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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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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | 641SS and 1281SS Squares

Squares are essential In woodworking, a quality square is essential. From laying out joinery to checking if case parts are square, they provide quality assurance that you can’t get with another tool. We use a variety of squares in the shop from machinist squares, combinations squares, and even specialty square we have from Woodpeckers and […]

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Build a Stout Bandsaw Resaw Fence From Scrap

Cut it in two! Resawing is an operation where you split your material in two pieces. It is typically cut right down the middle but not always, you can have a larger board and only need a small sliver of it. Resawing is a great way to make use of thicker material when you need thinner […]

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How To Make End-Grain Cutting Boards

Kitchen Centerpiece An end-grain cutting boards are a work of art. Some folks decide not to use them and keep them in perfect shape on your counter or kitchen table. Other folks like to put them in the daily grind. Their kitchen centerpiece has scars and knife wounds that prove the kitchen is active. Either […]

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Shop Made – Table Saw Miter Sled for Perfect Miter Joints

Miter Joints Miter Joints are very common in woodworking and can sometimes have a intimidating impressions, especially to a beginner. They are not hard to do but tricky to setup. There are two things  you need to have a successful miter joint. One, you need to have the two cuts equal 90 degrees. It is common […]

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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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Shop Made Router Base – Build It Yourself!

Build A Router Base In Woodworking, there are many items that you simply cannot buy.  Even if you can buy them, why would you when you can have the satisfaction of building them yourself with little to no cost.  A router base is a very popular project that is very simple to build.  In this […]

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Kreg Precision Trak & Stop Kit Review

Repeatable Operations, Every Single Time If you are an aspiring woodworker, you know that your parts need to come out the exact dimension you want them.  You can’t be a 1/16” off, heck, even a 1/32” off. When we want something 24” long, it needs to be 24” long, exactly. If a project calls for a hole 3” […]

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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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Keen Utility Braddock Steel Toe Work Boot Review

Keen Utility Braddock Mid AL WP The Keen Utility Braddock Mid AL WP features a waterproof, breathable membrane allowing moisture out, but not in.  This boot is built for comfort with the steel toe protection necessary for many harsh work environments.  The Keen Utility Braddock has asymmetrical steel toes providing ASTM-rated protection from impact and […]

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Klein NCVT-3 with Flashlight Review

Klein Non-Contact Voltage Tester Klein Tools is making tools that will withstand the abuse of the jobsite.   The new line called the “Tough Meter” Test & Measurement products are made to be dropped in water, mud and withstand abuse while keeping functionality intact. The new NCVT-3, Non-Contact Voltage Tester with Flashlight, identifies AC voltage in […]

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