larger than your cut area

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James RS
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Cutting larger than your cut area

Post by James RS » Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:02 pm

Hello,
Has anyone cut larger pieces than the waste board on there Shapeoko 3.?

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Re: Cutting larger than your cut area

Post by WillAdams » Sat Oct 17, 2015 10:51 pm

I cut a piece larger than the working area when making my HDPE Wasteboard: http://www.shapeoko.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=6045
Shapeoko 3XL #0006 w/ Carbide Compact Router w/0.125″ and ¼″ Carbide 3D precision collets

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Re: Cutting larger than your cut area

Post by LTEPM » Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:42 pm

Completed a 32x34 carved sign, used tiling feature in VCarve desktop and glued two 16" boards together after the carving.

Takes some thought, but can be done.

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Re: Cutting larger than your cut area

Post by James RS » Sun Oct 18, 2015 4:49 pm

Found some answers on Youtube on Tiling, some good videos

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