Recommended Successful Bit, Speed, Depth, Material List

There are questions on the forum on bits and materials, me being one of them, so starting this thread as a place where X-Carve users can list their successful bit experiences and details.

Format could be something like this:

Detail
Medium Density Fiberboard - 1/8" (.125) Carbide Spiral Bit, 100in/min, .025 depth
300W 24V Quiet Spindle

Sidenote
Works very well, recently increased depth from .020 to .025 and there was no change in difficulty

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Great idea.

I’ll be making my first cuts tomorrow (MDF) and something like this would be a great resource for getting up to speed quickly.

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There’s a page on this on the ShapeOko wiki: http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Materials

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What is your RPM setting in Easel? I starting looking into this a little while ago and found some calculation and found a pretty good happy place. I discussed it a bit over here:

There is also a photo of my cut finish with in that thread.