CNC fret slots

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Skarsaune
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CNC fret slots

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Wanted a walnut fretboard for the 000 I’m building, so it gets to be the CNC fret slotting Guinea pig. Looks good, frets hopefully going in tonight.
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phavriluk
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Interesting fretboard dots (doughnuts?). Is there a story here?

Thanks!
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Skarsaune
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Slices of mosaic knife handle pins.

See here for examples. Tons of patterns and sizes available.

https://knifemaking.com/collections/1-4-mosaic-pins
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Food for thought! Thanks very much.
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nice job
what cnc are you using<
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Skarsaune
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NextWave Automation Piranha XL, what’s now called a Shark I think. 12x24 work area. Vectric VCarve to generate my programs.
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cool I am using the shark large bed
good machine also use vcarve pro
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