The 6 Best Router Tables of 2020 (Top Picks and Reviews)

Router tables are one of the primary staples in any workshop. Router Tables helps users to creatively make unique shapes and curves, dig grooves, and create indents on their workpieces. While router tables are capable of cutting wood, they should not be confused with table saws, because they do not have a sawing element. During operation, the router table allows the user to work with both hands while accurately guiding the workpieces towards the router as it works on them. Other than wood, router tables can be used to cut fiberglass, Kevlar, and other hard materials. Some of the projects…

Best C Clamps of 2020

Introduction C-clamps are an invaluable addition to any workshop. They are extremely, cheap, take up very little space, and are extremely reliable. For those unfamiliar with the term a C-clamp, sometimes called a “G-cramp” is a piece of metal in the shape of a “C” with a metal screw running through the ends. This screw allows you to hold to two pieces of wood, metal, or plastic perfectly still. For this reason a c-clamp is often referred to as a “third hand.” C-clamps are a great way to hold materials together for welding, woodworking, or even using glue. If you…

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…

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…

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