A router bit is round shaped, that means exact 90 degree angle cut are not possible so when joining 2 pieces perpendicularly you will have a small gap between them ( depending on the bit diameter ).
- Sketchup, Laserweb4
- Machine Time:
- Bit or Laser Size:
- 1/8" - 3.175mm
- Feeds & Speeds:
Heres an image of what a bit going through a corner looks like
That corner will prevent a piece to fit into the space.
Thats where "Dog Bones" come into play.
Look at the following image
Here i have create a small relief thus eliminating the 90 degree angle.
I wanted to try this further so this project i wanted to use a Sketchup extension called " Milling tools " that creates this just by clicking the shape. You can also just draw a circle the diameter of the bit and place it in each corner.
Bellow are the images of the cut pieces and the final assembly of the bunny.
I have to admit that i made a mistake here that costed me not to achieve the intended result. I created an cut operation in the bunny head instead of a pocket for joining the body. So i had to laminate the face thus preventing me to pocket the eyes, nose and mouth .
Anyways hope you guys find it useful info and get ideas for other projects you need to do.
Beginner Cnc Easter Bunny Basket
Holidays Project created by Ariel Yahni, Mar 30, 2018
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