Best Hook Knives For Spoon Carving and Whittling (Top 7 Picks For Any Budget)

Top 7 Hook Knives For Spoon Carving in 2020 Hook knives are a great tool for beginners to get started with regardless of your skill level in woodcarving. If you are interested in woodcarving, whittling, or just want to dip your toe into woodworking a hook knife is a great low-cost option to get started. A hook knife comes with a sharp blade that makes carving easier and enjoyable. You can use it for spoon carving, chip carving, letter detailing, and whittling projects. With a click of a button, you can easily buy one of these online. However, the many…

10 Best Woodworking Clamps For Any Project Imaginable

Introduction Whether you are a craftsman, handyman, or casual woodworker you probably use clamps in some fashion. However, the type of clamp you purchase greatly depends on the scope of the project you are working on. Nothing is more frustrating than having to purchase a new tool everytime you start a new project. This causes your workshop to get cluttered and forces many craftsmen to go over budget. Clamps are one of the most versatile tools in woodworking, and often alleviate the need for many other tools. Generally, everyone knows clamps are used to fix an object to a surface…

Best Corner Clamps of 2020

Introduction Corner clamps are highly effective, easy to use tools for all woodworkers.  While many people believe all clamps are the same, corner clamps are meant to facilitate the attachment of two or more pieces together (at a 90 degree angle). Examples include right angle clamp for making 90 degree corners and a strap clamp that fastens your pieces together with a long strap. As a go-tool for most woodworking enthusiasts, corner clamps offer high precision in different projects and can be used to make things like beehives, picture frames, desks and much more. Theoretically, all corner clamps should function…

Best Wood Lathes of 2020

How To Pick The Best Wood Lathe On a Budget in 2020 Woodturning has been in existence since the 1300 BCE in Ancient Egypt where the first two-person wood lathe was made. This innovation has evolved over time and now has important upgrades such as revolutions per minute (rpm) that help us monitor its efficiency for different woodworking projects. Woodworking broadly encompasses all arts of making decorative designs and products from wood while woodturning literally refers to the craft of working on wood as it turns with the help of a machine called a wood lathe. A wood lathe makes…

How to Save 70% Off Retail Prices When Buying Tools in 2020

How To Save 70% Off Retail Prices For Tools in 2020 This article is designed to demonstrate how you can save money on name brand tools, and even how you can get free tools with very little effort. However, the exact percentage you save will be variable depending on what you buy and when you buy it. We have found that the average person following the principles contained in this article will save around 70% on tools if they spend $300 or more. This is not a guarantee, but rather best practices that will allow you to save a lot…

Ultimate Small Shop Review

Ultimate Small Shop Review Many amateur Do-It-Yourselfers and woodworkers often fantasize about the idea of having their own workshop. However, very few of these craftsmen actually decide to build a workshop because they are afraid of the cost, construction time, and limited space at their disposal. While these are all valid considerations the truth is you can set up a very nice workshop with limited space and anywhere from $500-$1000 investment. The key to successfully building your own workshop is planning. You need to map out exactly what you are going to buy, and how everything in your shop will…

What Are Machinst 123 Blocks Used For

What Are 123 Blocks? 123 Blocks are one of the most versatile and underused pieces of equipment in almost any shop. While they are traditionally used by machinists, 123 blocks can provide cheap, practical applications for almost any craftsman. As the name suggests 123 blocks are 1″ thick x 2″ wide x by 3″ long. These precise specifications make them ideal for setting up many machines in any workshop. 123 blocks have a wide array of applications that make them essential in any shop. In this article we will break down some of the mot popular use cases of 123 blocks…

The Best Woodburning & Pyrography Kits of 2020

Best Wood Burning Kits of 2020 – Top Picks & Reviews Woodburning or the discipline pyrography is a skillful art that can loosely be defined as the craft of using a tool with a hot tip to decorate and engrave designs to the surface of either wood or leather. It is very common among artists and woodworkers. Woodburning today is a popular hobby for thousands of woodworkers and DIYers. That said, unfortunately, there are very few well-known brands that produce wood-burning kits. Therefore, it’s difficult to determine where the best quality wood burning kits are manufactured. For this reason, we…

Best 6 Chisel Sets of 2020

Check out our top reviewed chisel sets of 2019. Our reviews are based on price, blade quality, and overall versatility for numerous DIY projects with different materials.

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