Spot drilling (cheating)

Hello, This software is incredible! I am just starting to use it and am very impressed with it. I am trying to figure out ways to do the things I have done in other software. One of the things I would do fairly often is to spot drill holes rather than drill them all the way. My router has a manual tool change so if I have multiple size holes I would just spot drill them on the router to get the accuracy in placement and then drill them to the appropriate size on the drill press manually. I could tell the software to just place the drill in center of the hole and it would ignore the hole size. Is there a way to “cheat” and get kiri:moto to spot drill all the holes in a model even though they are different sizes? It looks like I have to specify the exact drill size for each hole and then do the drilling operation for each? I love how the work flow in this software is different than any other I have used. It might take me a little bit to shift my thinking but it really looks powerfully simple. Just need to learn all the tips and tricks. There might be one for this that I am not finding.


Hi @mcinquino and welcome. Spot drilling is an interesting option that hasn’t been requested before. The code that identifies holes to match tool diameters should be able to spot any or all holes regardless of size if used differently. Let me think about a workflow that might make sense for this. I have a couple of ideas already.