What Is Edgebanding?

Since edge banding comes in relatively thin strips, it is usually easy to cut it to fit the particular needs of your project. Cut larger pieces to start, so you can make adjustments later and minimize waste. It will always be easier to trim the edges to fit rather than cutting an entirely new piece. […]

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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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Using Stops To Improve Panel Saw Productivity

One of the easiest ways to improve panel saw productivity is through the use of stops. There are typically a few different options to choose from: -The first method is utilizing a Quick Stop Gauge that consists of a metal extrusion with an embedded scale and an adjustable stop block. This type of system provides […]

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3 Common Gluepot Edgebander Mistakes

Listed below are three common mistakes woodworkers make that affect the edgebanding process when using a glue pot edgebander. 1. Forgetting to turn the heat off if the gluepot edgebander is not in use for 30 minutes or more. Ideally, a gluepot edgebander has a built-in standby temperature reduction mode. If the machine is left […]

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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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8 Important Things To Consider Before Purchasing A Vertical Panel Saw

If you are considering a vertical panel saw for your shop, you have more than likely thought about the many advantages such as one-person operation, safer cutting, cut accuracy, space savings, and many others.  However, when you decide to buy a panel saw, it is very important to know the critical parts of the machine that can make the difference between […]

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