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Re: Help designing t-track table for CNC
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2022, 09:54:47 AM »
yea, they were countersunk a good bit but I was surfacing the entire slab. so there was no uncut edge. This was also during one of my small test runs.

If I am making carvings, signs, or anything else like that where I cut the perimeter off the face screws are the easiest way to go.

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Re: Help designing t-track table for CNC
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2022, 10:50:36 AM »
Crusarius - I don't put my screws through the slab.  I use separate scrap blocks and butt them tightly against the slab.  I always make the scrap blocks thinner than the finished slab thickness.  The screws are in the scrap blocks so they stay entirely out of the cutting zone.
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« Reply #22 on: September 21, 2022, 11:55:55 AM »
ahhh, that makes more sense. I tried something like that and was not overly happy with the results. Seemed like no matter how hard I tried the slab would move on me.

Once I get the full length table put together it will be time to test on a full 12' slab. To bad all I have to test on is walnut :)


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