Adrian wrote:I do it by drawing a rectangle the size of my table plus the diameter of the bit (that bit depends on whether you have open ends and/or sides on the table) and create a pocket toolpath with the raster option set.
Some control software (like the Shopbot one) have routines that do spoil board surfacing as well.
tmerrill wrote:I suggest you use a ramped entry with a bit like that.
The pocket toolpath offers the option for Ramp Plunge moves which is perfect for that application.
I now go down .03"/pass
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