Cutting & Grinding - Red Book
Learn how to use professional wood cutting tools. Read about wood grinding, saw blades, and router tips in the Red Book Best Practices Guide. Find Cutting & Grinding equipment at RedBookOnline.com
By Mike Serwa | Updated: 03/05/2013 4:54:00 PM
Tool balance is an important factor to consider for optimizing your cutting tools’ performance. Improperly balanced tools will cause poor part finish, uneven tool wear, reduced tool life, noise and possible machine spindle failure and damage.
By Harry S. Guensche | Updated: 03/05/2013 4:51:00 PM
It’s an established fact that dust extraction impacts tool performance. In certain cases, chips created during the cutting operation can even cause an indentation on the workpiece surface.
By Shannon Fox | Updated: 03/05/2013 4:39:00 PM
There are many grinding wheels to choose from on the market and finding the right one for your needs can seem like searching for a needle in a haystack.
Updated: 03/05/2013 4:29:00 PM
An important safeguard in protecting blades is to always use the proper type of shipping container. Keeping circular saw blades clean is important for maintaining good performance.
By Mark Alster | Updated: 03/05/2013 4:23:00 PM
Basic collet chucks are the most popular tool-holding system due to their flexibility and ability to secure a variety of shank sizes via a simple collet change.
By Scott A. Ries | Updated: 03/05/2013 4:10:00 PM
The diamond cutting tools that are used in woodworking begin as individual diamond crystals sintered along with a carbide backing in a high-pressure, high-temperature environment.
Updated: 03/05/2013 4:02:00 PM
When is it time to have a tool re-sharpened? What is the major cause of tools becoming dull? What should be kept in mind with regards to feed and speed?