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Woodworking Router Basics – What you need to know before buying one

Routers are a really versatile tool in a wood shop. They are also powerful and dangerous. So read the safety instructions in this post and in the manufacturer’s manual very carefully.  Routers can do a large variety of wood working jobs. They can cut, drill, make joins and cut the wood into any conceivable shape, […]

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

A band saw is a much sought after machine tool if you find yourself cutting a lot of curvatures with your woodwork. It is a much needed upgrade to a jigsaw if you happen to use one. Once you use a bandsaw you will not want to go back to the ‘not so refined’ capabilities […]

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

When it comes to large machine tools for woodworking, the table saw comes in at number one. If you are going to buy the first large power tool for your wood shop, this is the one to go for. It’s among the most versatile and most commonly used tool, if you have one that is. […]

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Useful Tips For Using Circular Saw And Jig Saw

Portable power saws have a lot of use both before you use the larger machine saws, or instead of them if you do not own the big machines. The 2 portable power saws of note and great utility are:  Circular Saw Jigsaw Before we talk about these saws in detail, let’s talk about one option […]

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How To Sharpen Hand Tools On A Stone

If you are going to use hand tools, you are going to have a lot of fun sharpening them. At least, we hope you do because sharpening is an essential part of using hand tools.  But honestly, there is a sense of satisfaction in making your hand tools razor sharp. We ask you to recall […]

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How To Use Chisels To Clean, Make Cuts And Joints

Many key hand techniques in woodworking have been replaced for most part, by power and machine tools. Chiseling the wood by hand is one such skill. Tools like routers are able to quickly and accurately do job that were earlier reserved for chisels, jobs like making mortise and tenor joints.  However, chisels are still a […]

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How To Use Planes – Smoothing The Wood By Hand

Smoothing is a very important part of woodworking. Almost all wood you purchase will need smoothing, either to get out the defects or to give a desired finish to the project.  There are 2 main ways of smoothing wood, sanding and planing. In this post, we are going to speak of planing with hand tools.  […]

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7 Kinds Of Hand Saws And Which One To Use When

There are many kinds of hand saws. They can be used to achieve different results. The main reason for using different hand saws is that they make a particular job easier to do. For example, a rip saw will allow you to cut along the grain with ease. Let’s look at what makes one saw […]

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27 Must Have Tools For Your Woodworking Business

If you are like most woodworkers, you will end up with a few large machine tools, some smaller ones and a collection of much-needed hand tools. However, the tools you should have in your wood shop (especially if you are starting afresh) depends a lot on the kind of woodwork you will make, the amount […]

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How To Get Best Results From Woodworking Tools

Your woodworking tools may have more capability than what you are utilising at the moment. It’s important to realise this for two main reasons. First, the tools will serve you better, make the job go easier/faster and produce better results. Second, just when you think that you need a new tool to get the job […]