November 12, 2014
Just how detailed do shop drawings have to be? That depends on several factors, including whether you are doing the work in-house or sending it out.
October 15, 2014
From an attendee’s perspective, FABTECH is akin to Christmas morning, when all the new toys and possibilities are revealed, complete with a soundtrack. At least that’s how Barnes MetalCrafters’ Nick Martin sees it.
September 18, 2014
When a fabricating shop sees its limits being pushed, it may be time for an equipment upgrade. Sometimes a new machine can be a real game-changer.
August 14, 2014
Working in a small business has a lot of perks, but often requires the duties of multiple job titles. My title at Barnes MetalCrafters is “product designer,” but I use that term loosely when people ask what I do. It is hard to describe what I do, because for the most part, it changes every...
July 17, 2014
Working in the family business can be difficult and isn’t right for everyone. But sometimes, it can lead to a rewarding career.