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crutch

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Re: I guess I have an engraver but not a cutter
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2017, 10:12:01 AM »
wow what a difference air assist makes.

found my old airbrush compressor and rigged a small dia nozzle.

just hand holding the nozzle I was able to 'assist' the cutting to the point where 8 or 9 passes I was able to cut plywood  and at 12 passes MDF was cutting well.

thanks for the help

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Re: I guess I have an engraver but not a cutter
« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2017, 09:02:44 PM »
yup 3mm is 6-9 passes for me depending on how tuned my focus is. also creating an air gap for gases to escape underneath the wood helps too. 
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