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Want a clamp that work great for edge trim?

Paul Akers demonstrated FastCap’s new 3 Way Clamp. Makes holding edges in place a snap!

For more information on FastCap’s 3 Way Clamp, visit our website.

FastCap Tour: Lean & Mean

Gary Katz, of Katz Roadshow, posted a summary of Scott Well’s (This is Carpentry) and Dan Parish’s (Millworks by Design) tour of FastCap on the This is Carpentry Blog.

“My brother is a year older than me, and because of that, he’s far more experienced and much smarter. But the thing that bugs me is that everything always has to be ‘just so’ with him. Sometimes, when I think about my brother I remember the last words in Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury: “…each in its ordered place.” Even the pencils and pens on my brother’s desk have to be ‘just so’ before he’ll answer a ringing phone; his door bench is the same way: every tool has to be razor sharp and in its proper place before he’ll start work on a door.

It took me years to understand why. I have to thank Paul Akers, from FastCap, for helping me see my brother in a totally new way….” Press here to read the entire post.

Jake Bailey on How to Face Darkness with Gratitude

We watched this during our morning meeting. Every second is priceless!

TheGeekGroup Reviews Artisan Planes

TheGeekGroup Reviews FastCaps Artisan Radius Plane (Cessna) and Artisan Pull Plane (Piper). LOL! For more information on these products, visit our website.

Black American Founders

We watched this in our morning meeting today.

Deep Respect for Resources

Rhonda and Paul show respect and gratitude for the FastCap facility by keeping it pristine.

Meet Thomas Emmett

My name is Thomas Emmett. I have worked at Fastcap since February of 2016. I started first in our production department and for the last 1.5 years as customer service and as our online order processor.

I enjoy every day working at FastCap. My favorite things about working here include our many shop dogs (like Yoshi the office dog), getting to spend time with my coworkers who are generous, funny, and dedicated to what they do, as well as getting to use and enjoy our beautiful facility in Ferndale, WA. I like working in our woodshop and helping out on the production floor if I am not in the office creating orders and answering customer phone calls and emails. Our focus at Fastcap on lean principles and leadership has also changed my life for the better and has lead to me enjoying my job immensely because we have eliminated so much waste and struggle from work which leaves me free to focus on the fun and challenge of keeping our customers happy.

I am originally from Bellingham, WA and love living in the PNW. I have spent time in Pullman, WA getting a bachelor’s degree in Economics at Washington State University and 2 years after that working for a custom furniture shop in Oakland, California before moving back to Bellingham and starting work at FastCap. In my free time I enjoy reading, cooking, enjoying the parks and outdoor activities in Bellingham, WA and spending time with my family. I think FastCap rocks!

Lean Labels Contest

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