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Featured Project – Alaskan Fishing Hardware

We frequently work with clients in the marine industry, and our featured project this month highlights the capabilities of our routers with a client in the marine world. We recently started working with a fishing hardware supplier in Alaska, and his projects involve some pretty unique parts.

Using several passes with the router, we cut out this giant sprocket from 1” thick T6 6062 aluminum. It’s a thing of beauty to hold in person:

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Why Aluminum Boats Are Perfect for the Waters of the Pacific Northwest

Boating in any conditions can be hazardous, but the waters in this neck of the woods are much less forgiving than the small lakes I grew up on back in the Midwest. Harsh, rocky shorelines. Daily tide swings of 8 feet or more. Currents that rip at more than 6 knots between jagged seashores. Water temperatures that rarely get about 55 degrees.

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Why Building Better Aluminum Boats Starts with Quality Aluminum Cutting

We all know that time is money. Some would argue this statement is the most visible in marine manufacturing, where every second of production translates directly to the bottom line. Add to that the stress of a customer who needed a boat last week, and you suddenly find yourself and your crew putting in overtime.

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4 Things to Keep in Mind During Aluminum Boat Manufacturing

Aluminum boats are a versatile choice because they serve a wide variety of people. People from fishermen to law enforcement use these types of boats for fun and professional activities, making aluminum boats a very lucrative niche to enter.

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