Does just size matter?


Every time I get to this screen in the process of carving, I wonder if the actual options matter, or does just the bit diameter matter. For example, here I used a 1/8 2-flute downcut … Does the software or metrics/logs do anything differently or what not if I were to select the photo of the 1/8 bit, even though it’s only options are uncut or straight cut?

I always just go the safe route and use the box at the bottom to put in a custom width

No. It doesn’t change anything based on the bit type from my experience. A 1/8” spiral versus a 1/8” straight would generate the same toolpath. The bit diameter is all that plays into it.

It also won’t adjust for a ball end like other software would.

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