1. #1
    Afnoon all.... I have a challenge from a customer where I will need to machine some Balsa wood which is 3mm thick.

    Small heart shapes, not many around 20 but are there any "Gotchas" I need to be aware of /

    Currently using LH 2mm 2 flute cutters at 18000rpm and around 1200mm min... Toofast or what ?

    Cheers

    Rob
    If you can't fix it with a hammer you've got an electrical problem !

  2. #2
    Long time since I did balsa ( prefer liteply) but biggest problem was furry edges / slightly ripped edges which needed cleaning up
    Building a CNC machine to make a better one since 2010 . . .
    MK1 (1st photo), MK2, MK3, MK4

  3. #3
    You could always lasercut it :)

  4. #4
    Quote Originally Posted by Trispectiv View Post
    You could always lasercut it :)
    If I had a laser would I be asking about feds and revs ?... But.as it happens the end result will be burned around the edges for artistic effect within a larger sculpture by a local artist.. So who knows....
    If you can't fix it with a hammer you've got an electrical problem !

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