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Festool Domino Joiner DF 500 Q Review – 574432

Loose Tenon Joinery Loose tenon joinery is similar to a mortise and tenon joint with the exception that the tenon is not apart of your material. It is a separate piece of stock that fits in between two mortises, one on each piece you are trying to join together. With “loose” in the joinery name, […]

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Woodworking Gift Ideas Under $100

Gift ideas! Buying a gift for the woodworking in your lift is difficult. You don’t know what they have, what they don’t have, what they want, what they need, or what works with the items they already have. If you are looking for ideas, this is intended to provide you some ideas and inspiration when […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool Dowel Press Review

Perfect Dowel Stock Sources quality dowels for woodworking can be a tricky task. Your big box store had cheap dowels but the sizes are typically not the same size as listed or consistent. The Woodpeckers’ OneTIME Tool Dowel Press is a perfect solution for the fine woodworker that is looking for the ability to make […]

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Pocket Hole Drill & Impact Drivers – Makita 12 volt max Review

Makita 12v Max Kit LCT209W When we have people visit our shop they often ask us “Why do you need 3 sets of drills/driver?” and “Why do you have a 12v when you have two other 18v kits?”  The answer is simple!  Each drill driver kit was purchased for a reason, we started out purchasing the 18v kit […]

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Kreg Jig R3 – Pocket Hole Jig Review

Kreg Jig R3 To quote directly from the Kreg Jig website, “The Kreg Jig R3 can build you book cases, shelves, and storage projects for your home. It’s also great for creating custom built-ins, and countless other home improvements projects.” You may be thinking this little compact jig can do all that? Absolutely it can! […]

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Porter Cable 560 Quik Jig System Review

When you think of pocket holes, you most likely think of the Kreg Jig systems, which is completely understandable.  Let me tell you, there are some other options out there and one of those options deserves some serious consideration; the Porter Cable 560 Quik Jig System. Pocket hole joinery is a very popular way to […]

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Kreg System Organizer and K5 Master System

Kreg Tool Company is launching two new products in the next month; the Kreg System Organizer and the Kreg Jig K5 Master System.  I am sure these two kits will get a warm welcome in the woodworking community.  Kreg has been making the very popular Kreg Jig for pocket holes for quite some time. The […]

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