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DEWALT Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw Review

DEWALT Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw Review

#1 In Power! DEWALT call their new Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw a Worm Drive Style Saw.  DEWALT’s saw does not have worm drive gears, hence they call it a worm drive style.  We like to call this a rear handle, blade left saw. The blade is oriented to the left of the […]

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Milwaukee M18 Radius Site Light with Charger Review 2150-20 or 2151-20

Milwaukee M18 Radius Site Light with Charger Review 2150-20 or 2151-20

Milwaukee’s 18 volt LED Sun Milwaukee tool is the leader in battery powered LED lighting.  From the new pocket-sized lighting powered by RedLithium USB batteries through the M18 line, Milwaukee Tool makes some of the best lights on the market.  The new Milwaukee Tool Radius Site Light is available in a standard version (2151-20) or with One-Key […]

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Rockler Material Mate Panel Cart and Shop Stand

Rockler Material Mate Panel Cart and Shop Stand

Sheet goods are essential in a woodworking shop! The odds are pretty good you have used some sort of sheet good in the recent past in your woodworking shop. From MDF to high-quality cabinet grade plywood, sheet good material is essential to any size woodworking shop. Even if you use mostly hardwoods, you will need […]

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Hitachi NR1890DR 3-1/2″ 18V Cordless Plastic Strip Framing Nailer Review

Hitachi NR1890DR 3-1/2″ 18V Cordless Plastic Strip Framing Nailer Review

Ditch The Hose Cordless, Gasless framing nailers are on the market today, but many of them lack power and runtime.  Hitachi claims their new version will have all the power needed to drive 3-1/2” nails into even the toughest of engineered lumber.  We can tell you from our use that it can drive those large nails […]

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Atlas 46 Chest Rigs, Aprons, and Vests In Our Wood Shop

Atlas 46 Chest Rigs, Aprons, and Vests In Our Wood Shop

Self Organization Whether you’re on the job-site or at home in your own shop, few things are more important than organization. Organization, convenience, and comfort all lead to increased efficiency. Throughout a busy workday, efficiency equals time, and time equals money. Atlas46 has designed their vests and aprons with organization and efficiency being the top […]

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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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DEWALT DCS570 20V 7-1/4" Circular Saw with Blade Brake Review

DEWALT DCS570 20V 7-1/4″ Circular Saw with Blade Brake Review

FlexVolt’s Little Bro Dewalt added a new brushless 7-1/4″ circular saw to the 20 volt max lineup as part of a growing brushless tool selection.  Dewalt’s first brushless circular saw was the 60v Flexvolt the only runs on the new 60V batteries that can also be used on the 20V line.  The new DCS570 is directly […]

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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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Ryobi One+ Brushless (18v X2) 36 Volt 10" Sliding Miter Saw Review P3650B

Ryobi One+ Brushless (18v X2) 36 Volt 10″ Sliding Miter Saw Review P3650B

18 Plus 18= Ryobi 36V Miter Saw Ryobi announced a few months ago that they were releasing a dual-battery system starting with the Ryobi 18V One+ 10-Inch Miter Saw. This miter saw is latest addition to the One+, or One+One, lineup that connects the two batteries in series to create a 36V tool using two […]

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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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Makita 18V X2 Brushless Rear-Handle Circular Saw Review

Makita XSR01Z 18V X2 Brushless Rear-Handle Circular Saw Review

Battery Powered Worm Drive? Makita’s XSR01Z 18V X2 Brushless Rear-Handle Circular Saw is powered by two 18 volt Makita batteries, but it is not a worm drive saw. We mention that it is not a worm drive saw a few times in our YouTube video also.  The rear handle saw looks like a worm drive, feels like […]

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Winner! Dewalt DWHT36225S 25 FT XP Tape Measure

Did You Win? The New DEWALT XP tape measure is stronger in every way possible.  Tougher Case. Tougher Blade Coating. Tougher Hook Connection. DEWALT claims that is can be dropped from 60 feet on to compacted soil and it will still work.  The numbers are large and easily read.  There is a coating over the first […]

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