Buying In Quantity Saves You Money!

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Buy more, save more on Whiteside Machine, Freud Tools/Diablo Tools quantity-based discounts at our online store (eoasaw.com). 10-24 items at 10% discount, 25-49 items at 15% discount, and 50+ items at 20% discount. Choose from 1000s of items. ONLINE orders only!           Thank you for supporting our small business. We appreciate […]

Router Bit Tool Geometry

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There are a lot of different geometries involved in making a router bit—clearance angles, grinding angles, hook angles, axle angles, side clearance angles, radial clearance angles, and side rake. For the purposes of our discussion we will only talk about the basics. Tool size is a determining factor in how fast you can cut and […]

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EOA CNC MANUAL 2018

Tool Materials And Their Uses

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Our free CNC Manual will guide you through selecting the right tool, maximizing machine time, finish, tool life & profits. Here we talk about tool materials and their uses. High speed steel (HSS). Used primarily on soft woods such as pine, aluminum, and soft plastics. HSS can be sharpened to a very sharp edge and at […]

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New! Amana Tool CNC In-Presta™ Straight Plunge High Production Router Bit

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New! Amana Tool CNC In-Presta™ 3 Flute Solid Carbide Cutting Edge Straight Plunge High Production Router Bit. Up to 800 inches per minute!* For cutting 3/4″ material thickness in one pass. 3-Flute for improved surface finish. Only 1/4″ diameter equals minimal material waste. Use a three-flute bit where fine finish is paramount. Three flutes balance […]

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CNC router accessories

Factors To Be Considered Before Selecting Your Tool

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Many factors need to be considered when evaluating any cutting situation, before selecting a tool. You can find more useful information in our FREE CNC Manual available for download on our site! What is the desired finish? Chip-free, hidden part, some minor chips ok, etc. Are both sides (top, bottom) of material of equal importance? […]

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When & How to Sharpen CT Blades

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A great video tutorial on when and how to sharpen CT Blades, presented by Vollmer.     For more, refer to our CNC Manual.  To peruse our online catalog or to place an order, visit EOASAW.com or call us at 817-461-7171. Have any questions? Feel free to ask us in the comment section, give us […]

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Collets & Torque Wrenches

Collets & Tool Holders Maintenance

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One of the most critical and most over-looked parts of the CNC router is collet and tool holder maintenance issues Collets and tool holders are critical parts of any CNC; they should be thoroughly cleaned and inspected during every tool change. Collets are inexpensive and expendable, especially compared to the cost of the tooling that […]

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