Wood Band Saw

The Best Band Saws For Woodworking

Bandsaws are unique in both the size and function of what they can cut. From woodworking bandsaws to metal and even “bone saws” this simply designed saw will cut just about everything. But choosing the best bandsaw for woodworking takes a bit of research and understanding some basic functions such as: Weight is important to reduce vibration Cast iron tables offer both weight and the best accuracy Saws with rip fences allow for making safer cuts vs. a table saw Higher …

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Festool Kapex Miter Saw

The Best Miter Saw for Woodworking Projects

After over a decade with my Makita miter saw I decided it was time to upgrade. And while the decision was mostly around needing a miter saw that would fit on my bench without needing 12-inches of travel behind the fence, I also wanted advanced features like a laser guide and improved accuracy. So, after hours searching, comparing prices and browsing at the tool stores my choice was easy: the Festool Kapex was hands down the best miter saw not he …

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Best Track Saws and Plunge Saws

The Best Track Saws For Woodworking

While brand preference may factor into most tool purchases, a track saw might tempt woodworkers to switch things up. When I went looking for the best track saw for my workshop I figured it would be a Festool or possibly Milwaukee. But after a lot of research I ended up with a cordless Makita. After researching and using a track saw, here’s a few tips: Invest in track saw accessories. The right clamps, tracks, and other gadgets make using a track saw …

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Best Cordless Table Saws Dewalt Saw

The Best Cordless Table Saws For Woodworking

Cordless table saws allow contractors and homeowners the ability to build just about anything off-grid. While there are just a few makers of these portable table saws, the best cordless table saws fro top brands are surprisingly capable. As an offshoot to a benchtop table saw, a cordless table saw has the unique job of being lightweight, capable of cutting hundreds of feet of plywood or lumber without power. And thus using a massive battery that few manufacturers have mastered. In this …

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Complete Guide to Best Saw Blades

The Best Saw Blades for Your Woodworking Tools

There are no single best saw blades. Instead, there are the right types of saw blades for each saw and the right blade and tooth configuration for the situation. Because every saw has a different purpose one of the tricks to woodworking is taking the time to understand why certain blades work best. But, for simplicity, they can be purchased by your saw: BEST MITER SAW – is surprisingly the best blade I’ve put on my miter saw. And many …

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Table Saw Guide

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, …

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Best Portable Table Saws

Best Portable Table Saws For Woodworking

If you’ve ever lugged a table saw around a job site, tried to adjust the fence on a saw built for portability, or had an accident with a table saw you’ll know choosing the best portable table saws can have trade-offs.   Did you know there are over 30,000 table saw injuries every year – and 10% involve an amputation?  That makes features you would  find only on the large cabinet saws, such as the SawStop system (Amazon) a key consideration as …

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