Category Archives for Tool Reviews

Best Circular Saws 2016 – 2017 : Editor’s Top Picks & Reviews

Best Circular Saws 2017 : Editor’s Top Picks & Reviews

“Honey, we need a new table, could you please somehow… make one?” We were a young couple, and I was not into DIY project at that time. So I had no idea what to do. I guess we all have been through that moment once, right?

Thank god my father is a DIY enthusiast. He told me to use a circular saw and suggested me the best circular saws of all circular saw brands. He even borrowed circular saws from his friends for me, what a great father he is.

At first, I was overwhelmed by the amount of information. There are many types such as worm driver, sidewinder, cordless circular saw etc. Even more, there are circular saws for right handed/left handed people. Also, you need to choose the right blades for your work. Last but not least, safety should be your first priority that you should not take it lightly.

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best miter saw 2017

Best Miter Saws 2017: Editor’s Top 3 Picks and Reviews

Why would you need the miter saw when the table saw can do whatever a miter saw can? Because as a homeowner, there are many home projects you want to accomplish within a day, therefore you need something handy to perform the cut as quick as possible.

Miter saw can perform 4 types of cuts, which are cross cut, miter cut, bevel cut and compound cut (combine miter cut with bevel cut). These cuts are suitable for projects like picture framing, crown molding, laminate flooring, finish carpentry and trim work.

There are many miter saw brands in the market, so which one is the best? I’ll answer you with my list of best miter saw 2017. With my experience, I’ll pick out the miter saw to buy. I hope you can rely on the information I provide to get the miter saw for your DIY projects.

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TOP BEST CHAINSAW REVIEWS 2017

Best Chainsaw 2017: Editor’s Top 5 Picks & Reviews

As a self-proclaimed DIYer, I hate cutting wood so much. This type of work produces the loudest noise that makes noise from paint rollers, belt sanders or air compressors sound like a child lullaby. Even more, for added frustration, the chainsaw is usually smelly and oily especially the gasoline one. However, I imagined cutting wood with an axe and started to appreciate the chainsaw.

In modern days, best chainsaws are made quiet, less oil and smelly. I’m referring to the modern electric and battery chainsaws. Even more, they have higher power-to-weight ratio compares to the old model. Depend on your own need, you might want to differentiate clearly between the gasoline and electric ones. Gas chainsaw is for felling tree, while electric chainsaw is for home and yard work.

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best band saws for woodworkers

Best Band Saw Reviews 2017: A Complete Woodworking Buying Guide

Have you ever wondered how people make cabriole legs for the table? The only possible way to do so is to use the best band saw to make curvaceous cuts. That’s how you create such an aesthetic table.

Besides cutting curves, a band saw is also capable of cutting square corners, making relief cuts, resawing thick wood, and shaping circular designs. Those are what you can accomplish with the help of a band saw.

However, there are plenty of manufacturers in the band saw an industry that leaves you to wonder what you should purchase. In addition, there are many types of band saws in the market. Moreover, there are various complicated things when talking the features of each band saw.

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best jigsaws

Best Jigsaw 2017: Editor’s Top 4 Picks And Reviews For Woodworkers

I'm someone who has already experienced through many circular saws and band saws. I used to think that jigsaw is a degraded version of band saws. However, I had never been so wrong.

Actually, the best jigsaw can do curve cuts like a band saw. On top of that, it can do many tasks like pocket cuts, inside circular cutouts, trimming inside built-in cabinets or furniture.

Even more, the best jigsaw performs well tasks such as straight cuts, crosscuts, and plunge cuts. Beveling, ripping and making other shapes are easy tasks for the jigsaw.

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best table saws reviews 2017

Best Table Saws 2017: Editor’s Top 4 Portable Jobsite Brands and Reviews

In this article, I’ll present to you the list of the best table saws in 2017. Before you start, make a checklist based on this illustration to ensure your safety.

As blood was spitting all over my friend’s face, he realized that he already cut off half his finger. He didn’t feel any pain because of the adrenaline rush, yet I was certain that I saw something white… it was his bone.

That’s what you get for using a dangerous tool without getting a proper guide. Part of the accident was caused by the vibration and him having no idea how to cut (body position, hand position). Here I have an illustration to prove that table saw accident is common.

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Best Electric Belt Sanders Reviews and Buying Guide 2017

Best Belt Sanders 2017: Editor’s Top Picks And Reviews

Sanding can be a painful and time-consuming job, particularly when you are sanding with your hands and some sandpaper. But you obviously don’t want to paint/stain/varnish on a messy surface, right? That’s the reason why belt sander cannot be ignored.

Thanks to advancement in technology, people have invented the electric sander, a powerful tool used to abrade wood, metal, and laminate fast and efficiently. However, if you are unfamiliar with these tools, you might have a hard time choosing one.

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porter cable corded drill

Best Corded Drills 2017: Editor’s Top 5 Picks And Reviews

A home improvement tool such as a corded drill which is necessary for every house to do home projects. And one of the most home projects is drilling and fastening. Thus, we all need the best corded drills to do these tasks.

There are many types of drills in the market, especially a corded drill and a cordless drill. Each of them has their own benefits and I only need a drill for creating holes, driving screws and mixing paints around my house. That’s why I purchased a corded drill.

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Top 10 Cordless Drills

Top 10 Cordless Drills 2017: Editor’s Best Choices And Reviews

The functionality of a drill in driving a screw or making a hole during electric works is beyond question. You often find difficulties in making electrical wirings and doing similar projects because the drill doesn’t function as expected- don’t you?

You should get hold of a better drill that will be portable as well as provide the sufficient power for your operations.

That is why I have compiled a list of top 10 cordless drills available in the market that combine great features such as power-efficiency, great speed and high torque. Read along to know which ten I am talking about and why they are considered as the top 10 cordless drills

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