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Your source for best practices and tips for working with carbon fiber.

Best Methods for Countersinking Holes in Carbon Fiber

By Ryan Olliges | January 25, 2018 |

Carbon fiber looks great, but it is tricky to work with. We have posted articles previously on how to drill holes and cut carbon fiber with readily available tools (here and here), and now in this post we will cover countersinking, because you don’t want ugly hardware heads ruining the look of your cool new…

The Good, Better and Best Ways to Drill Carbon Fiber

By Ryan Olliges | January 19, 2018 |

If you don’t have the right tools and knowledge, drilling carbon fiber is a difficult task that will results in bad parts and ruined tools. In this post we will go over the good, better and best ways to drill carbon fiber and not ruin your parts or tools. Safety First – Use Protection Carbon…

4 Best Methods for Cutting Carbon Fiber by Hand

By Ryan Olliges | January 18, 2018 |

Cutting carbon fiber can be a difficult task without the right equipment. This post will help you cut your carbon fiber parts with low cost tools (some that you may already have in your garage), and do it without messing up the carbon fiber sheet you just bought. Saftey First – Use Protection Carbon fiber…