Proudly manufactured in Kamloops, BC, for over 30 years, Valley View Industries believes in making premium western red cedar products that look good and are built to last. Cedar is the preferred wood where the aesthetic appeal, durability, and weather resistance are essential. Valley View is proud of its products’ heavy-duty construction, originality, quality, and craftsmanship, where the natural beauty of the cedar can be enhanced with various finishes or left in its natural state.

The WTD is back with extended dates, now giving visitors five days to visit our members’ extensive showrooms and see the latest new technology, including some North American premieres. No other show or single event offers you such a wide display of woodworking equipment, combined with impressive live demonstrations at each location.

Marvel Cabinetry, from De Winton, AB, is the exclusive cabinetry supplier for the first and second seasons of Property Brothers’ Celebrity IOU on HGTV, and has designed and built made-in-Canada cabinetry for stars across North America. Among them were Michael Bublé, Brad Pitt, Snoop Dogg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Melissa McCarthy, Viola Davis, Jeremy Renner, Kevin Hart, Howie Mandel, and LeAnn Rimes, and Marvel invites you to be next.

2021 Woodworking Year in Review

With 2021 now in the rear-view mirror, we are reflecting on the trends and challenges we encountered over the past year with an eye on the future as to what is to come.

Cuisi-n-art, of Gatineau, Quebec, with an eye to the future, undertook a large construction project to double the size of their manufacturing facility and increase their production capacity. The centrepiece of their manufacturing plant expansion was implementing two Anderson Stratos Pro Full-Line CNC Routers and Schelling material storage system.

cnc vacuum

When it comes to vacuum, hold down a bigger pump is not necessarily the answer. More important is the design of the vacuum table and how efficient it is at holding small parts during machining operations.

sanding

Getting the most from your wide belt sander ensures optimum finishing results and efficient production flow, where the importance of proper grit sequencing has a profound effect on both processes.

CNC Blog Series - Weight

Producing with optimum cut quality, increased production, and superior cutter performance. Choosing the right solution for your shop involves research and understanding which match your production expectations and future goals.

Akhurst Machinery - Blog Post - Dovetail

Once you open the drawer and see the dovetail design, it elevates your product in the consumer’s eye. But why dovetail machine is right for my operation? When deciding to produce your own drawer boxes, a number of factors come into play when selecting the equipment required.

CNC Router

If you want to extend your cutter life, you need to produce an optimum chip load. And to achieve faster feed rates, you need to have axis servo drives large enough to move the machine’s mass at a rapid speed.