Multiple CNC operations at once!

Making a hell of a mess and getting stuff done!

Here you can see that I've combined operations 2 and 3 so that they get run at the same time. Operation 2 cuts out the outline of the blade, and cuts the window breaker. Operation 3 roughs out the bevels which are then finished by hand while the machine works on the next blades!

Doing it this way works out very well because it gives me enough time to do the grinding and it turns out an almost complete blade each cycle which means I can get heat treat under way without having to wait for all the blades to be done.

Still much to learn and improve upon, but I finally feel like I'm getting somewhere!

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Photo by Aaron Gough on July 10, 2015.
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