Jigsaws are an incredible power tool and can be used to make straight or curved cuts in a variety of materials such as wood, particleboard, plastic, metal, and even ceramic tile. Jigsaw blades come in a range of different shapes and lengths and are usually specially designed to cut one particular material. In this article,… Continue reading Do Jigsaw Blades Come In Different Lengths?
Modern electric drills are loaded with features and are designed to take a hammering but can an electric drill be used as a sander? While most are first and foremost intended for use of drilling or boring holes or driving screws, with the right attachment, you can even turn your electric drill into a versatile… Continue reading Can An Electric Drill Be Used As A Sander?
Need more woodworking tool ideas? This post will give you many. It lists 11 tool categories with over 50 examples of tools and related items. The best part is that all of these things are available online. Many people buy their tools at local hardware stores or department stores. Often, this isn’t the best approach. … Continue reading Woodworking Tool Ideas: You Can Find These Online!
Can I buy exotic woods online? This question is more important than ever, since exotic woods are used in many woodworking projects. These can range from tables, cabinets, and even small turned items such as pens or multicolored bowls. It’s often possible to purchase exotic Woods at lumber yards. However they’re often quite a distance… Continue reading Can I Buy Exotic Woods Online?
If you use a jigsaw often, you probably asked this question: Can I use a T-Shank blade in a U-Shank jigsaw? And if you’re a woodworker or even hobbyist, you want to make sure your jigsaw is working properly and safely. I was looking for U-shank jigsaw blades recently. However, my local store didn’t have… Continue reading Can I Use a T-Shank Blade in a U-Shank Jigsaw?
The circular saw can be operated with two hands or even one hand! So, what is the average weight of a circular saw? The weight of the tool is important. It can make the difference between comfortable operation and operator fatigue. The average weight of a circular saw is about 9.85 lbs. When figuring the… Continue reading What is the Average Weight of a Circular Saw (with over 28 Examples)