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. …
Adding a miter saw fence system to my miter saw was the best investment in my shop yet. Not sure if a miter saw stop will improve your woodworking? Well, these systems install in just a few hours, have an integrated ruler, and will stop the constant measuring and marking you’re doing now. In this article learn what miter saw fence stops are on the market and what’s best for your saw.
Track saws are one of those tools you want to own once you know what they are. Because it is both a safer solution to a table saw AND it features perfectly straight cuts with almost zero splintering they solve a problem you can’t with a table saw. Learn what the best track saws for professionals, hobbyists or DIY’ers are in this article.
You already know this, but the best dust collector isn’t the same from workshop to workshop. While small shops need innovative solutions to maximize suction in tight quarters; large shop dust collectors need massive air flow with optimal ducting to control dust. In this article you’ll learn what the right dust collector is for your size workshop, tools AND budget.
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.
The best router for router table use is a mix of budget, size of the bits you’ll be using, and the space you have in your workshop. Just starting into woodworking and want a multipurpose router for a benchtop table? Or maybe you’re looking at a floor-based table and want a dedicated plunge router. Whatever your purpose, we’ll cover each in detail and what router best fits in a table mount.
When woodworking projects involve fitting perfect wood into an imperfect home having the right finish carpentry tools is a must. And, fortunately, these tools are useful for many other home woodworking jobs. Not sure what specialty tools for installing trim you’ll need? In this article learn about the best trim carpentry tools.