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Capabilities of Sandcarving

Capabilities of Sandcarving

LOOKING FOR IDEAS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS? The capabilities of sandcarving offer a logical extension of your current business. Sandcarving offers entrance into numerous markets including gifts, collectibles, memorial items, promotional products, and signage. From extremely fine detail to personalized characterization, to multi-level deep carving, the possibilities with sandcarving are virtually limitless. Read the full […]

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October 2018

October Newsletter Have you ever wondered if you could sandcarve a pumpkin? We have that answer and more in this month’s newsletter. Keep scrolling to find out what we’ve been up to and what we’re looking forward to as summer turns to fall! Sandcarving Workshop at Bogi’s Garage You’re invited! Join Darin Jones with IKONICS Imaging […]

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Is Your Sandblaster Clogged?

If you turn on your blaster and no abrasive comes out, it is most likely a clogged nozzle or hose. In this weeks Facebook Live video, Wes from IKONICS Imaging discusses these two common issues and how to address them. Check for a Clogged Nozzle The most common issue with abrasive not coming out of […]

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September 2018

September Newsletter Hang on tight, we have exciting announcements and updates this month! Keep scrolling to find out what we’ve been up to and what we’re looking forward to. Join Us in Indy You’re invited! Don’t miss IKONICS Imaging at The NBM Show – Indianapolis this week on Sept 13-15, 2018 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Enjoy sandcarving demos […]

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How Much Compressed Air Do I Need?

One of the questions that repeatedly comes up in sandcarving is, “How much compressed air do I need to run a sandcarver?” The following information from Robert Robinson at MediaBlast & Abrasive, Inc. addresses this common question. Standard Operation This information is based on operating a 3/32″ nozzle machine at normal pressures for sandcarving. Operation […]

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August 2018

August Newsletter You scream, I scream, we all scream for … IKONICS Imaging! Keep scrolling to find out what we’ve been up to and what we’re looking forward to. NBM Meadowlands You’re invited! Don’t miss IKONICS Imaging at The NBM Show – Meadowlands on Aug 23-24, 2018 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey. Enjoy sandcarving demos all day […]

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July 2018

July Newsletter Grab your shades… summer is here and IKONICS Imaging is getting hot! Discover what our Lake Superior Glass and LSG-HollowWare glass lines have to offer this wedding and summer season. Come say HI to our IKONICS Imaging team at the NBM Long Beach show the first week in August. Want a behind-the-scenes peek at how our sandblast machines are […]

June Newsletter

June 2018

June Newsletter We’ve turned another corner and summer is near! Come say HI to our IKONICS Imaging team at the NBM Cleveland show this week. We have exciting news, we’re introducing our new Smart Jig, an essential sandcarving tool. Grow your shop and sandcarving techniques with the CrystalBlast Summit and UltraPeel. Discover what our Lake Superior Glass and LSG-HollowWare glass lines have to […]

May 2018

May Newsletter May has arrived, a time for honoring and remembrance, along with new changes to come. Don’t miss IKONICS Imaging at the NBM Portland show this weekend. Check out our 23rd Veteran project. Grow your shop and sandcarving techniques with the Pro X2 and UltraPeel. Discover our Lake Superior Glass and LSG-HollowWare glass lines. Keep scrolling for the […]

23rd Veteran Project

IKONICS Imaging worked with the incredible crew from 23rd Veteran back in March. The IKONICS Imaging Team taught the veterans about sandcarving and everyone helped sandcarve some pretty amazing pieces for the silent auction during the Madison Rising Concert in Duluth, MN. About 23rd Veteran The mission is to empower veterans to lead successful lives. […]