Woodworkers speak on the subject of hand tools and their place today in the workshops. Here is an article looking at the role that some important hand tools still play and how you can include a few essential ones to strike a balance in your woodworking, enhance creativity, getter better results and improve the overall workflow, all by using some woodworking hand tools.
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Your woodworking tools are going to one of the most vital investments for your workshop. The choices are simpler when using hand tools. But power tools constantly become more advanced, and newer models, features and developments these tools seem to happen every month.
Obviously, using the right kind of tools will give you an advantage while building the wood projects. The right woodworking tools do the job faster and with a better finish.
Choosing the right woodworking tools for your workshop or for a particular project is about a few things.
- Deciding what tools you need.
- Getting them for the best possible price.
- Knowing the most efficient way to use the tools.
- Learning to get more out your existing tools by using new techniques, accessories, jigs etc.
This section is about discussing some of the popular woodworking tools and their uses.
3 Best Hand Planes You Should Buy First And How To Use Them
If you didn’t know it, hand planes are an absolute must for woodworking. They are an absolute boon to have regardless of what power tools you use. Hand planes make common jobs easier in a workshop, and save you time and effort. As long as you take the time and practise to learn to them, these are the 3 must have hand planes you need to buy first for your woodworking workshop.
How To Setup, Tune And Maintain A Perfect Table Saw For Years
A table saw is one of the first major power tool a commercial woodworker buys. The advice most commonly given is to buy the best you can afford. Even so your new table saw might need a few checks to make sure there are no defects and a few tuneups to set it up for accurate cuts. Here are a few important checks as well as maintenance tips for your high utility power tool that will keep it delivering accurate cuts for a long time.
What Is a CNC Woodworking Router And How To Assemble One At Home
What is a CNC router is, how it works and how you can get one for your wood-shop. CNC woodworking is an enthralling way to do woodwork with equally thrilling results. The only caveat is that you learn how to operate the CNC router. Once you do you amazing designs and possibilities open for you.
How To Recondition A Cordless Drill Battery
Your power tool batteries can probably last longer than they usually do. Since the performance of your cordless tools is directly linked to the battery condition, it makes sense to know a few things about elongating battery life. Also, since they are expensive to replace, it’s very useful to learn how to recondition degraded batteries to restore their power.
The Best Battery Type For Cordless Power Tools – Lithium, NiMH Or NiCd
Battery performance affects the functioning of every cordless power tool. Find out if lithium-based batteries are right choice for your intended usage or do nickel-based batteries present a better solution.
How To Make Tool Batteries Last 3x Longer
There are a few simple things you can do to make your batteries in any device last much longer before their capacity and performance decreases to the extent that you have to replace them or even discard the device altogether. Batteries are susceptible to how they are used and charged. Learn these simple tricks to keep your batteries performing at peak capacity for longer.
7 Very Useful And Easy To Make Woodworking Jigs
Woodworking jigs are very useful little contraptions that make doing a particular process easier like cutting drilling holes of a specific depth, making dovetails etc. They allow you to get uniform results every time you repeat the process. Jigs can be simple or complex structures. You can purchase ready made ones and also make a lot of them yourself. These are a few simple jigs you can make yourself for common woodworking functions.
Basics Of Sanding With Belt And Orbital Sanders
No wood working project is finished without sanding. In order to get the right finish you almost always have to sand the wood surface and then apply a coat of polish/varnish if you choose to. In this post we will look at two kinds of power sanders and how to use them. The Belt Sander……
How To Setup Tools And Do Periodic Maintenance In A Work Shop
How to take time off periodically to set your tools and work space in order so that your wood shop functions in a smooth and systematic manner. Delaying periodic maintenance can result in unnecessary wear and tear for your tools, and increases chances of tool malfunction. Keep your wood-shop clean, organised and work friendly. In this short post we talk about basic tips to keep your workshop working seamlessly.