Tag: power-tools

24 When, if ever, is it safe to use gloves with power tools? 2015-03-17T18:21:46.013

21 When should I use a Jointer vs. a Planer? 2015-03-19T15:07:36.177

20 In what cases is it useful to have more than one of the same tool? 2015-05-29T15:43:41.123

18 What can I do to eliminate drift when cutting with my bandsaw? 2015-03-19T15:46:58.410

18 How do I make a drill hole the same depth every time? 2016-02-24T02:49:40.253

13 In what situations would I use a belt sander versus a random orbit sander? 2015-03-19T02:28:52.240

13 How should I store the batteries of my cordless drill? 2015-04-13T11:49:56.517

13 Why are keyed drill chucks still available for modern tools? 2016-02-24T13:02:30.037

12 Why does direction matter when using an electric router? 2015-04-20T17:18:32.253

12 What can I do if I lose the chuck key for my drill? 2015-05-26T13:42:00.343

12 How to cut the centre out of a large round of wood 2015-07-18T11:11:01.453

11 Can you overwork an impact driver? 2015-07-02T12:07:56.667

11 What are the advantages of band-saws with multiple speeds? 2015-07-04T16:08:21.607

11 How do I choose a drill press? 2016-01-09T02:52:17.970

10 How can I make an inset cutting board handle? 2015-04-29T23:47:33.900

10 What types of table saw cuts cannot be made with a riving knife installed? 2015-05-05T17:23:58.767

10 Is an oscillating multi-tool a good option for detailed sanding? 2015-06-06T16:17:28.770

10 Can I really use my table saw as a disc sander? 2016-03-14T19:32:33.673

10 Tungsten Carbide grades 2016-04-11T23:59:46.740

9 How do you make mortise and tenon joints using power tools? 2015-04-03T17:44:07.010

9 Body positioning while using a jointer 2015-07-27T14:44:19.507

9 Is it better to let the tool run or stop in-between cuts? 2016-02-07T22:58:40.880

9 Hitachi electric miter saw leaves a strange, slightly undulating non-square edge 2016-10-10T05:02:13.413

8 When is it not possible or not practical to use a blade guard? 2015-05-05T17:03:15.380

8 Best sander for rustic wood 2015-05-24T20:50:11.703

8 Why don't most modern drill presses use some form of VFD instead of manual belt-changes to adjust speed? 2015-06-11T00:05:39.013

8 How do I cut thick wood with a jigsaw? 2015-06-18T00:36:02.040

8 How heavy a piece of wood can my lathe handle? 2016-03-15T14:47:25.543

8 How do I remove a stuck router bit from a plunge router? 2016-06-07T11:28:33.820

7 In what cases is it NOT useful to have more than one of the same tool? 2015-05-30T00:45:34.060

7 Are there any differences between jigsaws, sabre saws, or scroll saws? 2015-07-01T02:16:15.413

7 What tools/methods I could use to create a small circular recess? 2015-08-24T00:19:44.327

7 My jigsaw is terrible at cutting vertically through a simple 2x4 2015-09-25T01:55:29.687

7 How do I know when it is too cold to work outside? 2016-01-31T15:18:35.587

7 Are there techniques to sand small parts on a benchtop belt sander? 2016-02-28T07:13:38.900

7 What is an electric planer (hand tool) good for? 2016-04-26T18:30:07.127

7 Orbital sander papers coming off 2016-11-21T14:04:32.170

7 Sander in lieu of grindstone? 2016-12-04T14:57:07.640

7 Winter and my tools 2017-10-25T14:24:13.920

6 What tools can I use for carving 2015-11-10T07:54:27.523

6 Why aren't belt sanders with sanding frames available anywhere? 2015-11-21T15:12:13.473

6 How to determine if a router bit is safe to use? 2015-12-14T14:32:05.303

6 What is the difference between a worm and sidewinder drive circular saws? 2016-04-20T11:50:42.100

6 Can I use a 6mm shank in a 1/4 inch collet? 2016-04-24T16:16:03.043

6 Are there any best practices when using dado blades or stack? 2016-04-29T18:18:54.320

6 Choosing a saw for oak worktop, considering future usefulness 2016-12-20T19:20:37.230

5 How does a variable speed control mechanism work? 2015-04-04T07:20:35.287

5 How can I taper a slightly misaligned board with a handheld power planer? 2015-07-15T16:17:41.997

5 What is an accurate and safe way to piece together wood with a rhombus cross section? 2015-10-03T12:26:03.210

5 Are there any tips when working a large surface with an handheld electric planer? 2016-04-26T00:26:22.390

5 Miter saw does not cut all the way through 2016-05-22T13:06:24.750

4 What tool can cut thin wood or acrylic/plexiglass without melting it that is suitable for NYC apartment? 2015-10-15T21:53:21.087

4 I was thinking of buying a router. I tried a router bit in my power drill. It didn't work 2015-10-28T23:54:34.350

4 What level of inaccuracy is considered tolerable for a miter saw? 2015-12-08T00:50:54.840

4 How to start a cut when using router templates 2016-02-15T16:35:20.413

4 What would be the best way to bevel an oval table top? 2016-04-28T14:05:03.110

4 Hose converter between Dewalt Saw and Shop Vac 2016-05-16T13:09:54.487

4 Cutting a circle out of a sleeper to a certain depth 2016-07-10T12:41:22.453

4 Planing the inside of a curved surface with power tools 2016-08-02T04:44:35.937

4 US handheld circular saws with riving knives? 2017-04-19T02:03:09.793

4 Is there a name for this particular cutting tool used by people needing to cut into walls to fix things inside? 2018-01-26T20:19:41.630

4 Is it appropriate for an 8 year-old to act as a 'helper,' ripping sheets on a table saw? 2018-02-17T22:59:54.533

3 Can I make large 3-phase machinery run on a single-phase 240V, 20A circuit, and if so, how do I do it? 2015-04-25T20:43:38.707

3 Coping with uneven table saw table and inconsistent cut depth 2015-11-05T16:09:15.420

3 Can a Biscuit Joiner Make T-joints? 2015-12-15T16:58:06.720

3 How do you prevent screws or other metal from falling in the hole on your router table? 2016-02-23T05:40:06.247

3 What type of lathe do I need for duplicating parts 2016-02-25T04:39:53.970

3 How can I sharpen a reciprocating saw blade? 2016-05-04T00:33:35.473

3 Bullnose router bit, 1/4" shank, 1/4" radius, bearing guide DOESN'T EXIST? 2016-07-24T01:08:37.687

3 Why do (electric) routers spin so fast? 2017-01-12T02:54:20.243

3 Creating a mount for Hitachi SB8V2 belt sander? 2017-01-20T19:49:20.123

3 Planing boards with the nearly useless hand-held power planer 2017-02-01T16:14:20.837

3 Is it possible to make a combination tool? 2017-07-05T02:25:38.607

2 What is the best drill bit for MDF? 2015-12-07T22:31:23.703

2 What is this tool called for making wave surface? 2016-08-14T03:42:24.350

2 Scroll or Band saw? 2016-09-10T04:51:28.987

2 Are the wheels of a bandsaw exactly the nominal diameter? 2017-08-24T21:12:38.323

1 Drilling through fiberboard 2017-08-23T22:37:48.390

1 Quality Band Saw Blades 2017-12-06T22:14:45.043

0 Considerations for cordless circular saw blades - effects of kerf, coating and geometry on performance? 2017-04-07T14:19:59.940

0 Belt sanding belt joints 2017-05-26T14:30:14.463