Are Biscuit Joiners Useful?

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Are Electric Hand Planers Any Good?
Are Electric Hand Planers Any Good?

A Complete Guide to Biscuit Joiners and How They’re Changing Woodworking Introduction: What is a Biscuit Joiner, How Does it Help in Woodworking and Why do you need one? Biscuit joiners are a woodworking tool that helps you to make precise joints in your wood. It does this by using a special type of cutter … Read more

Is A Router Table Useful? 

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Router tables are useful in many ways. They can used to make straighter cuts and the depth of cut is more accurate too. If you do a lot of routing especially with longer boards it’s worth spending the money on one. It also free’s up both hands so you can concentrate more on what your … Read more

Are Electric Hand Planers Any Good?

are electric hand planers any good?

What Is An Electric Planer (Hand Tool) Good For? Power hand planers do have a place in the workshop and are useful in various woodworking projects. They can remove wood very quickly and work out twists and cupping of boards. Power hand planer also work well for getting out dips on edges of wood. Electric … Read more

Setting Up A Workshop In 2021 For Woodworking

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DISCLOSURE: IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, MEANING I GET A COMMISSION IF YOU DECIDE TO MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH ANY OF MY LINKS, AT NO COST TO YOU OF COURSE. PLEASE READ THE DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. How To Get Started Setting Up A Work Shop When setting up a workshop, there … Read more

4 Different Types Of Wood Sanders

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Sanding Wood Projects Really Suck Yes it does but wood sanders make it easier and a lot more bearable plus it’s a necessary evil if you want your finished wood project to really shine. I was a sophomore in high school when I found that out. I, like most people find sanding wood to be … Read more

Jointer / Planer: Which Comes First?

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Difference Between A Jointer And A Planer Believe it or not a lot of people really don’t know that each one of these wood working tools do different tasks and they wonder which one to buy first. The quick answer is if you think that you need one of them then you’ll need both. But … Read more

Drill Press For Woodworking

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What Is A Drill Press Used For? A lot of people just think that the drill press is used for drilling straight perpendicular holes in wood and that’s true. Well believe it or not the press has more than one function especially when you add other attachments to it like the drum sander for example. … Read more

Woodworking Bandsaw: Let’s Cut Some Curves

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What’s A Bandsaw Used For? The main thing that a bandsaw can do that a table saw and a circular saw can’t do is cut tight curves and irregular shapes. I can also cut almost near perfect circles, you can’t do that with a table saw. It can also be used for turning thick slabs … Read more

Miter Saw Tips And Tricks

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What Is A Miter Saw Used For? As you’re roaming around your work shop asking yourself “do I need a miter saw” to add to your collection of tools. Think about how much you would use one. Don’t go and buy something that you may only use a couple of times a year. To me … Read more

Table Saw Safety and Uses

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Table Saw Safety Rules Table saws are a great addition to your power tool arsenal. As a matter of fact some consider it to be the best tool in the shop. The table saw is capable of cutting large pieces of wood into more manageable pieces for your wood projects. But the hazards of using … Read more

Circular Saw Safety Rules

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Hazards Associated with Circular Saws The hazards associated with circular saws is something that we all need to learn about and take seriously.The circular saw can make any wood worker’s job much easier and more efficient if used properly. However, there are many hazards associated with this particular tool if you don’t know how to … Read more

How Much Space Do I Need For A Wood Shop?

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Woodworking: Getting Started I find that when people are starting a woodworking project they get hung up on where they want to build their projects. Often the question asked is “how much space do I need for a wood shop?” Well, there isn’t just one answer to that question. It all comes down to what … Read more