Types of CNC Machines
Sep26

Types of CNC Machines

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) refers to the way that engineers and operators can order a manufacturing tool or machine to work through the aid of computer programming. These machines use the g-code language which tells the machine exactly how to cut, shape, grind, mold or melt a source material put into the machine, such as plastic, wood or metal and turn out the finished product exactly as it is wanted. There are several types of...

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Wood Carving Kits for Beginners
Sep20

Wood Carving Kits for Beginners

Everyone aspires to be a good woodcarver but knows that it means a lot of hard work, precision at work and imagination. For a budding woodcarver, these traits are elementary. However, there are a lot of helpful woodcarvers who are keen to help anyone keen to learn this trade, even if only as a hobby. A random search on the Net brings forth many sites full of helpful information regarding woodcarving for beginners, links and aids to be...

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Best Wood Lathe Reviews 2017
Aug09

Best Wood Lathe Reviews 2017

Updated Nov, 2017 If you are looking for the best wood lathe, along with the detailed reviews, then you have reached the right place. Market is flooded with a variety of wood lathes, but selecting one for your needs can be an uphill task. In order to buy one, you should consider points such as ease of use, construction, speed and power. But what is a wood lathe? A wood lathe is a simple device that lets one create beautifully carved...

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What Is A Jointer?

A jointer, better known as a surface planer, planer, flat top or buzzer is part of a woodworker’s essential equipment that he uses to make a flat surface along the length of a board. It derives its name from its basic function of creating flat edges on boards before joining them at the edges to make wider boards. Difference between jointer and planar Novice woodworkers always ask, “What is a jointer?” as much as they want to know the...

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What Is A Hammer Drill?
Jul07

What Is A Hammer Drill?

An overview of what is a hammer drill, types of hammer drills and its applications.  Although a hammer drill has got little to do with woodworking, (it is mostly used for masonry work), we thought we must mention what is a hammer drill anyway. However, if you are using the hammer drill for woodworking purposes make sure that the speed can be varied right down. So a hammer drill is known by several names, such as a rotary drill, rotary...

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3 Must-Have Electronic Gadgets For Woodworking
Jun30

3 Must-Have Electronic Gadgets For Woodworking

If you’re looking for a gift for a woodworker friend that he’d appreciate, why not gift him digital measuring tools? These electronic gadgets are perfect for woodworking projects and they are so reasonably priced that they won’t pinch your pocket. Why buy electronic gadgets for woodworking? Well, to begin with, they bring a lot of accuracy to your work, are incredibly convenient and as gadgets, they are very...

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