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The different woodworking machinery tools and its advantages

Woodworking has gone a long way from the ages of manual labor to the use of hi- tech tools and equipments used now to deliver quality products to consumers in a short amount of time compared to when everything was done manually.

Different woodworking machineries used for carving, cutting, molding, shaping, sanding, and sawing wood are now available and are being used by the woodworking industry since it makes the job easier as it almost eliminates manual labor.

The use of woodworking machinery like cnc router brings a lot of advantages to the woodworking industry:                                 
1. Reduce the work of operators and cut down the needed workers. Since the machines do most of the processes in woodworking, work of operators has been significantly reduced. In manual labor, one worker should man each machine to manually perform the process. With woodworking machines, the operators just need to monitor the processes done by the machine so they can manage multiple machines at the same time.
2. Increase production. Woodworking machines can perform the process faster than manual labor, thereby increasing the production of the plant.
3. Lessens noise pollution. The different woodworking machines have been designed to work with less vibration and noise, thereby decreasing the noise pollution.
4. Produce a much more quality product. Since woodworking machines have been designed to allow precise cutting, carving, sanding, molding and shaping of wood, it produce a much smoother wood surface.

There are many different woodworking machinery and tools available that can be use in the woodworking industry. Here are a few of them:

1. CNC router. CNC stands for Computer Numerically Controlled that includes equipment that works using a software application that contains special instructions to direct motor movement for creating the woodworking design. CNC router is one example of CNC equipment where the software and operating system control the sanding, trimming and drilling of the wood.
2. Edgebander. The edgebander is a type of woodworking machine that is used to produce veneer, a thin strip of wood that is used mostly as accent to various woodworking products to create a more attractive surface. An example of veneer applications is the thin strips of wood used to cover the exterior of a cabinet drawer to add elegance to the finish of the furniture.
3. Panel saw. This woodworking tool is use for cutting flat items like wood panels.
4. Moulders. A moulder is also called a wood shaper, because as the name implies, is a woodworking machine that have profiled cutters use to shape wood.

It is a good idea to invest in good quality woodworking machines be it new or used equipment, as it greatly improves production and quality of woodworking products. The woodworking industry can enjoy the benefit that these woodworking equipment offers as they can ensure precise and high quality wood working products by using these woodworking machines.

About the Author:
Aggie Aviso is a freelance consumer and business writer, writing comprehensive reviews, articles and how-to's.

13 comments:

Litzie December 29, 2011 at 12:32 AM  

My father in law is into woodworking business and he hires a bit more than the usual when he has so much projects. I think it's time he gets these machines like the panel saw to save him time and money.

Glo December 29, 2011 at 12:34 AM  

Machine industries these days provides better technology for machines such as panel saw so that carpenters and woodworkers are exposed to lesser noise and dust. These machines are also more precise and less complex to use making their task much easier.

Dez December 29, 2011 at 7:36 AM  

It is wise to invest into woodworking machinery like cnc router for a more polished and quality made product output. I think many industries have now invested on these things as the woodworks industry in our country has been getting attention lately through international recognition for outstanding wood products in home furniture.

Mai December 29, 2011 at 12:29 PM  

I can't imagine the challenge the craftsmen have to go through if they do wood works manually. Not only it will be physically taxing but the output will definitely a lot lesser than desired. Machinery tools such as a cnc router greatly make their work easier and faster.

abie December 31, 2011 at 10:14 AM  

Woodworking used to be one of hubby’s stress reliever. Maybe I should get him used cnc router so he can go back to doing woodwork. He might be even to do lots of nice furniture for our house if he has the right tools that he can use for his projects.

Kaje January 1, 2012 at 1:51 AM  

On our way home I saw a sign at some shop that says a used cnc router is for sale. At first I thought it is something that has to do with computers but reading this post, I realized I should be referring that sign to my uncle who does woodwork for a living!

Race January 2, 2012 at 1:44 AM  

One of hubby’s subjects in his course is carpentry and as such they did some wood working activities. They just did all their activities manually as their professor want to teach them the basic techniques and procedures. When they already knew the manual procedure they were given the chance to use cnc router for better and convenient wood working.

Em January 2, 2012 at 8:45 AM  

I guess most people in the machinery business recommend the use of used cnc router and panel saw as major materials in their industry. Your entry even confirmed the advantages of having these materials to save cost and money.

brattyeynah January 2, 2012 at 11:15 AM  

Dad wants a new panel saw for his carpentry tasks. And I'm thinking if I can get one for him from the thrift store or something. But then again, maybe I should get him a brand new one with warranty to make sure he'll be covered on that item.

jennyL January 2, 2012 at 12:14 PM  

BIL has a benchtop business and I’ve been to his factory in Sydney and I have to say that he really invested in big and quality machineries and that includes panel saw that he can use in their productions. Hi-tech machineries are keeping their fabrication a lot easier and faster.

Suzanne January 2, 2012 at 12:19 PM  

Woodwork was one of my classmate's topics in their Industrial Arts class. I took up Home Economics as an elective so while they were learning how to use a panel saw , I was learning how to operate an oven! Thanks for taking me back down to the memory lane!

Shopaholic Mom January 2, 2012 at 2:49 PM  

My dad is saving up for a cnc router last Christmas. I initially thought that it was for his laptop, but good thing I saw this article, now I know it is something for woodworking.

Kerslyn January 2, 2012 at 8:24 PM  

I almost end up working for an importer of hardwood furnitures and fixtures before. I may not be in the production department but the experience will help me a lot in understanding how panel saw and other woodworking tools work.

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