All posts for the month August, 2012

Milwaukee Compact Electromagnetic Drill Press – 450 RPM 4270-20

August 30, 2012

Why Buy A Drill Press for Woodwork? Wood workers know that a drill press offers more precision than a power drill and with a stand it can drill exceptionally deep holes that a hand held drill wouldn’t dream of completing.  It can also be preset to acquire the right depth for your hole to be ...

Porter Cable Deluxe Plate Joiner Kit 557

August 30, 2012

Beauty and the Joint Woodworkers will argue that the challenge they face as true professional is to accurately join two pieces of wood together while creating an aesthetically pleasing joint which will maintain its strength and durability for years to come. Several of these joints include a mortise and tenon joint, a tongue and groove ...

Saw Blades: Part Two

August 30, 2012

Part two of choosing a proper saw blade for the perfect cut you desire while performing your woodworking projects. Combination Blades Freud LU84M011 10 x 50 x 5/8 Combination Saw Blade Combination blades are just that, combining the attributes of the crosscut with the rip cut while offering the best benefits of both blades. With these ...

Saw Blades: Part One

August 30, 2012

Which to Choose? Achieving the perfect cut in your woodworking is two fold. First, you need to know how to choose the correct saw blade for the correct cut. Secondly, the blade should be sharp enough to easily sear through the wood without ruining your project. Nasty side effects like the burning and tearing of ...

CST Berger Electronic LCD Dial-In Horizontal/Vertical Self-Leveling Interior/Exterior Rotary Laser 57-ALGRPKG

August 27, 2012

CST/Berger is known for its superior leveling and precision technical equipment throughout the construction and tool industry. This packaged kit is no exception to the high standards CST/Berger has always strived to maintain. The  CST Berger 57-ALGRPKG Electronic LCD Dial-In Horizontal/Vertical Self-Leveling Interior/Exterior Rotary Laser is an electronic self leveler, which showcases the products ability to ...

Make a Bench From a Headboard & Footboard: Part Two

August 27, 2012

Part two of  how to “Make a Bench From a Headboard & Footboard” will focus on finishing the bench and showing you an image of the completed project. Step One Your dowels should now be inserted into the holes that were made in the footboard halves, so go ahead and insert them, being careful as ...

Make a Bench From a Headboard & Footboard: Part One

August 27, 2012

  This is a simple step by step guide to make a bench out of a wood headboard and footboard. It is garage sale season and you can easily pick up an item like a headboard and footboard for as little as $5. Tools Needed You will need primer to coat the headboard and footboard, ...

Greenlee 4.4 Volt Metal Cutting Circular Saw with Cobalt Lithium-Ion Battery LCS-144

August 27, 2012

There has been a new development in the circular saw world recently and it focuses on new battery operated models, which have a much smaller blade size. Compared to older models which have  traditionally had blades over 7 inches in length, these new battery operated circular saws carry a compact 4-inch blade. So why make ...

Makita 10″ Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw LS1016L

August 23, 2012

King of the Miter Saws? There has been a lot of industry buzz on the new   Makita 10″ Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw LS1016L, as marketing claims on it have flooded the press that this is the very best miter saw released in recent years. So lets get into it, and see if this saw has what ...

Sumner GH2T Gantry Lift – 15′ Beam 785100

August 23, 2012

The Sumner GH2T Gantry Lift – 15′ Beam 785100 has the muscle you want in spades, it literally holds a ton and with the capacity of 2 metric tons, or the ability to lift a total of 4,400 pounds. With that much muscle in your arm, even you can lift like a pro! The Sumner GH2T Gantry ...