In this video, Ryan Drapela, the owner of Texas-based Drapela Works, shares his top tips for tightening bits and collets on a CNC routing machine. Ryan notes that properly tightening and using collets and collet nuts can extend the life of CNC bits and improve cut quality.
Ryan runs the Cuttin’ It Close YouTube channel, which boasts 10,000 subscribers. On the channel, he offers education, including CNC router techniques and unique wood projects and applications.
Drapela Works makes custom wood products and gifts, including personalized piggy banks and custom wood valets/caddies for phones, watches, and more.