A New Year’s Resolution to Get More Efficient?

01/ 05/ 2022

Feeds and speeds are a moving target, which makes them difficult to pinpoint. If you ask any seasoned machinist, feeds and speeds are the one thing that plagues everybody’s work. That’s because feeds and speeds are rarely straightforward. And if you think they are straightforward, the machine is sure to prove you wrong. 


Section 179 Makes Tormach Machines Even More Affordable

10/ 28/ 2021

If you run a small business - or want to start running a small business - taxes are always an important challenge to consider. You have to know where you can take tax breaks and where they don’t fit your organization.


a 4th Axis Is for More Than Just Special Use Scenarios

09/ 16/ 2021

Adding a 4th axis to your arsenal of accessories might seem intimidating, but it can add a whole new perspective to your CNC machining. The extra axis does more than just give you an extra degree of freedom while cutting, it can help you save time and money on your machine.


Tormach 24R: First Impressions

01/ 14/ 2021

Ever since Saunders Machine Works started in 2014 we’ve been using Tormach CNC mills in the shop for prototyping, job shop work, our CNC training classes, and production – so it should come as no surprise that recently we’ve been making chips on their new 24R router!


Last Second Gifts for Machinists

12/ 22/ 2020

Holiday Workholding

Some people are hard to buy gifts for. Machinist- and engineer-types are especially difficult because they often want things for their shop, which many family members and friends aren’t privy to. 


Good Things Do Come in Small Packages - Tormach xsTECH

11/ 10/ 2020

We’ve had Tormach’s relatively new xsTECH router in our shop for quite a while now, but aside from building up a few ProvenCut recipes we didn’t really get the chance to dive into this little machine – until now.

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