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SawStop PCS31230-TGP2523-HP Review

According to a report by the United States Consumer Safety Protection Council (CPSC), Table Saws are one of the leading causes of accidents and amputations amongst amateur woodworkers and DIYers. Professionals are not completely spared from these accidents either because the table saw, though a handy Power Tool, can be very tricky to work with. […]

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Make Your Own Thin Rip Push Jig for a Table Saw

Keep those fingers safe! Ripping thin stock on the table saw can be a dangerous operation if you don’t have the proper safety accessories and protocol. For discussion purposes, we are going to classify “thin stock” as any material under 1.5″ wide. When cutting material on the table saw with the fence so close to […]

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SawStop PCS 3-HP Professional Cabinet Saw Review & Test

Heart of my shop My table saw is the heart and soul of my shop. 99.99 percent of the projects that get built in my shop at one time or another will see the table saw. It is important to me to have a finely tuned, well-constructed, and a darn good looking saw in my […]

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Woodworking Must Have – FeatherPro Featherboard Review

What is a Featherboard? A featherboard is a safety accessory that applies pressure against the workpiece to push it against the fence. This does two things. First, this allows the user to focus his/her attention on the feeding of the material into the blade. Secondly, it dramatically reduces the risk of kickback. What is kickback? […]

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Grizzly’s NEW G0785 Wall Mount Dust Collector

Big Features, Small System Grizzly just came out with a wall mount dust collection system that has a canister filter.  If you check out the dust collection systems, you will not normally find canister filters on models in this size or price range.  This dust collection system will filter down to one micron and features […]

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OLFA Snap-off Blade Utility Knife Review

Best Utility Knife We use a lot of utility knives around our place and the best one is usually the one with the sharpest blade at the time.  I say that joking, but we must have 10 utility knives around here from impulse purchases when leaving Home Depot or Lowes.  The simple fact remains, unless you […]

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Dewalt 20v MAX XR Brushless 1/2″ Impact Wrench Review

High Torque 1/2″ Impact Wrench We reviewed the new Dewalt 20v Max XR Brushless High Torque 1/2″ Impact Wrench with Hog Ring Anvil, model DCF899HB2.  This kit comes with the impact wrench, carry bag, charger and two 20V MAX XR 5.0Ah Lithium Ion Batteries. The new impact wrench has a heavy-duty impact mechanism with a max torque at 700 […]

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Bosch 7-1/4 In. Worm Drive Circular Saw Review- CSW41

Bosch CSW41 – Durability and Power The Bosch CSW41 has quickly become a contractor favorite because of their excellent build quality and good overall weight.  The saw features light weight magnesium motor housing and foot plate construction to help with fatigue.  Even if you are not a contractor, this worm drive saw should be looked at when you are […]

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Porter-Cable 20 Volt Max Bluetooth Radio Review

Porter-Cable Bluetooth Radio – PCC771B Looking for a nice compact Bluetooth radio? If so, the Porter-Cable 20 Volt Max Bluetooth Radio is a good one to take a look at. Porter-Cable designed the size of this Bluetooth radio to be right in the middle of all their competitor’s size. It fills a niche market for […]

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