Keeping epoxy filled lettering crisp

I want to epoxy-fill some text on a plaque. I know from past experience that vcarved letters can be easily misshapen if the surface is sanded too much. I was wondering if I could “overcarve” the letters by a 32nd by lying to CNC about where zero is, then run a 32nd finishing pass with CNC after epoxy dries…anyone done this or have other recommendation?

Yes John, I find that if I give myself that little extra depth and fill the Epoxy then use a surfacing bit to clean it up, everything stays crisp and clean

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Set the start depth to the amount you want to increase the carve. Start depth of .031 would give the extra 1/32…


Always test on small sample stock first…

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