Category Archive for: ‘Tools and Equipment’

Tips for Dust Collection in a Home Wood Shop

Tips for Dust Collection in a Home Wood Shop

Dust is the bane of the woodworker; pretty much everything you do in your shop creates dust. Some woods create pretty hazardous sawdust and inhaling it can irritate your lungs or cause other medical problems. Larger shops have dust collection solutions in place to greatly reduce these problems, but they aren’t always appropriate for smaller home wood shops. That doesn’t …

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A Woodworker’s Guide to Table Saws

A Woodworker's Guide to Table Saws

If you’re interested in woodworking, you may want to consider buying a table saw. This style will offer you the advantage of speed and accuracy when working on your projects. Before you make a decision about buying one, though, consider your choices carefully. Decide What Types of Projects You’ll Be Working On How often will you be using the table …

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The Advantages of Owning a Small Drying Kiln

The Advantages of Owning a Small Drying Kiln

One of the great things about working with wood is that nature itself provides you with plenty of raw materials for your projects. Collecting your own wood gives you a wider variety of choices beyond what’s available at your local mill or lumber supplier and the shapes and sizes of the wood you collect can even inspire your work. You …

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Pros and Cons of Woodworking with Manual Tools

Pros and Cons of Woodworking with Manual Tools

There are unlimited options for those who love working with wood. You can do amazing things with routers, CNCs and other machines, but there’s something to be said for working with manual tools as well. If you’ve been thinking of taking up manual woodworking, here are a few things that you should consider. Manual tools aren’t for everybody, but it …

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