Category Archives: Workshop

lathe chucks

Best Wood Lathe Chuck – 2020 Reviews and Comparison

BESTPICK Our Top 3 Picks for Lathe ChucksPSI Woodworking CSC3000C Barracuda Wood Lathe Chuck SystemNOVA 48232 G3 Reversible Wood Turning ChuckDelta Industrial 46-461 Reversible Nova G3-D Wood ChuckThere is a large selection of lathe chucks and jaws available on the market today. With such a wide

best palm sanders

The 5 Best Palm Sander – 2020 Reviews and Comparisons

Photo by Sidney Pearce on UnsplashPalm sanders are great little tools for home projects, building your own furniture and a whole lot more. While you’re shopping for one, it’s a good idea to consider things like the price, vibration and overall quality of the product.

best plunge router

Best Plunge Router – 2020 Reviews With Comparisons]

Plunge routers are some pretty versatile tools which mostly every handyman and carpenter needs to have in their arsenal. Yet, choosing the right one to suit your needs is easier said than done. Today we are here to help you find the best plunge router of

best Reciprocating Saw

The 5 Best Reciprocating Saw – 2020 Reviews

A reciprocating saw is one of the most versatile saws available, being able to cut through just about anything.  However, choosing the right one can be difficult, so in this article, we’re going to review five of the best reciprocating saw available to help you

scroll saw reviews

Best Scroll Saw Review – Top 5 Round Up (2020 Edition)

 So what is the best scroll saw on the market today? Like all good power tools the choice is long and wide. To help you in your search we have reviewed 5 of the top rated scroll saws currently available. For our selection at a

floor drill press

In Search Of The Best Drill Press On The Market

So what is the best floor drill press on the market today? That’s exactly what we aim to find out with this ultimate guide. We have gone in depth here and brought together 5 comprehensive reviews of some of the best floor drill presses available

dado blades

Best Dado Blade Reviews – A Top 5 Dado Set Round Up

One of the best add-ons you can buy for your table saw is a quality stacked dado blade. ​The dado blade provides excellent versatility. Rabbets, dadoes, and groove, as well as tenons, can all be achieved using the tool.  Want to cut some spline slots? Or maybe

magnetic drill press

The Best Magnetic Drill Press (TOP 5 REVIEWS)

The magnetic drill is a versatile tool. Fabricators and contractors can choose from several types and sizes these days. Add that to the array of annular cutters available and the various features that manufactures pack into their drills and you are left with an overwhelming

dovetail jig

Buying the Best Dovetail Jig – Top 5 Reviews For 2020

The dovetail joint is a time-honoured favorite due to its strength and aesthetic elegance. ​However, it is not a particularly easy joint to cut by hand.For this reason, the dovetail jig has become a popular go-to tool for the many woodworkers. Using one of these handy

pocket hole jig

Best Pocket Hole Jig – Complete Reviews 2020

Visible screws on a woodworking project should generally be avoided. A flush and tidy finish are the hallmarks of a professional and no matter your skill level, you should strive to do the same.One of the most popular tools to help hide any visible screws

drum sander

Best Drum Sander Reviews for the Money (Top 5 Reviews)

What is the best drum sander on the market today? Like any good tool there are a wide range of brands adding their products into the mix. Knowing which to go for can be difficult. That’s where this guide aims to help. We’ve taken 5

biscuit jointer

Top 5 Best Biscuit Joiner in the Market For 2020

If you want to make clean efficient joints without unsightly screws or bolts one of the easiest ways of doing so is with the best biscuit joiners.But what is the best biscuit joiner on the market today?That’s exactly what we have set out to answer.

The Best CNC Machine Router Kit in 2020 (Top 5 Reviewed)

Premium Choice Piranha FX CNC Router Check Price Read Review Best Overall E3 CNC Router Engraver Kit + DeWalt DW660 Router Check Price Read Reviews Great Value Genmitsu CNC 3018-PRO Check Price Read Review Our Top 5 Picks for CNC Routes E3 CNC Router Engraver

splitting maul

The Best Splitting Maul For The Money (Top 5 Reviews)

What is the best splitting maul on the market today? The fact is, if you are going all out to buy a dedicated splitting tool, you’ll want to be sure that you are getting a quality product that is built to last.To help you in

table saw fence

Buying the Best Table Saw Fence Upgrade (Top 5 Reviews For 2020 )

The table saw rip fence is an extremely important piece of equipment. Understandably, choosing the correct product can be a little daunting.The majority of stock fences sold with machines are of lacklustre quality. Sure they are functional, but they are not up to the standard

Best Tile Saw for the Money (Top 5 Reviews for 2020 )

Last Updated on 19th March 2020Whether you’re a professional, a handyman or have a go at doing some home tiling – if you aim to do the job properly, you are going to need a tile saw. But which saw is the best? As you

The 5 Best Benchtop Jointer in 2020 – Reviews with Comparison

Last Updated on 19th March 2020 A jointer is an important tool for any woodworker or carpenter, whether a hobbyist or professional. However, with the amount of jointers available, (many of varying quality), it is important to know what you are buying before you part

track saw reviews

The Best Track Saw For The Money in 2020 – Reviews with Comparison

A track saw is an excellent tool for accurately cutting and slicing sheet materials, while ensuring smooth edges with a quality finish.Their strength and versatility means that lumber and other materials can be cut too.However, which is the best track saw on the market today? Our

Belt Sander Review

Belt Sander Reviews in 2020 [Our Reviews & Comparisons]

Sanding is far from the most glamorous part of woodworking. There are no serious changes, no cutting or painting, no saws or hammers to wield. Many novice woodworkers will be tempted to skip sanding altogether, but tellingly, experienced craftsmen will make sure to sand thoroughly

best belt sander

Best Belt Sander in 2020 [Our Reviews & Comparisons]

Sanding is by no means the first thing on a woodworker’s mind. There is any number of considerations that come before sanding. From what lumber to use to how well ventilated your shop might be, and with good reason – after all, you can sand

best small chainsaw

Best Small Chainsaw in 2020 [Our Reviews & Comparisons]

One tends to think of chainsaws as being reserved for the bigger jobs – felling redwoods, clearing rubble, squaring and slicing huge cords of firewood. There’s no denying that chainsaws can do all that and more, but not every chainsaw is built with the deep

metal lathe reviews

The Best Metal Lathe For The Money In 2020 (Top 5 Reviewed)

What is the best metal lathe you can buy today? There’s a number of options available within a wide price range. To narrow this down today, we will look at small metal lathes suitable for the home workshop, farm and semi-pro use, (we will leave

How to Choose the Right Bolt Cutters for the Job?

A bolt cutter is a very handy tool. Whether you’re a homeowner or contractor, there will be times where the only solution is to pull out the bolt cutter and make quick work of the offending obstacle in your way. The most common uses for

How to Cut Laminate Flooring & the Tools to Use

If you are thinking about embarking on some DIY to lay laminate flooring there are a few things you need to consider before you begin. Apart from sourcing the new boards, you need to make sure you have the correct tools for the job. And

Choosing The Best Scroll Saw Blades For The Job

If you’re an occasional scroll saw user choosing the right blade for the job can often be confusing. Not only are there a wide range of scroll saw blades available, they also differ in purpose and overall quality. So how do you pick the best

How To Use Bolt Cutters Like A Boss

Call me a fool, but a good set of heavy-duty bolt cutters is an instant testosterone injection. After picking up a hand tool that is capable of crushing through steel bars with minimum effort you can’t help but want to unleash that destructive force at

Jointer or Planer – Which Is The Right Tool For You?

In a follow up to our recent ‘Best Benchtop Jointers in 2016 top 5 review article‘, we are looking at a popular question that beginner woodworkers have. Namely, whether to purchase a Jointer or a Plainer, or more fundamental still, what the hell is the

English Wheel Basics – What is it and how to use one

The English wheel is an essential metal working tool, that is associated with the craft of panel beating. More specifically, it enables the user to form compound (double curvature) curves from flat sheets of metal. The most often used material with a an English wheel is

bow saw

Best Bow Saw Reviews – Top 5 Picks 2020

 A bow saw is a very handy tool to have as part of your arsenal. For small to medium-sized sawing jobs it is definitely better than reaching for the chainsaw. A good bow saw will also make simple work of even the heftiest looking logs. So

Best Table Saw

Best Table Saw For 2020 [Complete Reviews With Comparison]

Table saws are a fixture of a work site or tool shed, allowing rapid and easy trimming of lengths of lumber, piping, and more. Many home improvement or do-it-yourself jobs will all but revolve around getting the right length and shape of wood; it stands

Best Cordless Circular Saws

Best Cordless Circular Saws Of 2020 [Complete Reviews & Comparisons]

There are various cordless circular saws available in the market. They are useful for a wide range of DIY and professional use. Quick Navigation ​Our ​Best Cordless Circular Saw Reviews and Comparisons1. ​​​​​DEWALT DC390B 6-1/2-INCH 18-VOLT​2. ​​​​​BLACK & DECKER BDCCS20C 20V​3. ​​​​​​MAKITA SH02R1 12V​4. ​​​​​​​PORTER-CABLE

Best Cordless Sawzall

Best Cordless Sawzall Of 2020 [Complete Reviews & Comparisons]

DIY and professionals need to have the appropriate tools to produce the best results. Cordless sawzalls are used effectively in any environment. A good thing about the recent models is that they are built to last longer. You should get the right tool that matches the