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Branded Power Tools Or No Name Brands – Which to Buy? A Little Help

Don’t know which to buy or what the difference is regarding a name brand power tool and a no name brand? It can be as simple as just the name.

Air Compressor Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Air compressors can be a very effective and valuable tool, but only if they are working properly. Here are some helpful tips for proper maintenance and troubleshooting a malfunctioning compressor.

Safety Comes First When it Comes to Power Tools

Most people have used power tools at one point or another in their lives. Without them, it would be nearly impossible to complete many projects. However, along with their usefulness comes the potential for injury.

Wheel Horse Tractor Parts Buying Guide

Are you in the market for replacement lawn tractor parts? Read our brief lawn tractor parts buying guide to ensure that you get the best deal possible.

What Key Handtools Would the Young Person, With Not a Lot of Money, Need For the Best Quality Work?

Within the past 10 years (from 2000-2010) the market for hand tools has changed enormously. These are the changes that I’m going to explore in a series of articles you will soon be able to find from my profile. Not all the articles are based on tools; I cover a lot of other topics which are involved within a woodworker’s life.

Any Old Iron – Is it a Good Idea to Buy Second Hand Chisels?

A lady came and asked me very recently if she could have some advice, holding a box full of old tools. I’m usually wary when people do this but in this case the box of old spanners turned out to be a goldmine.

A Not So Plain Plane – Which Bench Plane to Go For?

The last 10 years have seen great improvements in the design and manufacture of bench planes. A quick look through my catalogue of tools shows 103 different kinds of Planes. But what we are looking at now are bench planes.

Planning a New Workshop Layout

Planning out a new workshop is always fun. I suppose I have had three or four cracks at it now at different times of my life and in different circumstances.

Miter Saw Table – Guide to the Big Four Types

There are a lot of miter saw table models out there on the market, but they can mostly be divided into four groups, not counting homemade stands. In this article we pay a quick tribute to the traditional homemade stand and then take a look at the four bought stand types to help you decide which is right for you.

Leatherman 830850 Skeletool CX Multitool Tops Consumer Multitool Hot Lists For a Reason

Multitools were meant to handle an assortment of jobs in one handy tool. You can use a multitool around the house to take care of quick tasks or you can take them along with you when you’re hiking, camping or fishing. But older multitools were awkward and caused strain on the hand muscles because of the poorly designed contour and the weight of the tool. Then along came Leatherman. Whatever you need to do, the Leatherman 830850 CX Skeletool CX Multitool is bound to be the tool that can make your day.

Types of Chisels Used in Woodworking

The bevel-edge chisel is the most common type of chisel. As its name suggests, its upper edges are bevelled (have sloping sides) so that it can undercut or cut sideways into the corner of an acute angle.

Makita 18v Cordless Drills Review – An “Unbiased” Look at the Makita

What’s the truth about the Makita 18v cordless drill? Is it as good as their company claims? Here’s the UNBIASED truth:

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