It seems foolish to me that people still use an axe to split logs into firewood. It made sense a hundred years ago but times have changed. In this article we help you choose the Best Log Splitter under $1000 so you never have to swing an axe again. A log splitter is the evolution of the axe in the same way that cars are the evolution of horse drawn carriages. If you use a lot of firewood in the winter then investing in a high quality log splitter is probably a good investment for you.
Let’s go on a hunt for the best bench vise — or is it vice? Many people get confused with the spelling, so let’s clear this up before we get started.
I often see a vise referred to as a vice. This is a spelling thing and not really something one would discuss in a tool review. Though, for the sake of clarity, here’s a short English spelling lesson. In the USA and Canada, the spelling of the word vice and vise has two separate meanings. Other English-speaking countries use UK spelling. In these countries, there is only one way of spelling both terms, this being the word vice. If you read information supplied by English-speakers outside of North America, you’ll find the word vice used where, in the US, one would call it a vise. [Read more…]
Welcome to our buying guide to help you choose the best bandsaw for the money in 2019. We cover a lot of topics in this article to empower you to make an educated decision. We discuss, review and recommend a wide range of bandsaws that we feel are worth buying.
Band saws are an essential tool for any workshop so choosing the right model is important so you know what your options are.
Welcome to our buying guide to help you choose the Best Concrete Saw.
If we’re going to be realistic, there’s no sure way of telling which is the best concrete saw. There are a variety of tools designed for cutting into concrete, stone, and masonry. One could start out with a regular angle grinder. Sure, these power tools can use a masonry cutting disc to cut concrete, brick and stone. But they are certainly not the best. An angle grinder is a multi-purpose tool which has the advantage of versatility. You can cut more than just concrete with an angle grinder. Though the very fact that these machines have multiple applications means that they are not purpose-built for concrete, limiting their abilities. [Read more…]
What’s the Best Dust Extractor for a Small Workshop?
Dust extractors, especially for a small home shop, are often an afterthought. We can get very excited about saws, planers, and all the other power tools that improve the way work. I don’t think that there’s much of a thrill in buying a dust extractor. With that said, they do form an important addition to any shop. [Read more…]
Which DeWalt drill should you buy? Let’s be honest, the best DeWalt drill really depends on the application you need it for.
Choosing the best DeWalt drill is an epic task, there are more than 50 different models in their lineup of corded and cordless drills. Having so many options can be a good thing. We all have different requirements and we don’t all have the same budget. So I have no doubt that anyone can find the perfect drill for their needs amongst the huge selection that DeWalt has to offer. [Read more…]
Welcome to our Buying Guide : Best Cordless Combo Kit for the money.
Boy, have we got an incredible lineup of cordless combo tool kits for you. It’s very easy for me to get excited by great tools, but these kits have me over the moon. You just have to count the pieces that you get, check what it would cost you if you bought them individually, and compare this to the cost of the kit. You too, will ecstatic about the value added purchase. [Read more…]
Welcome to our Buying Guide to help you choose the Best Cyclone Dust Collector for your workshop.
Dust is the Enemy! I’ve seen signs like this posted in every type shop from spray booths to woodworking shops. Whether it’s a home garage shop, or an industrial size woodworking factory, a cyclone dust collector is the best way to control the dust that’s created by cutting and sanding. With this in mind, we’ve embarked on a mission to find the best cyclone dust collectors. [Read more…]
Welcome to our buying guide to help you choose the Best 12″ Sliding Compound Miter Saw.
I recently started out on a search for the best 12” sliding compound miter saw. The web is full of reviews with a massive selection of products. My first thought was how can they all be the best? There are so many and a list of the 10 best sliding miter saws, left me even more confused than when I started. So, I decided to do my own research. [Read more…]
How do you select the best wood lathe when new to the hobby? To help you, we’ve selected three affordable wood lathes in the midi range, meaning that they are not large industrial machines. More the type of wood lathe used by hobbyists and small workshops. Since these are midi sized wood lathes, I’ve decided to explain some of the terms used in selecting one. It should help with selecting the best wood lathe that’s suitable for your project list. [Read more…]