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Intermediate Fat Little Birch Bird

Rating:
5/5,
Tags:
  • Machine Type:
    OpenBuilds LEAD Machine
    Software:
    Open Builds Control, Fusion 360
    Electronics:
    Other Controller
    Machine Time:
    45 min
    Bit or Laser Size:
    1/4 Ball Noise End Mill
    Feeds & Speeds:
    1000mm/min
    Materials:
    Birch Block
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    Wifey challenged me to Model and cut out something in 3D on the CNC. She wanted a fat little bird. I preceded to model this little guy for way to long, I've never really modeled any organic shapes before, let alone programed 3D CAM to cut it out, so I had to learn a lot yesterday. Took me about 5 hours to learn all the tricks to get the CAM to work out, and a crazy 45 min on the machine. I love him! and so does she, so day well spent. Hope this inspirers inspires someone to learn something they don't know yet! Happy milling!
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  1. sharmstr
    Very cool!
      Jacob Tabor likes this.
    1. Jacob Tabor
      Thanks bud!
      Jacob Tabor, Dec 4, 2019 at 9:37 PM
  2. Ariel Yahni
    Love the way the tool path marks look on this.
      Jacob Tabor likes this.
    1. Jacob Tabor
      It makes a funny noise when you rub your finger across it, Ashley has it at work and is using it as like a little stress ball lol didn’t see that coming
      Jacob Tabor, Dec 3, 2019 at 7:55 AM
  3. Mark Carew
    We have to do more 2 sided milling its amazing what can be done! Nice work Jake
      Jacob Tabor likes this.
    1. Jacob Tabor
      Yeah it’s got me wanting to do more stuff like this to master the flip with register pins. That’s going to be the next video I think!
      Jacob Tabor, Dec 1, 2019
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