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Sep 17, 2004, 07:21 PM
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How do you cut balsa with CNC mill?

Hi ... i was thinking of getting balsa laser cut but now i have free access to a small CNC mill... can this mill cut out complex pieces its a sherline mill all i have for it is endmills what type cutter to cut out like formers and keel pieces etc... i can import dxf but i have to compensate for cutter width! what size endmills do you guys use...

i am thinking with all the hassle it takes to import a dxf etc.. it maybe better just to buy laser cut but was looking for ur insight ne ways
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Sep 17, 2004, 08:17 PM
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