Best Benchtop Planers Thickness

The Best Benchtop Planers for Small Workshops – 2021

Best Benchtop Planer for Woodworking Dewalt DW735X Top Pick: DEWALT DW735X While some woodworkers get by without one, a benchtop planer is usually a must for any woodworker. But finding a quality wood planer that will put a great finish on both hardwoods and softwoods can be difficult. And, since there many types of planers, its worth noting that a benchtop planer typically features: Straight or helical blades Support for boards up to 13-inches (33 cm) Single phase 15-amp motors …

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Best Cabinet Clamps

The Best Woodworking Clamps For Your Projects – 2021

Having the best cabinet clamps on hand will help with everything from panel gluing to assembling finished doors. But did you know there are over a dozen varieties of clamps for jobs like rough gluing, box assembly, door clamping and even specialty cabinet claws used during installation? In this article learn about the best woodworking clamps to build your cabinets.

Best Router Bits For Cabinet Doors

DIY Guide: 7 Popular Router Bits for Cabinet Doors

Whiteside 5990 Shaker Best Quality Router Bits for Cabinet Doors Top Pick: Whiteside Shaker Bits Choosing the right router bits for cabinet doors requires knowing how doors are assembled and if cabinet hardware will be used for the final finish. But thankfully there are just a few different styles of router bits to consider. And a few “relief” profiles that will give your door either a classic or modern look. In this guide we’ll cover router bits for cabinet doors …

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Dust Collector For Shop Vac

DIY Guide: Dust Collector For Shop Vac Systems (2021)

The best dust collector for shop vac use requires simply adding on a vortex pre-filter to separate the large wood chips from the finer dust particles. But to make your entire dust collection system function the best there are a few other parts, hoses and accessories to add: Vortex filters Tool attachments Flexible piping Upgraded shop vac with higher air flow (CFM) Collection buckets Vortex Cones: #1 Dust Collector for Shop Vac Attachments   Best Vortex Cone for a Shop Vac: …

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Adjustable desk legs for standing desk

The Best Adjustable Desk Legs For Your Next Desk (2021)

With the rapid switch to working from home many desk-bound workers are converting their offices to be more functional. And with this update comes DIY desks. Making your own desk? You’ll want to use adjustable desk legs that either level to the floor OR adjust for sit or stand desks. In this guide learn the best adjusting leg options for your desk projects.

12 Simple Woodworking Jigs Every Woodworker Needs (2021)

One of the hardest parts of woodworking is knowing when there is a tool that will make your woodworking easier.  And while woodworking jigs are known to many, there are a huge variety of them to know (and use). To help your woodworking we’ve assembled a list of the most popular jigs that will help you cut, drill and align all phases of your projects.  Think you have them all? Well, even professional woodworkers might be surprised by a jig …

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best wood scribe tool

The Best Wood Scribe Tool For Woodworking (2021)

FastCap Scribe Best Wood Scribe Tool  Top Pick: FastCap Wood Scribe A wood scribe tool is one of those obscure hand tools you didn’t know you needed until, well,  you do. When it comes to trimming, installing cabinets, mortise and tenon joints or even a straight line scribe to prevent wood tear out a scribe is a must. In this article learn what styles of wood scribes are available and what’s best for your projects. When I was first learning …

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Stair Jigs and Templates for Wood Treads

The Best Stair Tread Jigs for DIY And Pros (2021)

Extendable Tread Template Best Value Stair Jig for Small to Large Jobs Top Pick: Collins Stair Jig The best stair tread jigs will let both DIY’ers and professionals achieve a perfect cut on all edges of the tread. But why use a jig? Well, while tape measures are accurate they are ineffective at inside measurements. And not designed to layout angles. Which makes a stair tread template a must-have for any tread installation project. So, getting started, stair tread templates …

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What Size Drawer Slides

What Size Drawer Slides Do I Need? (2021 – DIY Guide)

Lontan Drawer Slides Budget Friendly, Solid Performing Side Mounts Value Drawer Slide: Lontan When deciding what size drawer slides are needed for a cabinet or furniture project the best place to start is with the depth of the cabinet. But with drawer slides it is not just the length of the slide that matters, it is also the thickness or “side clearance”.  Which makes choosing drawer slides a bit confusing. But by understanding the basic features of a drawer slide it …

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