Best Sanders for Wood

7 Best Sanders for Wood to Fit Every Budget

Choosing the best sanders for wood projects involves understanding the wood used, project size and finish to be applied. While my last woodworking project required a 22″ drum sander it’s not a sander I’d expect everyone to invest in. While there are dozens of sanders for wood one of my favorite all-purpose sanders is a random orbit sander due to it’s versatility.  Before we start looking at sanders, let’s first consider the reason for the variety and what to look for: …

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Tools to make holes in wood

Ultimate Guide: 14 best tools to make holes in wood (drill, saw, laser)

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 are and how to use them. First, I’ve drilled, cut and even chiseled thousands of holes in my woodworking career. But while I’ve had the good fortune …

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Best Cordless Table Saws Dewalt Saw

Ultimate Guide: Best cordless table saws – and 1 unique alternative

Did you know the best cordless table saw is half the saw and half the battery? While there are differences between brands, the top two are similar enough the decision comes down to the  battery.  And more specifically the choice will come down to Dewalt vs. Milwaukee. But unfortunately your choices are limited as only a handful of manufacturers supply the batteries with the power to drive a cordless table.  And that makes choosing the best cordless table saw between these …

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