Jointer vs Planer – Which is Best for Your Needs?

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Two things 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 transform wood that […]

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Best Torpedo Levels 2020 – Reviews & Top Picks

a torpedo level

You may think that shopping for torpedo levels should be a quick in and out experience, as the name implies, but the fact of the matter is that you can get a great deal or get ripped off when you’re shopping for these tools online. You shouldn’t have to settle for the cheap-o model you […]

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Best Hook Knives for Spoon Carving 2020 – Top Picks & Reviews

a hook knife for spoon carving

Hook knives make spoon carving a fast and easy task and can even make it more fun. The internet is supposed to do the same thing for shopping, but it doesn’t always live up to those expectations. We all know the pain of getting a product we don’t like, and misleading product descriptions written by […]

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Best Firewood Racks 2020 – Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

a firewood rack

Firewood racks help keep your firewood dry and pest-free, reducing the stress that you feel around what’s supposed to be a fun activity. Online shopping is supposed to take the stress and pressure out of the buying experience. However, it sometimes feels like you’re being thrown straight into the fire. We want you to be […]

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Best Drywall Knives 2020 – Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

a drywall knive

We all know that the difference between a project running smoothly, on budget, and on-time, or running behind, over budget, and frustratingly, can come down to the quality of the tools which you use. You don’t even always need the best tools, but rather the right ones for the job. Unfortunately, finding the right tools […]

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Best Drywall Stilts 2020 – Reviews & Guide

a drywall stilt

Drywall stilts aren’t just for drywall professionals, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t need to live up to your exacting demands. You need a pair of stilts you can rely on, and it can be hard to tell if a pair is worth buying when shopping online. Between product descriptions that make you feel […]

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Best Jointer Planer Combos 2020 – Reviews & Top Picks

benchtop jointer

It may seem that you have to pay through the nose to get a decent jointer planer combo machine these days. While they can be a very useful device, and one which can save space in your shop, searching online for these great machines can make you feel like you have no good options. Between […]

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DeWalt DW734 vs DW735 Planer: What’s the Difference?

man pushing wood on DeWalt DW734

In this comparison, we pit the DeWalt DW734 against the DW735. While similar in many respects, some differences make one a better choice than the other, depending upon your needs. Both will serve the DIY/home woodworkers and small professional users well. Both are billed as portable, but the user manual recommends two people transport the […]

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Best Stud Finders For Plaster Walls 2020 – Top Picks & Reviews

a stud finder for plaster wall

You can’t just use any stud finder when you’re trying to hang something under a plaster wall. Most of the time, the plaster is hung over thick wooden studs that are spaced evenly, but too close together to get a good read from a normal stud finder. When you’re shopping online, it’s not always easy […]

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Best Heavy-Duty Work Gloves 2020 – Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Work gloves are meant to make your job easier. If you believe their advertising, shops online are supposed to make your shopping experience easier. Maybe they did at one point, but if you’re like us, you’ve noticed that online stores are now swamped with misleading product descriptions and bad vendors. If you’re looking for a […]

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