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by boardbutproductive
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: V bit text coming out wavy?
Replies: 5
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Re: V bit text coming out wavy?

Unfortunately we need to use the 30degree Engraving bit for the smaller text... our smallest actual Vbit is 60degrees, which was too wide and therefore too shallow for the small names at the top. We assumed the 30degree engraving bit would be ok to use, since VCarve Pro calls that type of toolpath o...
by boardbutproductive
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: V bit text coming out wavy?
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: V bit text coming out wavy?

You're right - it's mostly in the corners, and most exaggerated there too. Though there are also some areas in the bottom-center of some letters where it looks like it pushed too far outside the vector path as well. (See the bottoms of the P, t, a, y, R etc.). Here's a screengrab from VCarve where y...
by boardbutproductive
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: V bit text coming out wavy?
Replies: 5
Views: 170

V bit text coming out wavy?

We have had our Shark HD4 for about 6 months now. Recently, we made a few simple text signs in melamine-coated particle board using our 90 degree and 30 degree V bits. We keep getting these wavy edges and a warped look on the corners, as you can see in the pics below. (I included a screengrab of the...