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07-24-2018 06:11 PM

Dewalt DW618 bit the dust. Replace with Makita or Porter Cable? - 2 replies

I have a home made CNC that I use to create kids growth charts out of pine lumber. Every once in a while, I do something different with it, most recently I tried carving plywood (And that didn’t go too well). After about 18 months of use on my CNC (And about 2 years very light use before that), my DW618 bit the dust. Sad to say an old C...

01-14-2018 12:40 PM

Need advice on CNC router bits - 10 replies

I have a home made CNC which has my Dewalt router attached to it. I can use 1/4” or 1/2” shanks. I make the same things, over and over and over, so my bits get a lot of repetitive use. I use two types of bits- 1- I use Freud 3/32” round nose bit for 90% of my work. Mostly straight line, 2 pass, shallow carving. Been us...

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