Bit for cutting through 13/16" Walnut


(Jim Browning) #1

Hello everyone, I will be trying to cut out a project that will be on 13/16" Walnut. I will also be cutting all the way through the walnut. I was wondering if someone could give me suggestions on what bit I should get?
Thank you
Jim


(mikep) #2

Square endmill, 1/4" if you have the room. Beyond that, won’t matter much.


(William Adams) #3

A #201 or #251 should work for this — the flute length is only 3/4", so it’ll rub at the top, but that should only be for one or two passes, so hopefully okay.

Best practice would be an endmill w/ longer flutes — the community has notes on such at: https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/Endmills#Long_endmills