Smooth?

What do you do if you want to change tools and create more paths to smooth out the surface of the image you are carving?


JON-A-TRON7 months ago

For this, you'll need a ball nose end mill.

Take a look at the Passes section of this lesson: https://www.instructables.com/lesson/3D-Milling-C...

Smoothness is really just a function of Stepover Distance. The smaller the stepover, the less you'll notice the scalloping effect. There's a sweet spot between too slow (small stepover) and too rough (big stepover), as you'll see in the test I did there.