Tag: power tools

Best Portable Table Saws of 2019

There are lots of great options for portable table saws out there from great brands right now. Some of this years models offer improvements upon previous models, and some are new players completely. We take a look at the best portable table saws of ...

Safety Recalls on Woodworking Tools

No one is perfect, and tool making companies are no exception. Sometimes a design flaw makes it through even the most rigorous testing only to show up once the product is on the shelf--or in your workshop. Here is a list of some of the most recent ...

Emergency Power Tool Maintenance

Everyone likes to picture the woodworker as someone who takes proper care of tools, but the truth is that anyone can lose track of their tools and lapse in the area of power tool maintenance. It’s not the greatest sin in the world, but neglecting ...

Add Muscle to Your Tool Collection with a Cordless Impact Driver

As we plunge headfirst into fall, the weather is mild, the autumn breezes are glorious, general humidity levels are low across much of the country, which means that NOW is the perfect time to start working on you next big outdoor project. Before ...

Three Useful Woodworking Tools You Probably Don’t Own

The world of woodworking requires a wide assortment of hand and power tools, some of which have very specific or very general use. Every amateur woodworker owns a power saw and a drill. However, there are some useful power tools that seem to get ...

Five Woodworking Safety Tips Every Woodworker Should Follow

Woodworking is a rewarding activity that many people enjoy. Creating something with your own two hands from a blank piece of wood is a feeling like no other. As pleasant as it is, woodworking can also become a dangerous undertaking if one is not ...

Power Tool Maintenance Tips

All equipment should be maintained for a longer performing life and quality performance. There are tips and tricks to follow to ensure that the life of the tool will be longer to save money. It is important to allow for one day of cleaning and ...

Woodworking Injuries: A Lesson Learned in Safety

When using power tools, you have to be safe. That is one of the major rules that applies to any hobby that uses dangerous and powerful tools. Saws, drills and anything else you can think of has the potential to do some damage in some way or ...

Video: Makita Miter Saw Demonstration

Watch this demonstration of a Makita miter saw at AWFS 2009. Note the taller fences and the rail system. This is a pretty slick saw. We recently did a Makita LS1016L miter saw review, and covered a lot of the features that can be seen in this ...