Best Dust Collector for Woodworking Shops

The Best Dust Collector Systems for Woodworking (Nov 2021)

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.

Workbench On Wheels How to Build or Buy

Workbench on Wheels: Buy or Build A Mobile Bench

For small workshops a workbench on wheels is a must to allow moving your working surface around while in use. And then storing it against a wall when not being used. And while these benches are popular with woodworkers, many homeowners are looking for a mobile bench for anything from mechanical work to metal and welding projects.  In this guide we’ll cover: Manufactured options from simple designs to 9-drawer tool chests Design considerations when building a mobile workbench Caster choices, …

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Best Way to Heat a Garage Workshop

The Best Way to Heat a Garage Workshop (2021)

The best way to heat a garage is with a power friendly heat source that maintains heat when you need it. Want something you can install yourself? Looking to heat a workshop when you need it? Or, need to keep a garage around 50-degrees for a freezer or refrigerator? In this article learn what your options are and what might be best to heat your garage.

overhead garage storage

The Best Overhead Garage Storage Racks and LIfts (2021)

One of the most overlooked storage areas in your garage is often right over your head: overhead garage storage racks. And as you know, overhead storage doesn’t take up the valuable floor space that a standard standing rack does. Making it a great investment when comparing per-square-foot costs of your garage floor. But not all storage racks are the same, and there are a few specialty styles to consider. Which makes understanding the following important before buying: Types of storage …

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Best Orbital Sander for Woodworking

The Best Orbital Sanders for Woodworking in 2021

Buying the best or anything requires a bit of research. But choosing the best random orbital sander is a harder decision than most tools because of the split between corded vs. cordless, dramatic quality differences in tools and features like dust collection. And while there are budget orbital sanders that will work for almost all jobs, any woodworker that is tackling furniture or cabinet-grade projects will want to look at higher end tools.  Perhaps you’re wondering what the difference is? …

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Best Miter Saw for Woodworking

The Best Miter Saw for Woodworking Projects in 2021

With the retirement of the radial arm saw the miter saw has become the central cutting station of any woodworkers shop. But there isn’t just one type of miter saw as blade sizes, angle cutting options and other features require some research before buying. In this article learn what the best miter saw is for small and large workshops. While there are dozens of miter saws on the market, not all are built to last. And with the brand names competing …

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Best Woodworking Apron

The Best Woodworking Apron For Your Shop (2021)

Deciding on the best woodworking apron for your shop involves understanding types of fabric, your storage needs and use. Did you know there is waxed cloth to help prevent stains? Or even waist-aprons for compact tool storage?

Woodworking Hearing Protection Ear Muffs

Best Hearing Protection For Woodworking: Highest NRR Muffs

Woodworking is a high decibel hobby and woodworking ear protection is a MUST. Looking for the maximum decibel reduction protection? Or, wondering if there are Bluetooth earplugs or ear muffs to let you answer calls or listen to music? In this article we’ll cover all types of hearing protectors for woodworking.

Best Miter Saw Fence System With Stops

Best Miter Saw Fence System For Faster and Accurate Cuts [2021]

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.

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