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30 Jan
2019
aquaman trident

Making the Aquaman Trident from PBLT-20 Precision Board

Zach Manring with Southern Ginger Workshop wanted to make a full-size movie prop replica of the Aquaman trident, but he didn’t want to make it from wood because it would be too heavy.  That’s when he decided to use foam board and reached out to Coastal Enterprises.  He ultimately went with PBLT-20 Precision Board HDU. ..

24 Jan
2019

Making Giant Church Window Grills from HDU in No Time Flat!

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 is written by Jim Dawson with Synergy Sign & Graphics, based in Strasburg, Ohio.  Jim tells us how he fabricated several large..

11 Jan
2019

Using Multiple CNC Passes to Get Clean Edge Detail When Routing HDU

When James Spouler with Mainland Woodworks got the job to update the signage at the Southlands Riding Club in Vancouver, BC, Canada, he used 15lb and 18lb Precision Board HDU to give the signs some depth and durability. Spouler also used multiple CNC router passes to get clean and deep lettering. Read on to see..

07 Jan
2019
trim

Adding Pizzazz to the Hazelnut Inn Window Trim!

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, posted to the Precision Board Blog on a monthly basis.  This month Dan Sawatzky tells us how he uses 30lb Precision Board HDU to add fine detail to interior or exterior trim on windows..

19 Dec
2018
train

Using Real Steel & Faux Metal to Fabricate Sawatzky’s Theme Park Train

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to announce a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, posted to the Precision Board Blog each month. This month Dan Sawatzky tells us how he created a cartoonish-looking steam-powered train out of real steel and 30lb Precision Board HDU coated to look..

11 Dec
2018

Orange Coast College Students Sculpting the Future with Precision Board

The students at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, are creating sculptures using Precision Board High-Density Urethane.  It’s all part of Leland Means’ sculpture class.  He’s exposing the kids to materials they may use in the professional world and empowering them to expand their skill sets.  Coastal Enterprises provides Precision Board to universities around..

30 Nov
2018

UCSD Human-Powered Sub Competes Internationally

  • November 30, 2018
  • Tai Freligh
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We previously showed you how a team of engineering students from UCSD designed and fabricated a unique human-powered submarine as part of their classroom learning experience. Instead of using a rotary propeller, they took a cue from marine life and designed a dolphin fin propeller.  The students then competed at the European International Submarine Races in..

20 Nov
2018
x-edge

Using X-Edge Router Bits to Maximize your CNC Machine

Do you want to maximize the capabilities of your CNC Router without breaking the bank?  According to X-Edge Tools, as technology has advanced, CNCs have become faster and more efficient but router bits haven’t changed much.  Instead of simply following the old chip load calculator and calling it a day, X-Edge Tools decided to design, test,..

14 Nov
2018
glued

The Secret to Creating a Neat Glued Joint on Precision Board

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to announce a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, which are posted on the Precision Board Blog each month. This month Dan Sawatzky lets us in on a little secret of his when it comes to gluing Precision Board HDU- when he..