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Ridgid R86044B Vs. Makita XTR01Z | Trim Router Battle Comparison

Ridgid R86044B Vs. Makita XTR01Z | Trim Router Battle Comparison

Which trim router is right for you? Before we get into the nitty-gritty details, we want to provide a little context to this battery power trim router comparison. We are not 100 percent sure there will be a clear winner in the end. We have both units in our professional woodworking shop and they each […]

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Rockler Miter Fold Dado Set Demo and Review

Rockler Miter Fold Dado Set Demo and Review

Drawers and Boxes are Everywhere! Whether you are getting something out of your kitchen, bathroom vanity, garage shelves or your TV cabinet there is a darn good chance you will open a drawer. These drawers are technically boxes and boxes are found all around as well. Not so much wood but boxes are the go […]

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How to make money with your CNC | Custom Outlet and Switch Covers

How to make money with your CNC | Custom Outlet and Switch Covers

CNC Machines are Money Making Machines! Desktop CNC machines or non-industrial or commercial units are viewed as toys. That is far from the case. CNC machines provide an individual or shop with the ability to bring new capabilities to the shop that they would not be able to before. In addition to completely new opportunities […]

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Supermax 25×2 Dual Drum Sander Review 913002

Medium-Large Shop Must Have Depending on your situation, a drum sander can either be a luxury or a necessity. A beginner woodworker certainly doesn’t need a drum sander but as they get more and more experienced, the drum sander brings precision and efficiency to the shop that some may require. An experienced woodworker and a […]

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Bosch 14-gallon Dust Extractor with Automatic Filter Clean Review- VAC140A

Dust sucks! Whether you are in your workshop, garage, in the house, or on the job-site, sawdust is no fun! It makes everything messy, it takes forever to clean-up, and it is extremely bad for your health. Wood dust is a known human carcinogen (can cause cancer). Wood dust becomes a potential heath problem when […]

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Kobalt 24 volt MAX Brushless Impact Driver

Maximum Performance With 50 percent more power and up to 3.6 times more runtime (compared to Kobalt 18V tools), the Kobalt 24 volt MAX lineup is quite impressive. How do you get a 24 volt battery? Kobalt added additional battery cells and reconfigured them to fit in their compact battery packs (referring to the 2 […]

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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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DEWALT DHS790 FlexVolt 12″ 120V Max Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review

Corded & Cordless The DEWALT DHS790AT2 FlexVolt 120V MAX double bevel compound sliding miter saw is the most innovative cordless tools introduced in 2016.  We feel this way because of the miter saw’s ability to use two 60 FlexVolt batteries or a power cord adapter to run off a cord.  No other saw on the […]

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Build a Simple Spline Jig To Strengthen Miter Joints

Stronger Picture Frames Simple miter joints are useful in many projects, but the miter joint itself is simply not that strong.  Adding splines to these joints will make them much stronger and it is also very easy.  There is no need to purchase a spline jig.  We can simple grab some scrap wood from other […]

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Ridgid Brushless 18 Volt Compact Trim Router Review – R86044B

Everyone needs a trim router! Trim routers are a must in any workshop environment. They are perfect for the lighter tasks that don’t need a huge router with 2 HP or more.They may be smaller than  your average woodworking router but with being as honest as possible, a trim router is the most used router […]

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WA Looks at Rockler’s F-Style Piston Clamps by Piher

Extreme Pressure – Rockler Piston Clamps Great clamps are a must in any workshop, especially a woodworking shop. I have lost count of how many I actually own but when something like the f-style piston clamp made by Piher comes along, I need a few more. What is that old saying? “A woodworker can’t have […]

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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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