rob wrote:The good thing is that all of our measurements are taken from the top of the bed, not the top of the material, which means that if you mill down to 0.72", you will end up with 0.72". You are setting z=0 to the bed, right?
Yep, I am now...
rob wrote:You can definitely get more aggressive with the ramping. VCarve has options for spiral ramp (VERRRRY LONG) or, I forget what it's called, diagonal ramp? In any case you set the distance the ramp goes over. Try something like 2", since your depth pass is only 0.25" -- so you're going into the wood 1/32" for each 1/4" bit diameter travelled.
I'll be going after this, since this morning's cut took 1.5hrs, way too long.
rob wrote:Another bit of advice: set your pocket's tooling in VCarve to 80% stepover. That should save a little bit of time.