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I’m very new to this, but I’ll try to explain - and I’m sure I’ll be corrected if I’m wrong!

I think you’ll need to use the boolean function, which essentially merges vectors into one, e.g. to ‘cut’ the letters out of the middle of the pocket - only I’m not sure how to do it. I suggest you look at the boolean tutorial here.

If this isn’t a Boolean issue, then it should just be a matter of selection and toolpath order — post the file?

Hmm, I used the boolean function and got a toolpath that looks like this…

you mean something like this:


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For doing stacked text manually see:

It’s a bit more straight-forward now with starting depths on V carves, but the underlying principles are the same.

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