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Cutting V-Slot with a V-Slot CNC

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by JinShil, Nov 7, 2019.

  1. JinShil

    JinShil New

    Nov 2, 2019
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    I read a number of threads on this forum about cutting V-Slot, but none of them mentioned using one's OpenBuilds V-Slot CNC to do it. Is that a bad idea? Is the V-Slot aluminum the wrong grade?

    I imagine clamping V-Slot to one's table and just passing the router orthogonal to the length of the V-Slot, incrementally lowering the Z-axis. Is that a reasonable technique to use if one doesn't want to invest in a miter saw/chop saw/table saw, or hack away with a hack saw?
  2. Rick 2.0

    Rick 2.0 OpenBuilds Team
    Staff Member Moderator Builder Resident Builder

    Dec 20, 2013
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    Nothing wrong with the concept. I would suggest though leaving a little extra and then using a clean up pass.

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