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Best Chainsaw (July 2019): 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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  • Updated March 1, 2019
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Best Band Saw Reviews (July 2019): 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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  • Updated May 8, 2019
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Best Jigsaw (July 2019): 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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  • Updated April 8, 2019
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Best Table Saw (July 2019): 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 2019. 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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  • Updated March 31, 2019
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