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Fitting showing as a pocket rather than as part of the profile
June 24, 2021 - 1:13 pm
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Just managed to get it working with an angle tooling rather than an edges tooling, I hadnt thought of doing it until you mentioned the edge tooling. Thanks for the idea.

June 24, 2021 - 12:52 pm
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Here is a sample unit attached with the relevent fittings included.


I have also included a DXF export that we get for the 9mm material – one for what we get and one for what we want. Sometimes we are able to use the subtract button in V Carve to quickly do it but more often than not it leaves a single line that need manually removing.


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June 24, 2021 - 11:49 am
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Send me one of these cabinet files to check.


What is the size needed for your cuts?




June 24, 2021 - 8:40 am
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The cutout will always be the same size and location (the corners) but the drawers will never be the same size and it would need to work with all drawer sizes. Is there a way to get the edge tooling not to scale with the different sized pieces?


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June 23, 2021 - 11:50 pm
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Hi Joss,


If this cutout is always on the same spot and size you could add this as a structure to the drawer bottom ( edge tooling ). The DXF output of edge tooling is a corrected geometry and not a pocket. 




June 23, 2021 - 4:27 pm
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We are changinh how we make drawer boxes, to ensure that it allows for the clearance at the back of the drawers required for the hardware. Blum Movento.


We want the bottom to overpass the back and overlap by 10mm. (done)


We then want a fitting that puts a cutout to still allow the hook of the runner to fit into a hole (done)


It may be easier to see in an image….

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When we then come to export this the tooling is showing as a pocket (shown in blue on the image below), and is not altering the overal shape of the outer profile. We are then having to manually tweak the DXF for each of the components to get it to look like the version on the right in the image below. How would I go about doing this in polyboard to avoid needing to do this extra step?

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Cheers, Joss

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