How To Use Soil Grouting To Create Garden Statuary From Sand

Sand is too loose a material to hold its shape. Even when mildly wet, it cannot hold its form for very long. Concrete is harder, but it is more difficult to work with when you own and operate a company that manufactures garden statues. What is the solution? It is soil grouting, and here is how you can use it to create and manufacture garden statuary that is lighter and better than concrete statues. Read More 

Three Advantages Of CNC Machining

When you need to have tools or other items custom made, machining can be an excellent option. However, there are many different types of machining that can be used, and this can lead to individuals being unsure of which one is the right option for their project. CNC machining in particular can offer individuals a number of important advantages over other options that may be considered. Minimal Tooling For many projects, time is of the essence. Read More 

4 Suggestions For Winter Concrete Work

Whenever winter comes, much of your DIY construction projects will grind to a halt. However, if you want to continue work on various concrete projects to keep yourself busy all year instead of overloading yourself the summer, know that concrete work is still possible. Adherence to specific suggestions will make this work for you so you don't waste your time or end up with a concrete patch that needs to be cut up and redone. Read More 

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Powder Coating Steel

Steel is commonly used to create a variety of different items, including construction beams, auto bodies and nut, screws and bolts. However, one of the biggest downsides to steel is that it can rust or corrode if left exposed to the elements. Fortunately, there are many ways you can coat the metal to prevent it from rusting, including using a powder coating, paint or a clear coat. Learning the advantages and disadvantages of each option will help you determine which is the best for your needs. Read More 

An Introduction To Cutting Fluids And Their Benefits

Cutting fluids are not fluids that cut materials, although they certainly sound like they are. Instead, cutting fluids are highly specialized fluids that lubricate and cool CNC machines while the machines are in operation. There are several different lubricants, as well as benefits to each. Grinding Oils Grinding oils are typically a mix of water and a special blend of oils. The water "hydro-cracks" the oil so that it blends easily and it thoroughly lubricates grinding components on the machines. Read More