The Jigsaw vs Router: Which one is better? Can you cut wood with these woodworking power tools? This post is about power tools for the beginner. It focuses on a comparison of the Jigsaw vs Router. Does one tool have advantages over the other? The post will list pros and cons in order to help… Continue reading Jigsaw vs Router: 15 Pros and Cons
Why is reclaimed wood so expensive? What are the advantages? What are the drawbacks? It can be even more expensive than other, customary types of wood. In this article, we will answer several questions: Is this expense justified? Why is it an eco-friendly alternative and are there any problems with this? How can you get… Continue reading Why is reclaimed wood so expensive?
Is wood recyclable or garbage? Can recycled wood be reused? for something else of value when you’re finished with it? Or, do you need to throw it out in a landfill? Using an old saying, we can rephrase the question like this: Is one man’s trash another man’s treasure? The short answer to this question… Continue reading Is Wood Recyclable or Garbage?
So, your plans call for 3 carriage bolts to hold the top planks to a frame. Why should you use a carriage bolt? Can you use something else? Well, the short answer is: You should use carriage bolts in order to fasten wood to metal. Carriage bolts make this process quick and easy. You just… Continue reading Why Should You Use a Carriage Bolt?
So, what is the saber saw used for? Do you swing swords in order to chop wood into pieces? No, you don’t. Actually, there is a lot of confusion about the name. I’ll try to clarify things: The Saber saw is a portable woodworking tool and can also be called a Sabre Saw or a… Continue reading What is a Saber Saw Used For?
Modern electric drills for woodworking are extremely versatile. There are many different types of drill bits and also accessories for the drill. However, can an electric drill actually be used to turn screws, as with a screwdriver? The short answer to this question is Yes! In our discussion below, we will assume that the operator… Continue reading Can an Electric Drill be used as a Screwdriver?