A CNC without a frame, Goliath can be positioned directly on the work surface. It can be placed anywhere and when the project has been completed, it can be packed away.
Once made primarily of oak, wooden coasters are making a comeback. Now built of Douglas fir and Southern Yellow Pine, innovative laminate construction give the trestles strength and stability so rides can feature inversions and loops.
By Alex Keown
Goliath, the world's tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster opened last month at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL.