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Industry News: Positive Outlooks In the Face of COVID-19

Submitted by mattk on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 14:26
It is safe to say the COVID-19 virus has impacted the lives of every individual, both in the US and globally—and continues to affect the lives of people everywhere, in both their personal and professional lives. In what seems like an endless period of furloughs, suspended production, and closed doors, industries are beginning to surge back to life.

Jointing & Planing: 101

Submitted by mattk on Fri, 07/31/2020 - 10:16
Precision is arguably the most important aspect of woodworking—a great work of craftsmanship can be ruined by only a couple millimeters. Luckily for us, there are tools specifically made to accurately size, shape, and level workpieces and eliminate deformities. Two such tools are jointers and planers.

CNC Waterjet vs. Plasma vs. Laser: The Pros and Cons Before You Buy

Submitted by mattk on Thu, 06/04/2020 - 08:33
The most commonly asked question regarding CNC cutting tables is “What type is the best?”. It’s a great question, and a very important question—but has many different answers. There are a lot of factors involved in choosing between a plasma table, waterjet table, and laser table. Capabilities, upfront cost, cost to operate, cutting precision and quality, production rate, and adaptability are all important considerations to make when deciding to purchase a CNC cutting machine. This guide will discuss the pros and cons of each machine based on the aspects that customers have found valuable in the past.

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