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The Right Materials, At The Right Size, At The Right Time

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The Right Materials, At The Right Size, At The Right Time At MakerStock, we know that there isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” for all of the possible projects out there. We keep the most common size panels in stock and available for quick checkout on our website. But, your project does not need to be limited to just those sizes. MakerStock will custom cut any of our materials upon request. Maybe you have a cracked plexi panel in your laundry room that you would love to replace? And you were eyeing up frosted white acrylic since it looks perfect for hiding fluorescent bulbs...

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Shipping during the Holiday Season

Posted by Jaclyn Baldwin on

We are all guilty of expressing our displeasure when we do not receive an order in the timeframe that we expect it. Once we place an order, we expect to receive it the next day. In a world of Amazon Prime, the almost magical appearance of goods so quickly has conditioned us to expect it from everyone and every place we order from.  At MakerStock, our goal is to ship all stock size orders within 24-48 hours. Custom cuts typically ship in the same timeframe, but may take an additional day to ship. We ship from Old Forge, PA, just...

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What is Baltic Birch Plywood?

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What is Baltic Birch Plywood?

Baltic Birch Plywood, also known in the industry as Russian birch, originates from trees sourced in the Baltic Sea region, and is produced most commonly in Russia and Finland.  It is available in many thicknesses, as well as in different grades, with B/BB and BB/BB among the most popular for lasering and furniture making.  Baltic Birch is graded with letter designations for the face/back side of a panel, ranging from A (best quality) to C (utility grade).  At MakerStock, we stock B/BB and BB/BB grade Baltic.  B: Typically uniform light color, with no plugs/patches (football shaped oval patches about the...

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Upcycling with PSA Veneer

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Upcycling with PSA Veneer
Save time on your next frame, cabinet or furniture upcycle and uplift using PSA Veneer. It's simple and easy to learn how to apply.

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Material Utilization Tips For Laser Cutting

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Material Utilization Tips For Laser Cutting

Scrap. Isn't it what we all love to hate? Great when we need just a tiny piece to complete a project. Terrible when it clutters up a MakerSpace or workshop. We all face the same dilemma.

Check out MakerStock's tips on reducing scrap in your MakerSpace!

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