Special Issue: Woodshop Essentials Our special Tool Buying Guide 2003 shows you our 5 All-time Favorite Jigs, plus tool techniques and buying advice for over 901 tools! Crosscutting wide panels is child’s play with this inexpensive and easy-to-make Panel-cutting Sled jig. With some inexpensive acrylic you can make a system of precise Shop-made Router Guides that will cut circles, plow grooves and dados – even trim wooden plugs flush to your project. Take a handful of shop scraps and a couple of screws to produce a Blast Gate for a Shop Vacuum that connects two machines and can easily direct suction to one or the other. We’ve brought back the plans for this versatile, portable and compact Ultimate Miter Saw Stand. Our plans allow you to build a Drill Press Table that is as good (or better) than commercial store-bought ones and much less expensive.With our Tool Techniques & Buying Advice you can find all you need to know about: 12-volt Drills, Band Saws, Biscuit Joiners, Block Planes, Chisels, Drill Presses, Dust Collectors, Jigsaws, Joiners, Mortisers, Miter Saws, Mobile Bases, Sanders, Table Saws, Thickness Planers, Routers, with a complete Source Guide.
Here are some supplies and tools we find essential in our everyday work around the shop. We may receive a commission from sales referred by our links; however, we have carefully selected these products for their usefulness and quality.