NEW SHOP!

Well it wasn't even a year at the old shop before we grew out of it and needed a bigger one!

It was very obvious!

A bigger location was found, with more power, and we began the move! In the spirit of our open door policy, here's a look into the move in:

Keep Watching us! Only bigger and better things to come!

Making a Table

With us constantly working it is very hard to make things for ourselves, beyond tools, at the shop. But after many a meal ate in our lap, enough was enough.

First we cut some gusset plates

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Next we bent them on our DiAcro break. 

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Nesto welded up some frames. Time to attach the gussets to them. 

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While I get some trashed old boards cut up and fit into place. 

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Nesto welds up the underside of the bottom shelf.

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Paying attention to details is important. We made the new bolts look old with a little patina.

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The mockup

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We just need to add some legs and weld it up! Stay tuned for the finished project! 

Christmas Time

Christmas is in a few days and the plasma cutter is getting a lot of love for custom signs. Here's a couple!

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 A mixture of brushed and patina'ed then cleared. 

A mixture of brushed and patina'ed then cleared. 

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 This one got the color treatment. 

This one got the color treatment. 

CNC Plasma Magic

We are full steam a head on a variety of projects. We have a few Stainless Hoppers operating at vineyards across Northern California. 

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And we pumping out all sorts of rad signs and architectural accents with our new Arclight Dynamics 5x10' CNC Plasma Cutter equipped with a Hypertherm Powermax85. 

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Keep an eye out for some updates!

Red Hot Design

After about 3 arduous months of filming in secret, the cats out of the bag. Jason, owner of NTK Fabrication will be one of the regular cast members on a new Reality TV Series called Red Hot Design, airing August 11th on FYI. Click on the image below for more info!

New Fabrication Table

The next step in watching a fabrication shop be reborn, the welding table. We wanted a table unlike others. Not the same old sheet metal top warped with heat and hammer. We wanted accuracy, rigidity, modularity, and replacability!

We decided to go with 6 inch channel iron slats spaced 1.5 inches to increase rigidity and give us the ability to clamp anywhere on the table.

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Here's Ernesto welding the brackets on the slats.

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Measuring an bolting the slats in place.

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And here she is in action!

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The New Shop

An empty shop. A new begining. A fresh start. Here she is, only 2 weeks ago, the day I got the keys to the new headquarters of NTK Fabrication. Little by little I'm gonna stuff this place full until it's time to rent the unit next door! 

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Under Construction

Keep an eye on our site for exciting updates and rad build pics. We promise not to dissappoint!

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