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Hello from someone just learning to use his new Sprite MYDIYCNC machine and Draftsight 2D.
I am needing help figuring out how to make what I call is a pocket. For example, I want to make a .500 in. circle become a countersunk hole, if you will, that I can place a round part into. I have no trouble
having Draftsight draw a circle and I have no trouble having the CNC cut a circle. The problem is getting the machine to cut out the entire hole, not just the outer edge of a pocket or hole if you will.

Any help would be appreciated. I have tried zplane and extrude, but to no avail. I think I must be doing something wrong.

Thank You,
thalassic 1

RE: pockets

A .500 dia. end mill will cut it rather easily.

If you are trying to cut the .500 dia. hole with, for instance, a .075 dia. "Dremel" type cutter, you will have to make multiple passes. A spiral or concentric circles.

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