Something a little different

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Something a little different

Postby phill05 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:47 pm

Thought you might like to see what can be done with Aspire in stone.


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Re: Something a little different

Postby RhoTu » Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:53 pm

Wow! Very nice.

Could you post a few of the details, bits, feeds speeds, problems you ran into if any....


A real classic.
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Re: Something a little different

Postby phill05 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:50 pm

The head is 1800 mm wide by 300 mm high and the detail has a depth of 22 mm, the detail was draw up in Aspire 4 taken from an old image.
There are many problems using stone due to the abrasiveness wearing out cutters but I rough down with a 52 mm diamond then with a 20 mm diamond and finally with 12 mm self ground / shaped tungsten cutter.
D.O.C. 2 mm x 50% stepover on the 52 dia, 1 mm x 70% stepover on the 20 dia, finishing cut 6 mm x 0.02 stepover took a long time to finish.

This one was smaller but much more detailed.


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Re: Something a little different

Postby Rcnewcomb » Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:16 pm

Excellent!. I love seeing other people doing stonework.
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Re: Something a little different

Postby Timvmax » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:12 pm

Wow!
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Re: Something a little different

Postby armbrusterco » Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:15 am

Beautiful. Especially love the small one! Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Something a little different

Postby esteeme1 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:20 pm

Most impressive! I don't think I have the nerves to do a job like that.
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Re: Something a little different

Postby phill05 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:31 pm

esteeme1 wrote:Most impressive! I don't think I have the nerves to do a job like that.


Oh I am sure you would, just been looking on your website a BIG credit to you great work well pleased.

I work memorial crests as well but in stone or metal.

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