General tools

Info-Graphics: 6 Types Of Wood Glue And Where To Apply Them


Every now and then, you’re going to run into a few woodworking projects that require the use of wood glue. Wood glue helps you join two pieces of wood or wood and other materials such as plastic and metal together, without using nails, screws or any other means that will dent or create visible holes in the wood. The...

General tools

The Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ Dual-Mode Sander Review


Festool took random orbital sanders to new heights when they made the Festool Rotex FEQ sander. A tool which carries 3 functions in one tool. It can be used for coarse sanding, fine sanding and polishing. So, if you intend to remove a lot of material from the stock you’re sanding in very little time, then you have to...

Saws

Dewalt DWE305 Reciprocating Saw Review | What You Need To Know


Reciprocating saws are meant to cut through different materials easily. One of the reciprocating saw that does that exceptionally well is the Dewalt DWE305 12 amp reciprocating saw. You can use it to cut materials such as nail embedded wood, fibre glass, heavy gauge metal, plastic, rubber, drywall and plaster. Dewalt...

How To

6 Reciprocating Saw Uses That Will Make You Buy One Today


The ultimate demolition tool is what it is called. Why? Because with the right blade installed, the reciprocating saw can cut through anything. Wood, iron, plaster, stone, you name it. Equipped with a reciprocating saw, you’ll cut them all. That is why it is used for demolition work. You can’t cut iron with a circular...

How To

Know Your Sander | Types Of Wood Sanders And Their Application


Many woodworkers will agree with me that the sanding process is not the most favorite part of any woodworking project. In fact, I’m almost certain that it’s the least favorite part of all the processes it takes to complete a woodworking, remodeling or home improvement project. However, it’s a very important and...

Sanders

Top 10 Best Random Orbital Sanders | How To Choose An Orbital Sander


Of all the activities it takes to complete your woodworking or metalworking projects, sanding is definitely not the most pleasant one of them. I’m sure you’d definitely agree with me on that. However, with a random orbital sander, you still don’t look forward to sanding your projects, but much of the unpleasantness of...

Nail Guns

Top 10 Best Framing Nailer | How To Choose A Framing Nailer


A hammer will do you little to no good these days, especially when there is a framing nailer lying around. I once watched two veteran framers framing a building in this YouTube video. With the way they were using the hammer, I say it would require only...

Saws

Top 10 Best Compound Miter Saw | How To Choose The Best Miter Saw


For hobbyists and professional craftsmen, a compound miter saw is an indispensable crosscutting tool that really makes work easy and saves a lot of time during your woodworking projects. Compound miter saws have lots of uses and applications in the workshop....

Benchtop Planers

Best Jointer Planer Combo | Everything You Need To Know


A jointer planer combo is a combination of a wood jointer and a wood planer in one machine. One of the biggest problem faced by home owners turned DIYers or hobbyist is limited workshop/garage space. Professional woodworkers usually have a dedicated...

Benchtop Planers

Best Wood Planer | Complete Tool Analysis and Buyers Guide


A wood planer is a power or hand tool that is used for reducing or trimming down the thickness of wood/lumber, making both faces parallel and also smoothening the rough wood surfaces. At least, it is safe to say that without wood planers, cabinetry/furniture...

Benchtop Planers

Top 10 Best Benchtop Planer | How To Choose The Best Thickness Planer


A benchtop planer is the name for a portable thickness planer. Without question, it is one of the most important woodworking power tool every woodworker needs. In fact, it would be impossible to work with wood without thickness planers. A thickness...