Carving lines on work ! Help

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Forum topic by Bruno847 posted 02-20-2017 03:34 PM 578 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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02-20-2017 03:34 PM

Hi Guys

I need some help with a carving problem , I have been using Vectric 3d Machinist t get started on the carving projects and has gone really and have done some nice projects using a tapped ball nose bit I have had to change the bit and are now getting small lines across everything thing that I carve and cant seem to get rid of them the smaller the bit I use the worst it is any suggestions ?

Western Australia

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#1 posted 02-23-2017 05:06 AM

It’s the bit that is doing it, perhaps a burr someplace on it? That is the symptom you get when you have a nick in a knife blade or in a planer blade, they leave scratches/lines on the work.

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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