Category: Tools

Table Saw Guide
Saws

The Complete Guide to Table Saws

Choosing the right table saw for your shop is an important decision. Because a table saw is one of the top three most expensive tools in a woodworking this table saw guide will help you find the right: Benchtop table saw for small woodworking shops Jobsite table saw that can be easily move around Contractor/hybrid saw that perform like a cabinet saw but can be moved around the workshop Cabinet table saws for top performance And, besides size and shape,

Best Cabinet Clamps
Clamps

Choosing The Best Woodworking Clamps For Your Projects

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
Accessories

Choosing the Right Router Bits for Cabinet Doors

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 based on: Router bits for cutting door rails and stiles Raised panel router bits Bits

Jigs

Use These Woodworking Jigs For Speed and Accuracy

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

Domino Joint End View
Wood Joints

14 Types of Woodworking Joints And The Tools To Make Them

While choosing the right wood is a key step in woodworking, having the right tools and techniques to create quality woodworking joints is a must. It’s a common step to overlook in woodworking, but designing your projects to have the right joints will be the difference between a lasting piece you can use for decades. Or, a mistake you’ll need to fix (or redo) later. In this arcticle learn what wood joints are best for your project. Woodworking joints are

Cordless Nail Guns
Power Tools

The Best Cordless Nail Gun For Your Woodworking Projects

Cordless nail guns make woodworking easier, faster and quieter. And by matching the best cordless nail guns to your projects you’ll be able to ditch the air compressor, cut the cord and tackle projects outside of a shop. Best of all, from construction-grade framing to DIY projects like building feature walls there is a nail gun for every budget and task: BEST FOR FRAMING:  is a 20-degree, brushless nail gun (formerly Hitachi) with a rough duty lifetime warranty that construction crews

Japanese Saw for Woodworking
Hand Saws

The Best Japanese Saws 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.

Best Sandpaper for Wood
Sandpaper

The Best Sandpaper and Grits for Woodworking

The best sandpaper for woodworking is rarely the cheapest. With differences in paper, abrasive material types and quality of build the finish of your next project depends on quality paper. In this guide learn what sandpaper is best for wood.

Trim installation tools for installing molding
Home Construction

The Best Trim Installation Tools For DIY or Pro

Installing trim seems like a simple carpentry job. But the tools that professionals use might be different than you think. In this guide learn what the right tools to install molding and trim are.

Best Plunge Routers
Routers

The Best Plunge Routers For Woodworking

Buying the best plunge router isn’t just a decision on price. It’s a process that involves understanding your current projects, router use for making dadoes and rabbets, size of bits and if you’ll free-hand or use in a router table. In this article we’ll cover budget plunge routers to professional models made for everyday use.