Tools to make holes in wood

14 simple tools to make holes in wood of any shape or size

While obvious to a carpenter, sometimes choosing the right tools to make holes in wood takes a little research. And, from large holes to square holes, flat bottom holes in wood to small round holes there is always a tool or two to do the job. In this article learn what the best tools to cut wood are and how to use them. While a is the most popular any-size tool for cutting holes there are a lot of other choices. …

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Cabinet Lift to Install Cabinets

Using a Cabinet Lift to Install Upper Cabinets the Easy Way

Name one tool that’s the cost of a high quality miter saw and could save your back? While a cabinet lift might not have been top of mind, for a woodworker or contractor it’s one of those obscure tools that can avoid injuries. Why do I care? Well, I’ve built and installed more than my share of kitchens and furniture pieces.  And I’ve had two back surgeries because of it.  Why do I link cabinets and back issues? Well, cabinets and …

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Woodworking Hearing Protection Ear Muffs

Best Hearing Protection For Woodworking: Highest NRR Muffs

Woodworking is a high decibel hobby and woodworking ear protection is a MUST. Looking for the maximum decibel reduction protection? Or, wondering if there are Bluetooth earplugs or ear muffs to let you answer calls or listen to music? In this article we’ll cover all types of hearing protectors for woodworking.

Cabinet Hanging Rail Kit

Best Cabinet Hangers: Professional cabinet hanging rail systems

While screwing cabinets to the wall is one way to install cabinets, cabinet hangers offer a much simpler solution. Did you know a standard cabinet installation requires complex measurements to translate wall stud locations to cabinet backs? Perhaps you do, and is why you want the simplicity of a cabinet hanging rail. In this article learn about these rail systems and what’s best for your installation.

Hardwood Lumber

Hardwood Lumber Near Me? 5 Simple Tricks to The Best Deal

I’ve found buying hardwood lumber lumber near me isn’t as simple as it could be. Perhaps you’ve spent hours searching and trying to compare costs. Or, maybe you know of a few stores and are looking to find a unique piece of hardwood. In this article learn where to find hardwood and how to shop for the best deal.BEST GLUE LINE RIP BLADE:  use a glue line rip blade to make glass smooth cuts. INNOVATIVE GLUE BOTTLE:  from FastCap for no-mess …

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Best Drywall Tools

Best Drywall Tools to Easily Cut, Hang and Tape Sheetrock [2021]

Installing drywall can be a frustrating job without the best drywall tools. Not only is drywall heavy, it needs to be cut, mudded and finished with unique tools. Learn what the right tools are to install and finish your own drywall.  BEST DRYWALL SAW:  BEST DRYWALL LIFT:  DRYWALL STILTS:  DRYWALL BANJO  DUST BARRIERS:  BEST DRYWALL SANDER:  BEST SCREW GUN:  First, drywall tools like stilts and aren’t every day purchases. But they are a must have for most jobs. And while you’ll …

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cabinet knob placement

Cabinet knob placement for doors and drawers (and 4 things NOT to do)

Proper cabinet knob placement is a must as once a hole is drilled you cannot undo it.  But it isn’t as simple as deciding where on the cabinet you want to place the knob. Did you know there are specialty cabinet knob placement tools made JUST for ensuring holes are accurately placed?  First, spending time and effort on where to place your cabinet hardware is important. But how you drill the holes is just as important – and why I use a cabinet …

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Japanese Saw for Woodworking

Japanese Saws: Complete Guide for Woodworking

One of the least known saws in woodworking is the Japanese saw. Because of this saws unique design it is often overlooked as a gadget and not the precision handsaw alternative that it is. But, its far from an oddity you’ll put in the tool chest and forget. In this article learn about the different types of Japanese saws and what’s best for your woodworking projects. If your only experience with handsaws is a standard, full-sized saw used to cut …

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Easy DIY Keyboard Tray for Desk

Build a DIY keyboard tray in just 30 minutes [2021 DIY Guide]

For just a few dollars on slides and 30 minutes of time just about anyone can build a DIY keyboard tray. Not sure what drawer slides to use? Have a standing desk or beam and need to do a DIY clamp on keyboard tray? Learn how to add a keyboard tray to your desk in just a few minutes in this guide (with the right keyboard slide). With just a few dollars spent on a and melamine shelf I built …

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