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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?

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JON-A-TRONBest Answer (author)2017-02-21

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.

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