Entries by Michelle Wong

Pre-milling For Edgebanders

More often today you are finding features on smaller edge banders that initially were exclusive to larger, higher production machines.  One of those features is pre-milling.  Pre-milling consists of two counter-rotating cutterheads which are designed to mill the edge of the panel prior to applying the edge banding material.

Open House 2019 (Dieppe, NB)

We will be hosting an open house at our Dieppe warehouse on May 23 & 24.  The focus of this event will be to showcase new machinery technologies for both the solid wood and panel processing market sectors.  Please stop by for complimentary food and refreshments, meet with industry experts, and see the latest machinery solutions to your manufacturing challenges!

BC Greenhouse – Tigerstop SawGear Testimonial

BC Greenhouse Builders Ltd.’s Testimonial on the TigerStop SawGear that they recently purchased from Akhurst Machinery Our first SawGear installation and use has been so succesful that we are poised to purchase our second unit. This will aid us in achieving our goals of continous improvement, a top quality product, and increased profitability.

Not All Straight Line Ripsaws Are Created Equal

When purchasing a straight line ripsaw a number of factors are considered to ensure you are getting a machine that fits your needs. You need to ask yourself what are you going todo with the machine.  Do you require a glue joint cut? If so how long of a glue joint do you require?  How […]

The Importance of Proper Dust Collection for Woodworking Applications

Many professional woodworking companies spend significant capital on production machinery but fail to adequately address dust collection issues.  Proper dust collection has many advantages, well beyond the obvious health benefits.  An inadequate dust collection system can result in a poor quality finished product, reduced tooling life, and can damage your woodworking machinery.