Pocket toolpath outside in

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Pocket toolpath outside in

Postby jglazer » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:18 pm

Usually when I do a pocket carve, VCarve, calculates the tool path from the inside out. This is preferred as some of my pockets clear all the way through the material. However, I have noticed that sometimes it does outside in. This is problematic because if it it does the outside first the material frees up before being cleared and causes damage. Is there any way to ensure the inside-out approach? I am carving a very complex piece that has a LOT of pocket carves. It is not reasonable to break it into profile carves and pocket carves (I think).

Any suggestions?
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Re: Pocket toolpath outside in

Postby Martin Reid » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:25 pm

Dear jglazer

Set Profile Pass to Last in the Clear Pockets Section of the Pocket Toolpath dialogue.

Sincerely and in good faith
Martin
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