Tru-Oil, coat, cut-off

One of the many decisions involved in any woodworking project is deciding the finish to apply. Beginning woodworkers think they only have two basic choices: paint or varnish. But as the woodworker gains experience, they also experiment with other forms of finish, seeking out what will make their project look the best. This is especially … Read more

Kreg Rip Cut Review

kreg, rip cut

Kreg is known for making reliable clamping, joining, and cutting tools. The company prides itself on the precision and quality of their tools. It’s not surprising that the Kreg Rip-cut Circular Saw Edge Guide meets expectations, and perhaps exceeds them. This handy universal circular saw attachment is designed to create accurate, straight, and repeatable cuts … Read more

Ridgid Band Saw and Alternatives

rigid band saw

What is the best entry level band saw? Ridgid is one brand that used to top the list. Offering a combination of reliable performance, heavy-duty construction, and affordability, it was a favorite with hobbyists and more experienced woodworkers alike. While the company itself is going strong, it discontinued its bandsaws. This article explains what happened … Read more

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