Trying to engrave something, trouble setting up my offsets.
05 Mar 2020 17:15 #159267 by PhilCNC
I generated G-code to engrave the outline of a chess piece into a piece of plastic. My machines work envelope is 16 by 12 by 5, and the rectangular prism shows up on my Linuxcnc screen. When I upload my G code, the engraving tool wants to start the cutting at the very corner of my work envelope! Not at the location of my vise. How do I move it so the work starts where my vise is? Also, I had an error with the tool table so I had to delete a line of code.
05 Mar 2020 17:47 #159268 by PhilCNC
Replied by PhilCNC on topic Trying to engrave something, trouble setting up my offsets.
Hey just figured it out, use the Touch off button, and for coordinate relative to workpiece, enter 0. Do this for X Y and Z.
05 Mar 2020 18:58 #159271 by tommylight
Replied by tommylight on topic Trying to engrave something, trouble setting up my offsets.
Yup, that is it.
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