Text on Text

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Text on Text

Postby mchurchf » Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:18 pm

This is my first attempt with a text on text using aspire 3D.

Issues:

1. I set the depth of the cut to be .5" but it cut about .75". I used a touch plate to set the Z. It was a .75" board and when I held it up to the sun I could almost see through it. I put a .25 ply backboard on it so it helped

2. The cuts around the letters were rough and showed tool marks. I used poplar so I'm not surprised about the sanding needed but not sure about the tool marks which I couldn't sand.

I used a .25 endmill for the rough cut and a .125 ball nose for the finish with a step over of 8%.

Any suggestions?
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Re: Text on Text

Postby M Queen » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:20 pm

Here is how I handle text on top of text: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdK2VONXZPc.
Here is how it works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZa3y8NSmS0
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Re: Text on Text

Postby mtylerfl » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:23 pm

Looks good.

Check your material Set Up to see if you accidentally had a .25" gap set down from the top surface of the material. If so, that could be one reason why the cut was made too deep.
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