Meet your benchmarks for quality and volume with CNC tools for timber furniture making.
CNC Tools for Furniture Making
Producing quality timber furniture becomes much simpler with the help of CNC machinery. Modern workshops can take advantage of major cost and labour savings thanks to the technology, delivering higher quality and greater productivity. With the right tools and processes, workshops can introduce a greater degree of detail and workmanship into their products without slowing manufacturing processes.
Suitable for both high and low volume furniture makers, Panel Tools’ CNC tooling options are ideal for workshops that use solid timber and manufactured board products. We specialise in providing support to high-end furniture makers with custom tool solutions that can make the most of your 3 axis and 5 axis CNC machines. Our range also includes high volume tools that are compatible with products like MDF and chipboard. Innovative designs and coatings mean our tools produce better results, have a longer working life and higher feed rates.
Find CNC Tools That Produce Beautiful Results
When producing profiles on the CNC there are three main objectives: consistency, efficiency, and a high-quality end-product. Depending on the profile and the capabilities of the machine, Panel Tools can offer tailored solutions in solid carbide, braised tip, replaceable tip and diamond to work towards each of these objectives. A focus for improving the efficiency of profiling operations is to combine and eliminate processes, this can be achieved by doing multiple elements of the profile with a single pass or a single tool. Stacked tooling systems are one example of this.
Morticing and Tenoning
Producing mortices and tenons is a common process across all types of joinery. Whether it be in cabinetry, door locks or furniture, mortice and tenons come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some mortices can be narrow and deep requiring specialty pocketing tools. Tenons may require steps and chamfers, these details can be factored into the design of the tool to be produced in a single pass.
When jointing, we are trying to achieve a perfectly flat and square cut along the full side of the component. Usually a large surface area of material needs to be planed, and a moderate to high level finish is required. If there is enough clearance, this is generally where we will recommend a spiral or helical cutter.
Carving or contouring is a common application for prototyping or contract machining where the design of the component is subject to change and/or highly complex. When you cannot justify an investment in a specific profiling tool, ball nose tools and variations thereof may be used to produce almost any shape. Carving with ball nose tools can be extremely time consuming, there are dozens of options which can be investigated to achieve the detail, finish quality and time frame required.
Find the Tools You Need
Panel Tools supplies a range of CNC tooling and custom solutions designed to push the limits of your equipment and drive the industry forward with innovative processes.
A common sight in the woodworking industry, 3 axis and 5 axis CNC machines have revolutionised timber manufacturing, and our CNC tooling delivers more processing versatility than ever before.
Unlocking the potential of your CNC processes means exploring new and varied materials. Our range of CNC tooling can be designed to work with everything from chipboard to composites and more.
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