The Band Saw Basics – What You Need To Know Before Buying

The band saw is an absolute cracker of a power tool. It can rip, strip, make curves and tackle almost any kind of cut that you throw at it. Read this article to learn all about the features and workings of a band saw. Learn how to make the right choice when buying a new bandsaw, fix common issues and tips to get the best results from it.

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Table Saw Basics – What You Need To Know Before Buying One

The table-saw is the first major power to that most woodworkers go for. So making the right choice when buying one is important. This post is about all the common features of a table-saw that you should be look out for while buying. Also avoid common mistakes and learn to spot manufacturing defect. Learn how to fix common issues with a new table saw while setting it up and read some great tips and tricks for getting the best results when making your cuts.

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How To Sharpen Hand Tools On A Stone

Hand tools are awesome building, finishing and fine tuning tools that no modern wood shop should do without. One sure shot of way of being disappointed and frustrated with hand tools is to use blunt ones. The good news is that it is very simple to keep your chisels sharp using a sharpening stone. Read this article to learn more about different tool sharpening techniques using a stone.

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How To Use Hand Chisels To Clean And Cut Joints

It is said that any wood project can be built out of just three hand tools - A hand plane, chisel and a hammer. It will take time, but it can be built. Just like hand planes, a quality set of chisels is needed in a wood shop because sometimes it is easier to use than a power tool. The trick is to know how to use one properly. Here is a post on how to use a hand chidden to cut and clean.

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