How to Make a CNC Alphabet Piggy Bank | ToolsToday


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What do you think of how this project turned out? Making a wood and plexi Alphabet Piggy Bank using Amana Tool® CNC router bits on the Stepcraft M.1000 36” x 48” CNC machine.
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The downloadable and customizable CNC plans for this project are available on our website with item no. ALPHA_BANK if you want to make this project yourself!
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I started by using some X-Fasten double sided tape on to stick down the acrylic and started cutting with the Amana Tool no. 45626-K 3 flute 1/4" diameter 90° Spektra™ coated v-bit, all these tools are available on our website!

Feed, Speed & CNC Running Parameters

Amana Tool 45626-K SC Spektra Extreme Tool Life Coated V-Groove 90 Deg x 1/4 D x 1/8 CH x 1/4 Inch SHK 3-Flute Router Bit
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RPM: 14,000
Feed Rate: 60ipm
Plunge Rate: 20ipm
Max Depth of Cut: 0.10”

Amana Tool 51411-K Spektra Coated SC Spiral O Single Flute, Plastic Cutting 1/8 D x 1/2 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2 Inch Long Up-Cut CNC Router Bit with Mirror Finish
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RPM: 14,000
Feed Rate: 60ipm
Plunge Rate: 30ipm
Peck Drilling: 0.063” per pass retract above start depth

Amana Tool 51404-K CNC Spektra Coated SC Spiral O Single Flute, Plastic Cutting 1/4 D x 3/4 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2 Inch Long Up-Cut Bit
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RPM: 18,000
Feed Rate: 100ipm
Plunge Rate: 100ipm with 2” long smooth ramp in
Depth Per Pass: 0.25”

Amana Tool 46415-K SC Spektra Extreme Tool Life Coated Spiral Plunge 1/4 Dia x 1 CH x 1/4 SHK 2-1/2 Inch Long Down-Cut Router Bit
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RPM: 18,000
Feed Rate: 100ipm
Plunge Rate: 50ipm
Depth Per Pass: 0.25”

Amana Tool 46233-K SC Spektra Extreme Tool Life Coated Spiral Plunge 1/16 Dia x 3/16 CH x 1/4 SHK 2 Inch Long Down-Cut Router Bit
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RPM: 18,000
Feed Rate: 35ipm
Plunge Rate: 17.5ipm
Depth Per Pass: 0.063”

The piece was finished with some spray lacquer and the screws were installed and it was given to my daughter Caity!

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Tools Used in Video:

- Alphabet Piggy Bank - CNC Plans, Letters A-Z, Downloadable and Customizable P-7095

- Amana Tool 45626-K SC Spektra Extreme Tool Life Coated V-Groove 90 Deg x 1/4 D x 1/8 CH x 1/4 Inch SHK 3-Flute Router Bit

- Amana Tool 51411-K CNC Spektra Coated SC Spiral O Single Flute, Plastic Cutting 1/8 D x 1/2 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2 Inch Long Up-Cut Router Bit with Mirror Finish

- Amana Tool 51404-K CNC Spektra Coated SC Spiral O Single Flute, Plastic Cutting 1/4 D x 3/4 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2 Inch Long Up-Cut Router Bit with Mirror Finish

- Amana Tool 46415-K SC Spektra Extreme Tool Life Coated Spiral Plunge 1/4 Dia x 1 CH x 1/4 SHK 2-1/2 Inch Long Down-Cut Router Bit

- Amana Tool 46233-K SC Spektra Extreme Tool Life Coated Spiral Plunge 1/16 Dia x 3/16 CH x 1/4 SHK 2 Inch Long Down-Cut Router Bit

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