Carving a Wreathed Hand Rail on a CNC with Rotary Axis

One of the dying crafts that the modern world is slowly pushing to extinction is the  craft of building curved hand rails. Once considered one of the highest achievements of a professional joiner and stair builder the craft is actually practically forgotten. This is in large part due to the  modern-day  equation that time is…

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Using cabinet CNC software with your machine

Using cabinet CNC software with your machine

Last week I was visiting MTM Interiors in Welshpool. MTM is owned by Gareth Ellis who works with his son Tom and a few other lads. MTM makes mainly custom kitchens and fitted units. With a show room in the London area, Gareth has recently moved the workshop back to Welshpool to reduce over heads.…

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Traditional stair builder uses modern techniques to build a curved cut string

Kellner Millwork is a 3 generation joinery shop specialising in stair building in Pittsburg, the company is run by Ron D’Alessandro. Ron and his team makes some beautiful high and medium end stairs that you can see on his web site by clicking the link below: Kellner Stair & Rail Last January I was contacted…

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