Some of the decision making that I see going on in this industry is simply amazing. A lot of it involves the words, “Good enough!” I keep hearing those words over and over. It seems to have become a catchphrase in government, industry and many other sectors, replacing previous phrases like “Good thinking”, “G…
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Sawmill Santa: What’s In Your Stocking?

POST DATE: November 09, 2016

AUTHOR Udo Jahn

I can’t believe it’s November already. The year has gone by so quickly, and it’s almost over. I caught my family hanging Christmas lights the other day. Seriously! I thought to myself, “What day is this? What month is this?” Someone out there knows just how many shopping days are left until Christmas, but I’l…
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Red Sawguides Put Your Accounts in the Same Colour

POST DATE: October 07, 2016

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Every fall there seems to be so much to do. There are conventions and trade shows in our business lives along with all the other activities in our personal lives that occur. You get so wrapped up in all these events, but then something happens that just makes you want to stand up and say something. If you ha…
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Committing Harakiri as a Manufacturer

POST DATE: September 28, 2016

AUTHOR Udo Jahn

I have wanted to write this article for awhile. You see, nothing boils my blood faster than encountering living proof of Darwin’s theory of natural selection, especially when that living proof is a customer service rep on the other end of the phone. This particular story comes from a friend of mine in the for…
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Putting Lipstick on a Pig: Sawguide Repair 101

POST DATE: September 23, 2016

AUTHOR Udo Jahn

Spring and autumn are both busy times of year for conventions and tradeshows. It seems like something’s going on every week during these seasons. Over the years, I have been asked a lot of questions about sawguides at these types of events. I thought I would write a few articles about some of the common quest…
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