Holes Should Be Milled Consistently

My feature request has probably been posted before, but I’m going to post it again with a video to show what I’m talking about. Note how differently the two holes are milled. The first hole takes about 20 seconds to mill while the second takes about 7 seconds to finish. I’d like for Easel to mill holes like the second one, without the frequent retracts.


Are the holes the same size? If you’re cutting the holes as pockets and it’s much larger than the bit diameter, it’s going to take multiple paths. Unfortunately, the current code means that it’ll lift up to safety height and then traverse over a fraction of an inch.

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Yes, they are the same size. I always mill holes as pockets with a bit that is smaller than the hole’s diameter. Easel won’t let me mill a hole/pocket with the same size bit. In this case, all the holes are .125" in diameter and .125" deep. I’m using a .0625" end mill. I just don’t understand why some of the holes have frequent retracts while others don’t.