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24 Jan
2020

The Hotel Settles Gets An Incredibly Detailed Architectural Model

Tom Pantuso with B&T Model Railroad Building and Design Works LLC used Precision Board high-density urethane to fabricate an incredibly detailed replica of the historic Hotel Settles in Texas.  At almost six feet tall, the model replicates the hotel’s 150 rooms, restaurant and pharmacy.  Pantuso went with Precision Board because he knew it would be..

17 Jan
2020

Sawatzky Blog: Adding Texture to Precision Board with a Die Grinder

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to announce a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, which will be posted on the Precision Board Blog each month. This month Dan Sawatzky shows us how he quickly adds a hand-chiseled texture to Precision Board projects using an air-powered die grinder.  He..

10 Jan
2020

WARDJet: Waterjet Cutting of Precision Board HDU

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturer of Precision Board HDU, partnered with WARDJet to create a new sign for their corporate office.  The results are spectacular and were documented in a blog on their website, including settings information for their Z-Series waterjet.  Check out an excerpt and video below and then head to their website to read the..

03 Jan
2020

Creating Topographic Maps Worthy of the Royal Alberta Museum

  • January 3, 2020
  • Tai Freligh
  • 168 views

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the signage industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog was written by Jason Hakki of Rapid Gantry in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada.  He talks about machining topographic maps for the Royal..

13 Dec
2019

Using Primer to Make Wood Grain Texture on Precision Board HDU

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to announce a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, which will be posted on the Precision Board Blog each month. This month Dan Sawatzky shows us how he used our FSC-88 WB Primer and some bristle brushes to create a faux wood grain..

06 Dec
2019

CNC Routing Topographical Maps Saves Time & Money over 3D Printing

  • December 6, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 160 views

Are you currently spending the time and money to 3D print topographical maps and wondering if there is a better solution? That’s just what a customer asked Techno CNC Systems to look into.  Bob Valentine, an applications engineer at Techno, did a time study using one of their Titan CNC machines on Precision Board HDU..

03 Dec
2019
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Cal Poly Students Design & Build Adaptive Paddleboard from Urethane Foam

  • December 3, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 221 views

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo requires a Senior Capstone Project that is the culmination of a student’s undergrad education.  Each year groups of 3 to 4 students pick a “real world” project sponsored by industry or the community and devote three quarters to the design, build and testing of their project.  One such group took..

30 Nov
2019

Whipping The Smokehouse Sign into Shape

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the signage industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog/interview was done with Cam Andres of Multiwerks Design in Alberta, Canada.  He talks about creating a dimensional sign from Precision Board urethane foam..

18 Nov
2019

Rotary CNC Routing of Precision Board Faux Statues

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to announce a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, which will be posted on the Precision Board Blog each month. This month Dan Sawatzky shows us how he used their rotary CNC machine to route some faux statues from Precision Board HDU and..

08 Nov
2019

How Berkeley Formula Racing Uses Precision Board Tooling

  • November 8, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 92 views

The following Precision Board Guest Blog is written by Hunter Wheeler, a student of engineering at U.C. Berkeley.  Hunter is part of the Berkeley Formula Racing program and describes how the Formula SAE Team used Precision Board urethane tooling board to make one-off molds for the carbon fiber pieces of their race car. In Hunter’s..