Ex-Banker Goes All in to Make Wood Paddle Boards

Tim Shore officially completed his metamorphosis from banker to woodworker Dec. 31. That’s when he quit his day job to dedicate his full time and energy to manufacturing wood stand-up paddle boards. Shore’s transition from banking to custom woodworking had pretty much been in the works since 2013 when he got inspired to make a […]

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IWF Sneak Peek: Safety Speed’s Focus on American Technology

Safety Speed Manufacturing will display 1,000 square feet of American-made technology at the International Woodworking Fair, Aug. 24-27 in Atlanta. Safety Speed is taking advantage of North America’s biggest industrial woodworking event to present a full representation of its product line. The only way a woodworker could see more Safety Speed machines under power at […]

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Corbin Clay Makes a Living Using ‘Beetle Kill Pine’

The woodworker who snared the $100,000 top prize in GQ/Kettel One’s 2012 Gentleman’s Call contest for his innovative idea of making “beetle kill pine” furniture also happens to be a satisfied customer of Safety Speed Manufacturing. Corbin Clay, owner of Azure Furniture in Denver, CO, gives wood milled from dead trees ravaged by the mountain […]

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Catch Safety Speed Live!

Safety Speed Manufacturing officially kicks off its 2016 events season Thursday, February 18 at the Graphics of Americas show in Miami Beach, FL. The 2016 Safety Speed tour will include at least a half dozen other sign making or woodworking related trade show and convention engagements, including a pair of events in Mexico and participation […]

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Reduce Your Sanding Time By 70%

If you’re a professional or regular woodworker that does a lot sanding by hand, then a wide belt sander is definitely a finishing tool you should consider purchasing. Woodworkers have shown to reduce their sanding time up to 70% leaving them with a lot more time to spend on the more enjoyable aspects of the […]

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How To Avoid Wide Belt Sander Chatter Marks

Chatter marks can come from different sources. Most often they come from the splice on the abrasive belt. Belts are usually glued to hold them together which makes them a little thicker at this point. As the splice comes around, the splice is pushed into the wood by the contact roller sanding the wood just […]

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