Using the spoil board

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Jeff
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Using the spoil board

Post by Jeff » Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:56 pm

I watch a lot of videos and never see anyone use the machine bed to set the Z zero.
If you used your spoil board to set the Z would that eliminate cutting in to it when cuttting a part out.
Or is there some other reason it is not used.
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Re: Using the spoil board

Post by WillAdams » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:09 pm

It's suitable when some aspect of the design requires that one reference off the bottom, say for joinery.
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