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FREE Woodworker West Magazine- While Supplies Last!

Tweet For the last 1-1/2 years we have proudly advertised our exceptional products in the Woodworker West magazine. The decision was easy- Carbide Processors only advertises print ads in publications that directly reflect our own values when it comes to … Continue…

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Choosing the Best Finish for Your Work

Tweet Choosing the right finish for your project can be extremely difficult, especially when there are so many to choose from. But, there are some basic questions that can help determine which finish is right for your project. How Will … Continue…

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Template Routing

Tweet Woodworkers that consistently make projects that have curved shapes find template routing extremely valuable. A custom made template can be routed for one certain shape or several different shapes to complete a project. Template Material Templates should be made … Continue…

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Choosing the Right Type of Wood for Your Project- Hardwoods & Softwoods

Tweet Most woodworkers spend a lot of time and money purchasing wood for their next masterpiece. The type of wood that is chosen determines the beauty and strength of the finished piece. Common Softwoods: Some woodworkers enjoy using softwoods exclusively … Continue…

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3 Easy Ways to Cut Mortises

Tweet Mortise and tenon joints are regarded as one of the toughest types of joinery you can use for your woodworking projects. These joints are often associated with fine furniture making due the critical strength and stress resistance as well … Continue…

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Is your machine really worthless?

Tweet I don’t know how many times a day I am on the phone with a customer who is looking for a brad point drill bit (threaded & straight shank) adjustable countersink, clamp-on counterbore or mulit-spur forstner drill bit. Always the same basic story- I have … Continue…

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Keeping your toolholders safe and secure

Tweet You’ve invested a lot in your CNC tooling and cutting tools.  You have taken the time and spent the money to ensure that you will have precise tooling you can count on for your production.  When it comes to … Continue…

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Backyard Hero- Assembly Tools for Backyard Play-sets

Tweet Now that Spring is finally upon us most of us our looking at our ever growing to-do-lists! We can finally start to tackle those out-door projects we have been neglecting for so long. And, if you have children or … Continue…

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Shaping Profiles Using a Router

Tweet Routers produce accurate & predictable results on straight, angled, or circular edges & on inside/outside curves. Routers can do so many things: molding, grooving & rabbeting planes and scratch stocks. The Triton MOF001 & TRA001 routers are perfect for … Continue…

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Rip Cutting Using a Table Saw

Tweet The process of rip-cutting is often referred to as cutting parallel to or parallel with the grain. This is true when it comes to solid wood but when ripping plywood you’ll find yourself ripping across the surface grain. Perhaps … Continue…

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