Giles G-200 – Gear Leg Fairing Tooling Design

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Making the overall shape for the gear leg fairings, as I described here, is really about 1/3 of the way to making the molds.  Granted, from my perspective, it’s the most fun part of the design process, but there is a lot of work that goes into taking that macro shape and turning it into … Continue reading

Maximizing Toolpath Quality with madCAM

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I’ve been using madCAM to generate all my toolpaths for a few years now, and I have to say I really love it.  Since the machine I use is 3-axis, I’ve been using the entry level version, which sells for $750, which puts it squarely in the “budget” range of CAM software.  That being said, … Continue reading

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