Angled vs Straight Finish Nailers: Which is Best for Your Needs?

  • February 7, 2019
Angled vs Straight Finish Nailers - Which is Best for Your Needs

If you’re in the market for a new finish nailer, then you’ve probably faced a decision between a straight and an angled finish nailer. While they generally serve the same purpose, the differences between the models can change the situations in which they work best. So, we’ve prepared a comparison of the two types of […]

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Crown Stapler vs Brad Nailer – Which is Best for Your Project?

  • January 31, 2019
crown stapler vs brad nailer

Crown staplers and brad nailers each have their strengths and weaknesses. While they sound like they are similar tools, they do well in different kinds of tasks, and while there is some overlap between the two, the amount of extra work they require on the same task varies greatly. Read on to find out which […]

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Jointer vs Planer – Which is Best for Your Needs?

  • January 29, 2019
jointer vs planer (featured image)

There are two things that are true about rough lumber. First, it’s entirely unsuitable as is for woodworking projects. Second, it’s a whole lot cheaper than regular lumber. Getting around the unsuitability and reaping the benefits of its relative cost is where the jointer and the planer come in. Both tools seek to help you […]

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12 Free DIY Bed Frame Woodworking Plans (All Sizes)

  • January 29, 2019
herringbone bed

You don’t always realize this, but your bed is the piece of furniture you spend the most time in. In fact, most people spend about one-third of their days in it. So, it’s understandable that you’d want to customize your bed to suit your personality. Either you want it to fit into the general decor […]

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7 Free Folding Workbench Plans You Can DIY Today

  • January 29, 2019
wooden folding table

One of the most important things in every DIYer’s inventory is a workbench. This isn’t just a place where you can do work, it’s also important to help you organize and keep track of tools, hardware, and materials. Plus, if you need to use a vice, you absolutely need something to mount that to. We […]

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13 Most Profitable Woodworking Projects to Build & Sell in 2019

  • January 29, 2019
beer caddy

Having a side hustle is a great way to earn extra cash these days with skills you’ve honed through the pursuit of hobbies. Few of them are as popular right now as making things with your hands. They’re technical skills, however, things that not everyone has and not everyone has the time to learn. Woodworking […]

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12 Free Adirondack Chair Plans That are Easy to DIY

  • January 29, 2019
two classic chair

What piece of outdoor furniture better says summer than the Adirondack chair. Built out of wood but constructed to be comfortable, it also has room between the slats to keep the air moving so you won’t stick to it when you stand up. They are perfect for the porch, or under a shade tree or […]

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15 Free DIY Computer Desk Plans You Can DIY Today

  • January 29, 2019
truss desk

Many people like the idea of making their own computer desks but are put off by the seeming complexity of the task. The good news is that there are a lot of simple, accessible designs online, which will allow you to build your own desk for a fraction of what you might pay for a […]

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10 Free Printable Woodworking Plans for You to Download (.PDF)

  • January 29, 2019
wine rack

People who like to work with their hands often don’t want to do it by the comfortable glow of a computer browser window of a phone screen. They prefer things that are real, like wood. Paper, also. That is, paper with plans printed on them. It might be a bit old fashioned, but we get […]

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17 Free Woodworking Workbench Plans You can DIY Today

  • January 29, 2019
mobile workbench

One of the most underappreciated tools in working with wood is the place to do the work. Every woodworker will have their own specific needs, but one thing everyone will need is a flat working surface. You need a place to lay your tools, hold your wood firmly in place and space to work. This […]

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