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Project by degoose posted 286 days ago 1304 views 1 time favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After laminating several different strips of timber… Myrtle, Maple, Rosewood, PurpleHeart, and Walnut… I stepped over to my new CNC router and using Aspire 4 3D software drew an oval… I then offset another oval 30 mm
A toolpath was created to route a juice groove on the inside oval.

A ball nosed V router bit from CMT was used… multiple passes of 1 mm depth were used to create a 5 mm deep groove… This avoided any tearout or burn…

A second path was created to cut the oval shape.. I used a 6 mm end mill bit and cut almost all the way through… the oval was then cut on the bandsaw and the small amount left was sanded off.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 286 days ago

Very cool Larry

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Karson

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#2 posted 286 days ago

Great looking project Larry. Learning to work the tool.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 286 days ago

This is really cool. Great job Larry

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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sIKE

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#4 posted 286 days ago

Very nice as always! Nice new toy!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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madts

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#5 posted 286 days ago

Great job. The CNC is only limited by your imagination.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 286 days ago

Looks like you are getting a lot of use out of the CNC. Nice work.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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CalgaryGeoff

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#7 posted 286 days ago

Very nice work Larry. I’d like to say thanks for helping me out with my board building too.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 286 days ago

Very nice wood combination—really cool what you’re doing with CNC.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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AandCstyle

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#9 posted 286 days ago

Another 24,999 CBs and you will have broken even on the cost of the CNC. Can you tell that I am jealous??? :D

Looks like a great addition to your arsenal. Thanks for showing.

-- Art

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Gary

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#10 posted 286 days ago

I want one

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#11 posted 286 days ago

Hey Larry the CNC has certainly added more products to your list of goods and opened up new markets for you and an increase in variety and output….well worth the investment… Whats next?...:)

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#12 posted 286 days ago

very cool!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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littlecope

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#13 posted 286 days ago

Beautiful Serving and Carving Platter Larry, but what’s going to keep a Turkey or Prime Rib from slip-sliding around on it when you go to carving?
If you could cut ribs or ridges (or some kind of pointed pattern) in the inner Oval, it would help… and it would look pretty cool too!
Just a thought… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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nonickswood

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#14 posted 286 days ago

SWEET!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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Monte Pittman

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#15 posted 286 days ago

There are those who say that CNC isn’t true woodworking. I would take it in a heartbeat. You did a great job on this.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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