Video: How to avoid defects in work piece when cutting parts

I do this all the time and it’s really easy. Video at the bottom but here are a couple screen snaps of the problem and solution.

Here you can see the part that I want to cut and a big knot I want to avoid:

And here you can see the exact work piece shown in Carbide Create and the safe placement of my parts:

Here’s video if you want to see waltkhrough. Enjoy!



Thank you for posting this technique. I have saved the video to my collection of CNC tutorials.


You’re welcome, Bill! I hope it’s helpful and thanks for watching.