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Buying the Best Dovetail Jig – Top 5 Reviews (2018 Update)

The dovetail joint is time-honoured favourite 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

Top 5 Best Benchtop Jointers on The Market (2018 Update)

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 with your hard earned money. That’s

An Introduction to the Box Joint (AKA Finger Joint)

The box joint is a go-to option that all woodworkers gravitate towards for some project or another. It is a great way of joining two pieces of wood. And while the dovetail joint is often seen as the superior choice, (classic, strong and beautiful are

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