The regular use of hand and power tools can expose you to a number of risks and dangers. In fact, such is evident as there have been more than 400,000 visits to the emergency rooms that can be attributed to the improper and unsafe use of the tools. The majority of these visits are actually triggered by working unsafely and by the misuse of the tools.
Fortunately, you can now gain access to a few tips for hand and power tool safety. With all these provided tips, you can correctly use your hand and power tools while ensuring that you do so with proper safety measures in place. Such is also a huge help in significantly reducing the risk of facing an accident in the workplace.Continue reading
Clamps are quintessential tools that you require for any woodworking project you will undertake. I have never come across a woodworker who complained of having a variety of clamps. However, this article will help you to decide on the best woodworking clamps to purchase.
It’s evident that owning one doesn't guarantee honed skill when using them. Therefore, I’ll share some tips on how to make the most out of any clamp you have. To get the clamp that will get your task done, you will have to consider a number of factors such as clamping pressure and the size of the workpiece.Continue reading
A hammer is perhaps the most basic of all carpentry and woodworking tools. This highly underrated and often overlooked Implement has over the years played a central role numerous other tasks outside woodworking and carpentry. Even Thor owns one. What most people fail to appreciate are the incredible varieties and types of hammers available! One’s choice of hammer depends on the materials being used and what the intended purpose or task is.Continue reading
Woodworking and Carpentry are age-old crafts that have stood the test of time and ultimately evolved into the modern day art/discipline or practice if you may. Wood is among man's oldest building materials. It is no surprise therefore that wood has, in fact, remained as popular in the 21st century.
The tools involved in woodwork and carpentry come in all manner of sizes, shapes, and descriptions. The influence of scientific and technological advances has been influential on tools used in carpentry and woodwork. The pocket hole jig is one such case. This article aims to demystify this tool, explore the advantages and shortcomings of using one, a brief history of the same and what to consider when purchasing the best pocket hole jig.Continue reading
Man invented tools to help ease the burden or strain associated with daily tasks. Power tools have become a must have in most aspects of day to day life. One tool that has, however, remained unchanged and perhaps as important is the screwdriver. Several powered models have sprung up but the truth remains that the hand operated ones are still quite popular. This article is aimed at identifying the best screwdriver set available on the market and what to look out for when buying one.Continue reading
Recent advances in mechanics and technology have brought forth the advent of a new age of power tools. Newer models of power tools have woodwork and carpentry continually. Benchtop planers are a class of woodworking tools used to smoothen the surface of the wood. Modern benchtop planers are an advancement over traditional muscle powered planers. This article aims to help you identify the best benchtop planer models available on the market and what to look out for when buying or renting one.Continue reading
With the before article, We discussed the best dovetail jig buying guide. This article aims at identifying the top five best wood router brands available on the market and the specifics on what to look out for when buying or renting one.
Carpentry and woodwork are among the oldest trades in the world. This is no surprise considering wood is among mankind’s oldest building materials. These seasoned and time-tested trades often employ a variety of tools and contraptions. In the field of fine woodworking, some degrees of artistry alongside an array of tools are a prerequisite. Advances in science and technology have given rise to a new generation of power tools, making everything a whole lot easier.Continue reading
Saws have been around for a couple of millennia. The earliest recorded evidence suggests that the earliest models were simple serrated materials such as flint and shark teeth which were used for everyday cutting purposes. In some cases, however, saws have been used for sinister purposes in different cultures across the globe. The modern reciprocating saw is advancement over the ancient Egyptian saws and is a widely used demolition tool. This article is aimed at identifying the best reciprocating saw models currently on the market and what to consider when buying or renting one.Continue reading
Recent advances in mechanics and technology have seen the rise of various power tools used for everyday construction tasks. The woodwork and carpentry scene has had its fair share of the game. Dovetail jigs, often referred to as dovetail saws are essential woodworking tools used to join together pieces of wood via the use of dovetail joints. Traditional dovetail saws comprised of thin blades with fine teeth. These were used for high precision and detailed cutting. This article’s main aim is to help you identify the best dovetail jig models available on the market and what to look out for when buying or renting one.Continue reading
You 're a busy guy, don't need to read this article. Here is the best biscuit joiner that you should buy;
Advances in mechanics and technology have seen the rise of several power tools used for everyday construction tasks and chores. Woodwork and Carpentry have had its fair share of the game. Biscuit joiners, often referred to as plate joiners are essential woodworking tools used to join together pieces of wood.
The invention of the biscuit joining system is attributed to the Swiss inventor Hermann Steiner in the mid 1950’s. Biscuit joiners eliminate the need to use screws or nails to join two pieces of lumber together. This article’s main aim is to help you identify the best biscuit joiner models available on the market and what to look out for when buying or renting one.Continue reading