There are dozens of ways to join two pieces of wood together. In this guide learn how to accomplish this essential woodworking task with hand or power tools.
While both woodworking saws, a miter and circular saw, serve two different purposes. This guide teaches you when to use each saw and what is best for your projects.
Making holes in wood is usually as simple as deciding which type of drill bit is best for the job. In this guide learn how to quickly cut holes and avoid damage.
The Festool DOMINO is the undisputed king of loose tenon joinery. And while Festool owns the patent on this hand-held tool, there are Festool DOMINO alternatives that will either cut loose tenons or offer similar strength joints with different methods.
The best woodworking gifts for dad are helpful gadgets, small tools, or humor-laden t-shifts. In this guide, you will find a dozen of our best bets for uncommon gifts they won’t own.
Overview Rating: 3.6/5 The JET JWP-13BT planer is a benchtop solution that can smooth boards up to 13 inches wide and 6 inches thick. Unlike other planer manufacturers in this category, JET has a higher capacity and more powerful floor models. While this planer is sought after for its “helical” head, we found that inserts are aligned in rows in our test. And unfortunately, the plastic top casing was cracked on two of our units. JET JWP-13BT Bench Top
Woodworking is a hobby that takes years (or decades) to master because of the tools, techniques, and wide variety of project types. Every woodworker, then, is learning, making mistakes, and correcting themselves. While there are hundreds of ways to do things wrong, some basic woodworking mistakes tend to be the same across many wood shops. So rather than learn the hard way, in this article, discover what mistakes you might be making and how to correct them. Number 10 might
Makita vs. Dewalt. Milwaukee vs. Festool. Woodworkers are used to comparing tool brands to decide what their next tools should be. But what most woodworkers miss is the unique tool brands that make woodworking faster, easier and improve quality. For example, FastCap has a glue bottle that takes the hard squeeze out of that Titebond bottle your stressed hand is used to gripping. Or, Powertec has a huge line of high quality tools at a much discounted price vs. large
Overview Rating: 4.5/5 Lontan side mount drawer slides are a high quality, dual spring soft closing drawer slide. With a built-in damper to prevent the drawer from slamming shut and smooth, quiet rails these budget-friendly drawer slides are a great pick for both new or retrofit applications. LONTAN DRAWER SLIDES (SL4502S3) LONTAN SL4502S3 Lontan drawer slides are available as both pairs or in bulk packs of two to ten pairs for larger jobs. With a standard 1/2-inch side clearance
Overview Rating: 4.8/5 In its second generation, the Milwaukee 2746-20 M18 Fuel 18-gauge cordless nail gun proved worthy of a compressor powered replacement in our test. For any woodworker or carpenter that is in the Milwaukee battery “club” it is a must buy to enjoy compressor-free nailing. Milwaukee 18-Gauge Cordless Nail Gun (2746-20) Milwaukee 2746-20 For trim installation or assembly of cabinets or furniture a compact, cordless nail gun like the 2746-20 is a welcome addition to any woodworkers