Kreg Precision Router Table

Tool: Precision Router Table System Manufacturer: Kreg MSRP: $549.00 Some router tables have gotten so complex and expensive that they actually rival a decent shaper. I’ve always preferred simple [...]

Arbortech Contour Random Sander

Tool: Contour Sander Manufacturer: Arbortech MSRP: $79 I’ve been building a stacked-lamination piece with plenty of concave and convex curves that require a good deal of sanding. Arbortech’s new [...]

Shellac Tiger Flakes

Tool: Tiger Flakes Manufacturer: Brooklyn Tool & Craft MSRP: $28+ Because shellac is my favorite finish, I have tried nearly every brand of flakes on the market. By far, my favorite brand is [...]

Angle-Ease Router Base from Woodhaven

Tool: Angle-Ease Manufacturer: Woodhaven MSRP: $299.99 A router table that tilts opens up vast new worlds when it comes to making mouldings. The one feature that I love about the Angle-Ease (from [...]

Earlex SprayPort 6003 Test

Tool: SprayPort 6003 Manufacturer: Earlex MSRP: $499.99 I first became aware of High-Volume Low-Pressure (HVLP) systems about 20 years ago. At the time, it seemed like a great idea – reduce [...]

Tool Test: Bosch CM10GD Glide Miter Saw

by Chuck Bender page 12 Bosch does it again, only smaller, with its CM10GD Dual-bevel Glide Miter Saw. Like its big brother (the GCM12SD), this saw has a hinged-arm system that creates a [...]

Safety Combo

Tool: Eye Muffs Manufacturer: Eye Muffs MSRP: $49.95 I know safety isn’t a topic that evokes that “must read” feeling in most of us, but when something new and innovative comes along, you might [...]

Blue Spruce Joiner’s Mallets

Tool: Rectangular Mallet Manufacturer: Blue Spruce Toolworks MSRP: $85 For some woodworkers, building your own mallet is a rite of passage. After using dozens of student-made mallets, however, I [...]

SuperMax 19-38 Drum Sander

Tool: 19-38 Drum Sander Manufacturer: SuperMax Tools MSRP: $1499 The first thing that comes to mind upon seeing the SuperMax 19-38 drum sander is the company’s focus on quality. It’s evident in [...]

Must-Have Router Bits

Every woodworking shop has a few vital tools that are absolute necessities. And whether you have a strict power-only tool policy or you take a blended approach, I would argue that a router is one [...]

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