I just came back to the FreeCAD Path workbench after being away for a few years. I'm super-impressed with how it's looking -- thanks to all who've been working so hard on it!
Today I'm struggling to figure out what the best approach is to mill my part (using a vertical CNC mill). I have a complex pocketing problem and I've tried a variety of operations but they all seem to want to ignore the various flat lands and the holes in the pocket. I suspect I'm choosing the wrong Base Geometry for the operation (or perhaps the wrong operation?).
Here's the part I'm working on (.step linked below): Here's an example of a path that isn't working out well since it's avoiding the holes in the part:
What's the best approach and combination/order of operations to finish a part like this?
Here's the part I'm working on if anyone wants to take a quick and dirty shot at it for me: Thanks!
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OS: Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (XFCE/xubuntu) Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.19. Build type: Release Python version: 3.6.9 Qt version: 5.9.5 Coin version: 4.0.0a OCC version: 7.3.0 Locale: English/UnitedStates (en_US)