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  • SuperMax Tools 19x38 Drum Sander Review

    SuperMax Tools 19×38 Drum Sander Review

    Learn about this great new and affordable product from Supermax tools in this drum sander review.

  • Woodworking Pencil Review - Ticonderoga My First Tri-Write Pencil

    Woodworking Pencil Review: Ticonderoga – My First Tri-Write Pencil

    In woodworking, there are pencils and then there are your favorite pencils. Dave Munkittrick describes why the Ticonderoga My First Tri-Write pencil is his favorite woodworking pencil. Although designed for children, it makes a great woodworking pencil. It has three sides so it doesn’t roll off your bench, a thicker and stronger lead and it…

  • Ridgid Table Saw Tool Review

    Ridgid Table Saw Review

    Hybrid table saw innovation is less than a decade old. It marries the benefits of stationary cabinet saws like a cast iron top, full-depth T-Slots, great dust collection, and a high quality adjustable fence with the merits of the contractor saw including low amperage draw, reasonable price and portability. The hybrid has become a favorite…

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  • Little Wizard Metal Detector Tool Review

    Little Wizard Metal Detector Review

    I use a lot of salvaged lumber, and have devastated my planer and jointer knives, not to mention my saw blades, with embedded nails, screws, and even a bullet! Now that I have the Little Wizard II, I no longer have that problem. This compact metal detector is extremely sensitive, able to detect framing nails…

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  • Woodmaster 718 Tool Review

    Woodmaster Tools 718 Review Part 1: Setup and Planing

    My lunchbox planer had served me pretty well over the years, but recently as I have started to work with more rough sawn material, and doing a lot more woodworking in general, I came the conclusion that I needed more performance and capacity in a planer. This led me on a research project that involved…

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  • Woodmaster 718 Changeover Process

    Woodmaster 718 Changeover Process

    Paul Mayer demonstrates how to change over the functions on a Woodmaster 718 by switching out his sanding drum for a spiral cutter head. He walks you through the step-by-step procedure, a relatively simple process that should take you no more than ten minutes to properly complete. If you love the Woodmaster 718 as much…

  • Harbor Freight dust collector

    Harbor Freight Dust Collector

    I needed a new dust collector in a bad way. Shop vacuums are a great way to start collecting dust and chips out in the garage or basement, but a full sized dust collector offers much more suction as well as greater capacity for chips on tools like the planer and jointer. It is always…

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  • Reviewing Turgeon Spokeshoves

    Product Review: Turgeon Spokeshaves

    The spokeshave is an interesting tool; boatbuilders, luthiers and furniture makers have utilized this humble tool for centuries to chamfer, shape and smooth all manner of parts, from cabriole legs to guitar necks. Master bowyer Tom Turgeon needs a spokeshave to ’tiller’, or shape the longbows he makes. Finding all of the commercially available spokeshaves…

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  • Right Router for Your Shop

    Right Router for Your Shop

    George Vondriska discusses some of the pros and cons of three different routers that could be right for your shop. Find out which router makes the most sense for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Why You Need a Scroll Saw

    Why You Need a Scroll Saw

    George Vondriska shows some of the types of woodworking projects you can complete on a scroll saw and demonstrates how to use the handy power tool. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Excalibur Scroll Saw provided by General International. For more information, visit More Videos by General International: How to Use Your…