Archives for June 2017

Premium commercial grade

Commercial work is the primary goal for custom architectural millwork shop Western Millcraft in Edmonton, Alta. Owner Greg Clark is quite clear about that. “It is very rare that we do any residential work,” says Clark. “It is not a market I have any interest in. Just commercial that is only premium grade.” The 10-man […]

Wood is High-Tech

Welcome to our sector’s new reality By Alain Albert Only a short time ago, you could open the hood of your car and there was an engine in there. Yo u could tune your carburetor, change your spark plugs and tinker with other mechanical devices that were easy enough to understand for most weekend mechanics. […]

Three boards

There are some lovely little boats on the upper Mekong River. They are made with only three boards. The one in the centre is basically parallel edged, but bent while lying flat, to raise both ends. Attached to this lengthwise, at 45 degrees, are planks (garboards) that are basically a long crescent shape, sweeping up […]

Documents matter

It pays to maintain proper corporate records ARE YOU THINKING OF SELLING or financing your business? Are you involved in shareholders’ dispute? Or, perhaps worse yet, is your business being audited by the taxing authorities or involved in a litigation? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will likely find that maintaining […]

Wood-be start-ups

Entrepreneurial spirits can soar Getting a business off of the ground can be a daunting task, but entrepreneurs in Canada are constantly making the leap. So whether your garage is just too small for your ambition or the vision at your current employer is too small, there are ways to get bigger, personally and financially. […]

Router bits allow for multiple sharpening

Amana Tool router bits feature European sub-micrograin and micrograin carbide, thick enough for multiple sharpening. Different carbide grades for different materials and silver induction brazing for maximum carbide bonding strength are also featured. Bits are produced according to Holz-BG German standards for safety and quality. Bodies are manufactured in single clamping for what is said […]