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    Hand Working Metal In Japan

    Here is an article on how the Bullet train noses are transformed from a cad idea to the nose of a train. Not Wood but very artsy hand work..

    No CNC needed..

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...l?hpid=artslot

    Garry

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    Yeah Gary very neat article, i just thought given they use sound and bunch of other things to determine how they doing, i wondered how long their hearing lasts with banging all day long.
    cheers

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    No one would believe

    What a strange fact to know, I am sure if I would tell to some one that in spite of having state of the art technology, hammers are being used to mold the bullet train noses; no one would believe me.

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