Educational Resources

Learn how to automate 3D models for router and saw optimization

ORLANDO -- Programming multiple CNC machines and integrating routers, point-to-point machines and saws can be challenging and time-consuming. CIM-TECH and Woodworking Network will present a webinar on Wednesday, November 10 at 2 p.m. Eastern detailing how having one integrated software solution can efficiently streamline your process and increase your productivity. According to Kenny Belfatto, national sales manager for CIM-TECH, using Saw-CIM allows the 3D output from CIM-TECH to be filtered to a saw, router or point-to-point machine via ARDIS software.

Open books and employee ownership - with Ted Hall

Will Sampson talks about business transparency and sharing financial information with your employees. His guest is Ted Hall, founder of the innovative CNC manufacturer ShopBot, a company that just recently converted to an Employee Ownership Trust.

The robots are here - with Derek Degeest

Will Sampson talks about new advances in robotic technology including an interview with Derek Degeest, president of Lesta USA, which is marketing self-learning robots to the finishing industry. This episode was recorded live at the AWFS Fair.

Trustworthy advice with Kenneth Kumph

Kenneth Kumph was interviewed by Will Sampson at AWFS Fair 2021 for the Woodworking Network PodcastWill Sampson talks about the important role trustworthy advice plays in a successful business and then interviews the new president o

Are you ready for additive manufacturing with Ronald Rael

Will Sampson talks about a new way of woodworking and a new way of thinking called additive manufacturing. His guest is Ronald Rael, professor of architecture at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design and co-inventor of Forust, a new 3D printing wood product from a company called Desktop Metal. This episode of the Woodworking Network Podcast was sponsored by the Executive Briefing Conference, being held September 8-10, 2021, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.

Finishing woodwork with Chris Reding, Part 2

Will Sampson continues his interview with Chris Reding, a finishing expert who talks about new innovations that bring powder coating technology to woodworking with the promise of safer, faster, environmentally friendly and more durable finishes. This episode of the Woodworking Network Podcast was sponsored by the Executive Briefing Conference, being held September 8-10, 2021, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.

Finishing woodwork with Chris Reding

Will Sampson talks about the challenge that finishing presents to woodworkers. His guest is Chris Reding, a finishing expert who talks about new innovations that bring powder coating technology to woodworking with the promise of safer, faster, environmentally friendly and more durable finishes. This episode of the Woodworking Network Podcast was sponsored by the Executive Briefing Conference, being held September 8-10, 2021, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.

What are you risking? With Steve Hicks

Will Sampson talks about exploring the risks that face today’s businesses. His guest is Steve Hicks, Underwriting Manager at Pennsylvania Lumbermen’s Mutual, to talk about risk management and business insurance specifically for woodworking businesses. Episode Notes This episode of the Woodworking Network Podcast was sponsored by the Executive Briefing Conference, being held September 8-10, 2021, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.