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Solid Wood Machining

Advantages of vertical panel saws

When you’re looking to invest in your shop, it’s important to make sure that you’re investing in a machine that will not just meet current needs, but also meet needs years from now.
By Justin Rinaldi

Workspace considerations for a CNC

Getting your space ready before the tool is delivered often helps you get up and running with the CNC quicker, which means you can start using it sooner.

Machining to the end

Q. We have a machining problem. As we machine a piece, it is good until the last half inch. At this end, we all too often get a piece that chips out all the way to the end. Where should we look?

End cracks in rough lumber

When we receive rough lumber, there are end cracks, end checks and checking in the rough state. Further processing, drying, rough planning and gang ripping will expose more of these characteristics. Help please.

How to avoid warping & twisting in wood

Naturally sensitive to moisture, wood shrinks when moisture is lost, which can result in warping and twisting. The amount of shrinkage depends on the wood species and also on the pattern of the year rings or growth rings.

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