Problem with Pocket and Profile cutting
For my tap handles, I was wanting to make them so that there would be a pocket on the front that would hold a printed piece of card stock, and then have a piece of plexiglass that would fit in the pocket to protect it.
My thinking was I would use 1 vector and create a pocket toolpath for, well, the pocket, and an outside profile tool path to cut the plexi.
I used a 1/4" bit for the pocket and a 1/8" bit to cut out the plexi and all tool paths were calculated using the correct bit.
The problem I have is that the plexi has been cut out just about 1/16" to tall and wide, or perhaps a better way to think about it is 1/32" diameter too bit too big all the way around. It won't fit into the slot. Now I can resize the vector for cutting the plexi, but I'm wondering what I might be missing?
I would have thought that it would have been either a perfect fit or a little too tight, but this seems excessive.
Note: The pocket is exactly the size as designed, 3" tall. It's just the plexi that is off.
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