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Hits & Misses on the Milwaukee High Capacity 56" 18-Drawer Tool Chest and Cabinet Combo

Hits & Misses on the Milwaukee High Capacity 56″ 18-Drawer Tool Chest and Cabinet Combo

The Best Toolbox? The Home Depot has a large selection of tool chests and cabinets that are all very similar and from different brands.  Milwaukee has changed the market slightly with the first introduction of the standard 46″ toolbox, followed by a high capacity version of that same 46″ that was quickly discontinued for no […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool - Saddle T-Square

Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool – Saddle T-Square

Measuring and Joinery Layout Since the beginning of man, we have been creating and building things. Early measuring devices probably consisted of a stick or length of animal hair but as time has progressed, we are not at an age of remarkable tools. Whether you are building a bench for your porch out of 2×4’s […]

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Makita 36v Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw Review – XSL06Z

Makita 36v Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw – XSL06Z Finally! A cordless miter saw that has the power of a corded miter saw. The 36 volt XSL06Z from Makita fits that bill perfectly. We have long been waiting for a saw that can confidently be brought to the job-site and know that anything you run […]

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Woodpeckers Woodworking Rules

Layout and Joinery Any woodworker will eventually have to layout something on a piece of material or measure and mark joinery. Having a handful of the right tools will make these takes extremely easy and enjoyable. A simple hook rule, combination square, machinist square, and a quality straight edge are a must in a woodworking […]

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GAME CHANGER | Festool Vac-Sys Vacuum Clamping System

GAME CHANGER | Festool Vac-Sys Vacuum Clamping System

Work Holding Working with any material in any working environment, there are two main points to review when talking about work holding. Work height and orientation. If you cannot have your material in the location and orientation your work becomes increasingly less enjoyable and less comfortable. For discussion purposes, this blog will lean towards woodworking […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | Deluxe Trammel System

Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | Deluxe Trammel System

Beam Compass and Trammel Points Drawing or scribing arcs or circles are important in woodworking shops that do any sort of organic shapes. In the past, trammel  points were on a simple beam. That beam could be any length and typically didn’t have any measurements or scales on them. Trammel points are often sold as […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | 2096 Workholding Kit

Work-holding is Essential Whether you are sanding, chiseling, hand-planing, or drilling, securely holding your work piece is essential to working safe and obtaining the results that are desired. We have all used a handful of clamps to make stops on your workbench to hand plane against or secured a piece of material with some make-shift […]

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Makita 18v LXT Cordless Biscuit/Plate Joiner Review

Makita 18v LXT Cordless Biscuit/Plate Joiner Review – XJP03Z

What are biscuits for in woodworking? Biscuits offer excellent alignment and measurable strength in a woodworking joint. A biscuit joiner makes a matching shaped mortise in the two pieces of wood that are meant to be joined together. A biscuit is a small pre-manufactured piece of wood that goes into the mortise aligning the two […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | Marking Gauge and Panel Marking Gauge

What is a marking gauge and why use one? A marking gauge is a tool that is typically used for traditional joinery layouts like mortise and tenon joinery. A marking gauge uses a sharp wheel that scribes or marks the material. Where it marks is dictated by where the small fence is setup. Folks use […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | DF 500 Offset Base System

You can make the Festool Domino even better! The Festool Domino is a fantastic tool that is a game changer in the woodworking shop and on the job-site. It gives the user the ability to use loose tenon joinery on their projects or job-site in a fraction of the time it takes traditional mortise and […]

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Woodpeckers SERX Straight Edge Rules for Woodworkers

Woodworking – Best Straight Edge Many industries and professions need to draw straight lines. Woodworkers are no different! A straight line is essential to precision woodworking or just laying out cut lines on material. How straight do we need them? This is a debatable question that depends on what you are doing. Typically a straight line […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | Delve Square Review

Woodworking Squares If we intend our projects that are created in the woodshop to come out square, we need something to check it against. The woodworking square comes in many different shapes, styles, and colors. They all have one thing in common, they register against two faces to see if they are square. As time […]

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