Nesting is the process of arranging or fitting together parts in a way to reduce leftover materials. Basically, it's the act of fitting two or more pieces into one larger piece. We always want to optimize our sheet material usage and reduce leftover materials, so in this blogpost we will show you how nesting can help with this.
Create your production-optimized 2D drawing and ensure quick quoting from our design team. One of the most critical steps when designing your parts is providing correct 2D drawings. Besides saving time, delivering error free files can save you costs and help you turn your drawing into CNC wooden parts in a short amount of time.
Woodwave, one of our new production partners specialized in solid wood, was founded in 2006 when they were asked to do the interior for a Three-Masted Schooner. Back then they were mainly doing wood work in old harbours. In 2008 they switched to restaurants and hospitality and grew rapidly with the help of digitalization. Max, who is managing the work preparation, is showing us around in his workshop.
When ordering your wooden parts, you will need to consider the total time it takes to order the raw material, produce the parts and then deliver them to your desired location. This is called the lead time and depends on a number of factors. These 6 tips will help you ensure that this lead time is as short as possible.
How can you best prepare your project and reduce the amount of Cutr design hours needed before production? In this blogpost you can find 11 tips that you can use to make the drawing of your wooden parts ready for production and help you save on additional costs and design hours.
When you are designing something with wood, there are several factors that determine the cost of your CNC project. This article will help you understand what the main factors are that determine the cost of your wooden designs. Based on that, you can optimize your project to get the most out of it.
For the best finish of your wood project, sanding is essential. Learn more about how sanding exactly works, what sandpaper is best to use, and about manual versus machine sanding. Here's how to choose the best finish for your CNC project.
Read about the difference between hardwoods and softwoods, sheet materials and top layers, as well as their most common uses and thicknesses, to help you choose the best material for your next CNC project.